Accommodation in Kos
The port of Kos is located in the homonymous island, south-eastern Aegean, the third largest island in the Dodecanese, important since ancient times in the route between the Black Sea, Asia Minor, the Aegean Islands and the North Africa. Note ripe for the birthplace of Hippocrates, the father of medicine, the island of Kos, after Rhodes, is the most popular tourist destination in the Dodecanese, the archaeological and natural heritage but also for the climate, defined by the ancient Romans as “the most temperate world. ”
Kos, the capital and main port of the island is a tourist town with a lively Barstreet, the street where most of hotels, restaurants and local nightlife, but also for his gracious traditional look and the many archaeological sites.
Among the main attractions of Kos, include:
• The Asclepion, the temple dedicated to the greek god of medicine (fourth century BC), about 4 km from Kos town, built on three levels. Inside, the spa complex also housed Asclepion (first century AD), with advanced systems for water heating.Dall’Asclepion is remarkable views of the Turkish coast.
• Piazza del Platano, where the tree is considered the oldest in Europe, also known as the Plane tree of Hippocrates, the shadow of which, according to tradition, Hippocrates taught his students the science of medicine.
• The Roman Odeon (I-II century AD), with fourteen rows of marble benches, originally intended to political and artistic events.
• The Castle Neratzia, at the port of Kos, a medieval fortress that was rebuilt by the Knights Hospitaller during the Renaissance.
Many also the beaches of Kos, in the immediate vicinity of the town and island.
In general, on the northern beaches are windier, suitable for water sports, but with transparent backgrounds, while the south coast is more sheltered from the wind but shallow and dark. On the west coast beaches are generally quieter. In particular:
• Paradise Beach, considered the most beautiful beach on the island of Kos, is situated on the southern coast, near Kefalos.
• Therma, on the northern coast of Kos, including Kos and Kos, is renowned for its therapeutic hot springs, rich in potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, sulfur and chlorine. The beach was discovered in 1934 by the Italian Luciano Laurenzi, is popular in almost all seasons and is easily accessible.
• The beaches of Tigaki and Marmari, both on the north coast, with fine sand, awarded the Blue Flag.
Address:Akti Kountouriotou, Kos 85300
The port of Kos is:
To reach by car the port of Kos, is available to the main road that crosses the island from north to south, in good condition (Main Road), from which branches off the roads to other places and beaches.
To reach the port of Kos by bus is available to a network of well-organized. To move around the city of Kos you can use local buses to travel to the other resorts like Marmari, Agios Stefanos, Tigkaki, Kefalos, Pili Asklipion, Agios Fokas, are available to the KTEL intercity buses, the national carrier Greek. The main bus station in Kos is being Kleopatras, which is about 900 meters from the ferry.
On the island of Kos is the international airport “Ippokrates” from the port of Kos, which is about 25 km with daily flights to Athens.