Chalki: With the golden-sand beaches and the living traditions


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Chalki is a small and hilly islet, west of Rhodes Island, with wonderful sandy beaches. It is an ideal destination for those who want to spend their holidays away from the stress of modern living.

The only village of the island is called Nimborio. It is an amphitheatrical village, built on the slopes of a hill and consists of tall, two-storey and three-storey renovated, mansions that compose a wonderful, traditional settlement.



Chalki Map

The main archaeological interest of the island is the ruins of the medieval castle on the top of a hill beyond the village. Inside the castle you can visit the church of Agios Nikolaos.

Famous Beaches of Chalki Island: Pondamos, Kania, Trachia and Areta.

How to get there

By ship: From Piraeus (about 18 hours).

Chalki Useful Telephone Numbers (Calling code for Greece 0030)

Piraeus Port Authority
210 4226001-4
Police Station
Chalki coastguard
First Aid