The Greek Dodecanese islands are so easily accessible
from Turkey by
regular ferries we now offer local excursions on
some of the larger islands.
The island is just 4Kms from Turkey, though most
ferry connections are from Bodrum which is 20Kms or just
20 minutes by hydrofoil ferry.
Kos is the island that gave the world Hippocrates,
the father of medicine. It is the third largest of the
Dodecanese islands. It's a very green island with an
excellent infrastructure and large roads lined with palm
Kos is a large, long mountainous island with 112Kms
of shoreline making it interesting for those who like to
explore. It is an island of great beauty with
breathtaking golden sandy beaches, it is filled with
monuments and remnants of its glorious past, dating from
antiquity to Byzantine/Venetian times up to present.
The ancient ruins of the city are
numerous and remarkable including the Asclepion, the
Castle of the Knights Templar and the huge descendant of
the original tree of Hippocrates. Kos also has some of
the finest beaches in the Dodecanese islands, many of
which can be reached by rented bicycle.
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