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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Kos Island

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Kos Island with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Kos Island area

This Kos Island map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Kos Island and surroundings

Greece - moving around the country

If you want to control your journey by yourself, you can rent a car or a motorcycle. Roads in major cities are quite nice, but in the suburbs, the prime coat predominates. With a rented car, you can also travel by ferry. The cost of paying for such a transportation is extremely high; it’s at least 80 euros. Carrying a motorcycle will cost as much as a passenger ticket. It is also possible to rent a bicycle. However, not everyone will be able to move around a city, as the relief of Greece is very hilly. Moreover, there are no dedicated bike lanes. Although, car drivers are quite respectful of the two-wheeled members of the road traffic. … Open

Nature and parks of Greece

Vikos-Aoos National Park is also located in the Pindus Mountains, but it has a different terrain. The park includes Vikos Canyon, Aoos Gorge, and Mount Timfi. The place is unique in its beauty and features of the landscape. The gorge is even included in the Guinness Book of Records as the deepest in the world. The glacial Dragon Lake is on the slopes of Mount Timfi. According to local legends, in prehistoric times, these lands were inhabited by dragons, who fought. They threw rocks and stones at each other. This is how the unique relief of the park was created. Besides a huge number of amazing animals and plants, you can meet unusual settlements in the mountainous region of Zagori. … Open

Photogallery of Kos Island sights

Our guide to Kos Island

Cultural excursion through Kos Island - things to see

A huge sycamore of Hippocrates is also connected to the name of the ancient scientist. According to one version, the ancient tree is a direct descendant of the very sycamore tree, under which the ancient healer lectured. According to the other version, this very sycamore tree is the same age as Hippocrates and is a living witness to his conversations with his pupils. Near Agora, you can find the altar of Dionysus. … Open

Top hotels with reviews

The island also offers a number of splendid hotels for adult guests only. Carda hotel situated at the so-named beach is one of them. It only opens its doors for adult guests. However, it provides ample opportunities for comfortable leisure. Tennis courts, the swimming pool surrounded with tropical plants, the own upscale restaurant and day spa are only few of hotel services. Vintage hotel rooms are large and well … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Those, who like wine, should visit the plant Triantafyllopoulos. Here you can not only learn a lot about the production of white and red wine but also taste a variety of sorts of this drink, including those, which price exceeds a thousand dollars per bottle. Inside the factory, you can see antique dishes, figurines, and paintings, which are the real works of art. Visit the Thermal Beach, where warm mineral springs … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

By the way, if you want to try the Greek dishes exactly as they are usually cooked by the Greeks themselves, then go to the taverns away from all the famous tourist attractions. In a small mountain village, the chances to taste souvlaki or moussaka according to traditional recipes are much higher than in the center of the capital. By the way, please note that portions here are very decent, so it is often worth … Open

Traditions and mentality of Kos Island

Note that on the island it is accepted to greet everyone presenting in the room when you enter, whether it's a tavern, a cafe, a store or a bank. This greeting is also accepted to be answered even by a complete stranger. The handshake is usually welcomed only at the first acquaintance, in the future, the Greeks kiss their close friends on the cheeks when they meet. If you were not asked, then do not call a local … Open

Travel guide to Kos Island

There are also quality hotels not far from the beaches. As a rule, they are located at some distance from each other. Even during the peak season, the resort remains calm and peaceful, deprived of noise and hassle. Travelers in love with wild beaches and pristine nature will enjoy their vacation at Kefalos. In the past, it was the capital of the island, but nowadays it is a small and charming fishing village with a … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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