The romance and beauty of the Greek Islands appeal to millions of people for many different reasons. However, for those who enjoy an adrenaline rush and a challenge, Greek Island rock climbing holidays in Kalymnos tick a lot of boxes.
A small Dodecanese island just 20-minutes away from the larger island of Kos, Kalymnos offers a lot. An ideal place to relax and enjoy the stunning blue waters of the Aegean, it’s also home to some super rock climbing terrain. Experience Greek Island rock climbing holidays with Kalymnos Climbing School to see for yourself.
Greek Island rock climbing holidays
There’s good climbing to be found all over the island, suitable for all levels, from beginner to advanced climbers. Beginners courses with Kalymnos Climbing School start from just €40 a day for a five day course over six days (one rest day in the middle), climbing in the mornings and with all the equipment provided.
Intermediate courses are ideal for people who have some experience climbing indoors and are looking to transfer the skills to the outside. The focus of the course is on transitioning from top rope climbing to lead climbing.
The Training Camp course is aimed at more experienced climbers looking to take on tougher routes. Climb on the cliffs in the morning and in their climbing gym in the evenings. There’s also a range of family climbing options for those looking to sample the thrills and excitement of climbing as a family bonding session.
Why Kalymnos Climbing School are different
Kalymnos Climbing School instructor Loukas has a long history of climbing on the island, as well as winning climbing competitions over many years. He specialises in finding climbers weaknesses and working on improving these areas to make you a stronger and better climber. His vast local climbing knowledge also comes in handy when trying to source the best spots for your ability level.
Climbing groups and tuition are small, meaning you’ll get at least a 1:4 ratio and in some cases, 1:2. It’s the only school on the island that offers these smaller groups. This kind of more intensive instruction leads to rapid improvement in technique and more enjoyable climbing all round.
Kalymnos Climbing School also provide transport to and from the climbing areas, so you won’t have to find your own way there in a hire car or scooter. This saves you the money, time and hassle of having to find each site.
Kalymnos Climbing School are the only climbing school on the Island to offer year round tuition. This is because they have an indoor climbing gym for use when outside climbing is not possible.
Kalymnos is as beautiful and picturesque as you would expect from a small Greek island. There are plenty of places to stay but you won’t find the hoards of tourists here that appear on other islands during the summer season.
It’s a stunning location to learn the basics or improve your climbing technique on Greek Island rock climbing holidays with Kalymnos Climbing School.