The island of chalk
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Archaeological sites, classical antiquity, roman history, byzantine history, medieval history, venetian, etc.
Museums, archaeological museums, byzantine museums, history museums, galleries, folklore museums, coin museums, maritime museums, war museums, etc.
Castles, ancient castles, roman castles, byzantine castles, medieval castles, venetian castles, etc.
Mythology says that the name of the island was given by its first settler, Kimolos. Little is known about the history of the island. In the Middle Ages, it was perhaps called Echinoussa, the island of the Echidnas . Throughout its history, it was connected to Milos, whose fortunes it followed. In the Middle Ages it was occupied by the …
The summer visitor has the opportunity to celebrate with the residents on July 20 to the prophet Elias "inside" and "outside" July 26 in Agia Paraskevi in Xaplovouni July 27 in Agios Panteleimon August 6, the Transfiguration of the Savior, in Chorio and Klima August 23, of the "Nine Days" in Xerokampos (Village, in Zefokalamos and the Monasteries August 27, …
SOIL - FLORA - FAUNA The largest part of the island is volcanic. Therefore, the variety of rocks presented by Kimolos is remarkable. Characteristics of rare rocks found on the island are perlite, betonite or chalky earth and kaolins. Kimolos also has deposits of semi-precious stones, such as opal, quartz and amethyst. In addition to the rocks, it also has …
Sea & Mountain
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