Heal your mind and soul in Kos
During your holidays on Hippocrates’s island, you will see historical monuments, stunning beaches and bike rides-all equally fun. Discover the popular destination of Dodecanese complex with the tall palm trees by booking online cheap ferry tickets to Kos from Let’s Ferry.
Archaeological site of Asklepion
Things to see in Kos
From the ultimate healing center of the ancient world to the most vibrant bar scene of the Dodecanese, Kos knows well how to blend old and modern times. The Town of Kos is a cultural crossroads. Start your tour with the medieval Castle of Neratzia and continue at Liberty Square that has a scent from Italy. Visit the colorful Municipal Market, the Archaeological Museum and Defender Mosque, a remnant of the Ottoman occupation. For a themed visit dedicated to the Father of Medicine, start with the Hippocrates’s Plane Tree at the Town of Kos and then head to the astonishing Asklepion healing center located on a green hill. Admire the exotic flamingos at Alikes lake in Tigkaki and at the wetland of Psalidi (if you chose the end of autumn and the beginning of spring for your travel). Visit a local olive oil production unit where you can taste high quality olive oil from the producers of Kos who bottle and use it on their recipes.
Kavo Paradiso beach in Kos
Things to do in Kos
Let your bike guide you through the big bike paths of the island. After all, you are in Kos, the island of bicycle, a very popular way to move around. And the adventure has just begun! Mastihari and Tigkaki are two of the most glamorous beaches where you can find water parks as well as kite and wind surf.
Exotic sandy beach in Kos
Relax in a thermal spa of Thermes and enjoy hours of spear fishing in Agios Theologos. Walk on 13 km of golden sand in Agios Stefanos and don’t miss the ancient remains overseeing Kephalos Gulf and the beautiful islet of Kastri, (where you can swim to!)
Tip: In just fifty minutes you can travel to another country and another continent! Choose one of the available routes and book low-cost ferry tickets from Kos to Bodrum. Visit ancient Alikarnassos, the birthplace of the great historian Herodotus.
Information about the port of Kos
Kos has daily connections to all the Dodecanese islands and Piraeus and regular boats to the Cyclades. There is also ferry service weekly to Samos and Thessaloniki. There are available routes from Kos to Bodrum in Turkey.