The sights of Kimolos
At Chorio you can visit the Medieval Castle and the Museums (Archaeological and Folklore), and the post Byzantine churches, many of which are protected by the Ministry of Culture. You can admire excellent view to the surrounding area and the nearby islands from the square of Chorio and the courtyard of Pantokratoras at Xaplovouni. The whole village is beautiful with characteristic Cycladic touches that you can discover at the winding alleys.
Follow the road that starts from the area of Tsoukalas and climb to Xaplovouni to see the windmills. You can continue until Pantokratoras and descend through the path to the entrance of Chorio (Mizithrou).
There are mills at the area of Karkani as well.
The Bridge at PanoklimaNear the north exit of Chorio, just after the church of Agios Efstathios, there is stone, old bridge at Panoklima, with interesting view to steep ravines and terraces in the interior of the island.
See the cistern at Xemvri, on the road to Skiadi, before the church of Agioi Anargiroi.
On the southern exit of Chorio, visit the picturesque fishing settlement of Goupa with the “sirmata” (caves carved in the smooth rock, where they keep the boats).
If you visit Kimolos in the spring, at the beach of Aliki, the “lake” will host numerous feathery immigrants and nature will astound you in your every step with colours and scents. At the beach, Carved figure on the rocknext to the promontory of Agios Georgios in Kalamitsi, you can see the carved figure on the rock, work of an anonymous artist.
In the areas at Ellinika, Mavrospilia you will have an appointment with history, since there in the shallow waters lies sunk the ancient city of the island, while on the beach you will see a lot of tombs from the Mycenaean to the Hellenistic period.
At the same area, the Aspragremna provide a spectacular sunset, Sunset at Mavrospiliawhile the more observing among you will discover fossils of sea organisms.
If you have a craft at your disposal, you can see the Carved Cave (Pelekiti) at Kakopotamos, revitalize yourselves at the hot spring flowing at the Agioklima beach or explore the cave at the Promontory of Gerakia and dive into the fabulous turquoise waters.
Finally, impressive are “Tou Geronikola t’ Apsila” with thin layers of grey-white volcanic rock.
For your stay in Kimolos, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Kimolos town (Chora), as well as in many other areas of the island, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
Below, you can see a list of hotels and lodgings for staying in the area and selected accommodation's 'offers and deals' as well as various options for low-cost holidays.
There is public transportation on the island (buses, taxis, rented cars and motorbikes, sea taxis).
Access from Piraeus through Kithnos, Serifos and Sifnos. Trip duration is 5 hours. Sea connection also with Milos, Andros, Paros, Siros and Tinos.
Through the airport of Milos. Then there is coastal link to Kimolos.
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field Routes with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.