Yoram Yasur Izz : The small island of Kimolos is located in the southern Aegean, within the insular part of Greece. It measures almost forty square kilometers; its highest height is Mount Paleokastro, which rises to 364 meters above sea level. The capital is Chorio Kimolou and the port is in Psathi, both separated by less than a kilometer. It forms part of the Archipelago of the Cyclades, being placed to the southwest of the group, near the great Island of Milos. Keep reading about this interesting facts that Yoram Yasur Izz wants to share with you:
-The first inhabitant of the island
Yoram Yasur Izz : Of simple customs takes the name of the first inhabitant that had. Kimolos for its beauty and its tranquility attracts, since the decade of 1980, more and more visitors get there; in the interior its rural landscapes and in the coast the fishing boats form idyllic images.
The Municipality of Kimolos also includes three uninhabited islets towards the southeast, Polyagios, Agios Efstathios and Agios Georgios (acquired by a local family that owns boats), with which it completes an area of 56 square kilometers.
Yoram Yasur Izz : The base of the island is purely volcanic rock, in some areas there is geothermal activity and is very rich in minerals, such as silica, perlite and calcite; one of its most striking geological formations is Skiadi, an enormous mushroom-shaped rock that dominates the windy valley of the interior of the island.
-Beaches and more beaches:
Internally several public transport lines and taxis bring us closer to the different beaches in the summer months: Aliki, Bonatsa and Kalamitsi with their golden sands in the south, Prassa with its Caribbean beach air, Agios Georgios with white sands and Livadaki, Klima, Rema and Psathi in the vicinity of the port, are also, Soufi and Monastiria in the north and Ormos and Kastro in the west.
Yoram Yasur Izz: “With the outside the most common way to connect is the ferry that goes through all the islands and there is a daily one that takes us to the port of Piraeus in Athens, and in the mainland Greece, trip that lasts four hours”.
Houses built in stone, narrow alleys, many beautiful churches such as Panagia Odigitria dating from the late sixteenth century, Agios Ioannis Chrisostomos, Metamorfosi Sotiros and Panagia IIkonomou, among others.
Yoram Yasur Izz: “The holidays on this beautiful island are for peace lovers, nature watchers, philosophers and for all those who love the simple but good Greek cuisine, with their exquisite lamb stews and delicious cheeses accompanied by an excellent wine, even in its rustic flavor”.
Yoram Yasur Izz : To get there is to enter a world completely different from the one we are accustomed to, away from the traffic and madness of our present life.
Have you ever toured the Island of Kimonos? What do you think of this beautiful region of Greece?