Kos in June is a thing of beauty. Nature regained its emerald green in spring and now rolls it all over the hills and valleys inland. The weather is mild and pleasant: it’s summer, but the heat of the season doesn’t set in until early July. This is the perfect weather to explore the island of Hippocrates.
Hani (Χάνι), a building once used to house livestock was carefully renovated in 2010 to be repurposed as an exhibition center, initially designed to showcase the permanent collections of the Exhibition Center of Modern History and Italian Architecture.
While Kos is most often mentioned for its stunning village architecture, natural beauty, and pristine beaches, there’s a lot for walking enthusiasts to enjoy too. On this amazing island, a short jaunt up into the foothills or onto a mountain…
Kos is mountainous because long before the Dodecanese chain was separated into tiny islands by earthquakes, it was part of the Hellenic–Tauric system, a complex mountain belt that included the volcano of Nisyros, Kalymnos, and Kappari, which are all now stand-alone entities. Mount Dikaios, sometimes referred to as the Dicheo Massif, an important point of interest for mountaineers on the island.