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Kalymnos, Food and History

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    GoGreek for A Day, by Intron

  • Locations

    Kalymnos, South Aegean, Greece

  • Activities

    Cultural Immersion, Lifestyle

  • Price
    €100 EUR per person
  • Duration

    6 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    10.00-16.00, 1 May-30 October

  • Starting Location

    Kalymnos island: main docking pier

  • Price Includes

    Food and beverages. Local transportation.

  • Notes

    Meeting Point: at the main docking pier of the local harbour. Kalymnos is a Greek island in the southeastern Aegean Sea.It belongs to the Dodecanese and is located between the islands of Kos and Leros


  • Kalymnos for insiders: food & history. Kalymnos island: where the Experience will take place. Irene Skylla is your Hostess for the whole experience.
  • This experience will take visitors along a walk-about on Kalymnos island.
  • The experience features worth-knowing sights, local culture and cuisine with the help of a local family.
  • What’s Special about this experience: an opportunity to learn the local culture from the real locals

Trip Info

Kalymnos for insiders: food & history.

Kalymnos: where the Experience will take place.

Irene Skylla is your Hostess for the whole experience.

Irene has many years of working experience in the hospitality industry, taking tourists along sightseeing tours in Kalymnos and presenting them with the local culture and history.
- Place of Origin: Kalymnos
- Lives in: Kalymnos
- Speaks: English
- Loves: taking care of guests, swimming, reading, history and folklore
- Has Travelled to: Greece, certain European countries
- Personal Traits: hospitable, patient, joyful, sociable

Here’s how we’ll spend the day and what we’ll do together:

1. Walk-about in Kalymnos
Visitors will visit, by car, all the beautiful hotspots on the island, explore the sights worth seeing, and learn the past and current history of the Kalymnian people. Sights visited include the cultural and archaeological museums, the St Savvas Monastery, a stop-over for swimming, and a traditional boat trip to the Vathi fjords. There will be plenty of picture-taking opportunities.

2. Kalymnos history and cuisine
The visitors will spend a lot of time with Irine’s family, preparing and tasting local home-made food delicacies and learning first-hand the intricacies of Kalymnian cuisine. They will also learn the real history of Kalymnian sponge divers, as told by the real protagonists, and indulge themselves in numerous other activities (depending on availability) like diving and climbing.

Group size: 4 persons max

Your adventure awaits!

GoGreek for A Day, by Intron

We have put together an extensive array of authentic Greek experiences all over Greece, that cover your potential preferences. All experiences are carried out by friendly and knowledgeable local hosts. Go beyond typical tours and see how locals live. Explore insider's walk-abouts and off-the-beaten-track routes, meet real people in real life situations, do and learn Greek things, experience Greek culture and civilization. Get behind the tourists' facade of sea, sun, and ancient ruins and spend a day to become part of actual Greek life on a day-to day basis. You'll end up with warm lifetime memories!

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