There are easy routes in the center of Kos island and routes which are addressed to experienced mountain bicycle riders and mountain hikers that want to discover an unknown image of the island.
Kos is rich in historical monuments and presents you with a remarkable archaeological and touristic interest.
You can have a daily cruise to nearby islands.
Kos, the island of Hippokrates, the father of medicine, is an island of the Aegean Sea. It is the third largest island in the Dodecanese area following Rhodes and Karpathos and the second in population after Rhodes. The beachline is 122 km. It is 200 nautical miles away from Piraeus.
It is rich in historical monuments and presents you with a remarkable archaeological and touristic interest. Today’s Kos is a modern touristic island with a great deal of potential in matters of stay, food, sports, excursions and entertainment. In Kos was born the father of Medicine, Hippocrates (460 – 357 BC), after whose death the Asklipieion was introduced.
In 1912 it was occupied by the Italians and on October 3rd 1943 it was occupied by the German military which afterwards gave up to the English in May 9th 1943. On March 7th 1948 the merging of the island with Greece’s territory took place.