What to do in Kos

Archaeological sites, beautiful beaches and breathtaking views

Important archaeological sites, beautiful beaches, breathtaking landscapes: once you get to Kos, you’ll be spoiled for choice on what to do. The island of the Dodecanese is so beautiful and varied that it can basically meet the needs of all travelers. Do you want crystal clear water and fine sand? Do you want to have fun at night on the beach? Are you lovers of ancient history and want to visit the remains of shrines and temples? In Kos you will find all of this and more. Just choose the holiday that suits you and prepare a well organized itinerary that will allow you to fully discover this little pearl of the Aegean Sea.

Like any other destination in Greece, the island of Kos is also steeped in history and art which, over two thousand years later, survive in splendid open-air monuments. In Kos Town you will have the opportunity to admire the ancient agora, the square once surrounded by giant marble temples and today is located the archaeological museum of the island. Inside the city, near the pier, you can not but visit the tree that has gone down in history as the “plane tree of Hippocrates”, the father of medicine who kept his lessons here. If you want to enjoy a trip out of the city, then you can not miss the Asklipiéon, the most important archaeological site of the island. Here you can admire beautiful remains of temples and shrines, including the one dedicated to Aesculapius, not by chance the god of medicine.

If you are keen on excursions to discover beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters, here’s what you do in Kos! Rent a scooter or a car, and move around the city to see the natural beauty of the island. Do you have the adventurous spirit? Then hire a two-seater buggy and head north to Kos Town, where you will find a stretch of windy coast, ideal for kitesurfing and windsurfing lovers. If you want to relax and enjoy a bit of tranquility, reach the village of Thermà Loutrà, for a swim in the thermal springs.
This beautiful island offers you great opportunities both day and night, when the nightlife ignites between quiet places and large discos. Next to the taverns where you play popular music, there are pubs and bars where you can dance to the best DJs of the hour. You just have to choose what to do in Kos and start a wonderful adventure!

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