See the Island of Nisyros and its volcano

You’ll be spoilt for choice with the different day trips that are on offer from Kefalos, like a visit to the Island of Nisyros to see the majestic volcano. This scenic gem can be seen with an afternoon and evening trip.

After docking at the bustling capital, Mandraki, your first stop on the tour will be Nikia, a charming village that offers a serene bird’s eye view of the gigantic volcanic crater, which was formed after a massive eruption in the 15th century.
As you’re lead down to the crater’s edge, your guide will immerse you in the science and myths that are woven into this intriguing island. Legend says that the Greek God Poseidon created the island by throwing a stone into the sea. Whilst you contemplate this mysterious origin story, you have the chance to walk around the crater and smell the signature sulphur fumes before heading to Mandraki to have an excellent dinner. And while you’re there, why not treat yourself to some “Soumada”, the local almond liquor