At a distance of 20 km from Pothia Town, Emporios is the most far away village in Kalymnos. Geographically Emporios is found on the north western side of the island and it is connected by road with the other tourist villages of Kalymnos. This seaside settlement has few permanent inhabitants and some tourist facilities, such as fish taverns, cafeterias, studios and hotels. In the antiquity, Emporios was the main trade center of the island, while in short distance from the village is a Hellenistic fort called Kastri.
The beach of Emporios is nice and pebbled. It is lined up with huge plane trees and fish taverns. Strong winds may blow in summer days, giving the chance to practice windsurfing, water skiing and other sea sports. In close distance from Emporios are popular nightlife spots of Kalymnos, such as Massouri and Myrties.