Nerantzia, the Castle of the Knights of Saint John, is one of the Kos landmarks you cannot miss.
Kos Island: Christmas is a favorite holiday here as anywhere else in Europe. The advantage for travelers is that it happens off tourist season, giving visitors the opportunity to enjoy it like a local.
One of the top attractions to see in Kos, Casa Romana or the Roman Manor has been renovated in early 2015 and is now welcoming guests with the “Archaeological exhibition of Casa Romana of Kos,” a permanent display that showcases mosaics dating back to the 3rd century AD, sculptures, coins, pottery, and other artifacts of the Roman period in Kos.
The Kos Asklepion dominates a hilltop overlooking the town, and Turkey in the distance. Its origins are traced back to 400 BC when, according to historians, it was raised as a healing temple dedicated to the god of medicine, Asclepius (Asklepios). It is the most important and beautiful archeological site on the island.
The Ancient House Hippocrates Garden is one of the cultural gems of Kos. Located in Mastichari, about 25 minutes drive from your Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa, it is an exact replica of a traditional home from the fifth century BC.
Igroviotopos Alikis is a destination for nature lovers, a great place to hike or go horseback riding.
Nisyros is best visited in August to attend the celebrations that mark the patron saint of the island, Panagia Spilianis (Virgin Mary of the Cave) on August 14 and 15.
After Rhodes, the Kos Island is the most popular in the Dodecanese island chain, and equally inviting, especially when it comes to things to do and see. Some of the landmarks of the main town and port, as well as…
One of the landmarks that make the island a fascinating destination, the Ancient Agora of Kos is a short drive from Tigaki, or, if you want to walk to enjoy a hike, you will reach it in about an hour or so. It’s well worth to see this archaeological area, which was unearthed in 1933 after the quake.