Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Kos1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Kos 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 areaThis Kos map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Kos and surroundings
Greece - moving around the countryIf 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 GreeceSamaria Gorge is the largest in Europe; its length is about 18 kilometers. It is located on the island of Crete that is one of the most picturesque islands in the country. There is the national park of the same name. The gorge was inhabited since ancient times. You can still find the ruins of the temples of Apollo and Artemis; in the 4th century BC, it housed the city of Tarra. The park has a rich flora and fauna. The forest is inhabited by a rare Kri-Kri goat, which can be found only in the mountains of Crete. Among the animals in the park, you can meet badgers, wild cat, marten, and various birds. … Open
Photogallery of Kos sights
Our guide to Kos
Kos is a beautiful town and a magnificent beach resort that has gained popularity among European and American travellers within just several decades. Old buildings were fully destroyed during the earthquake in 1933. After this the town was rebuilt simply from ashes. Today this is a wonderful corner of nature rich in spacious parks and valleys, palm groves and fairytale-like flowerbeds. The town and its suburbs are … Open
Cultural excursion through Kos - things to see
Another important attraction is Agora, a historical region where ruins of buildings of different eras have preserved. Here you can see the surviving fragments of ancient Greek temples, ruins of prehistoric forums and beautiful mosaics, as well as fragments of the Christian basilica built in the 5th century. Agora is not the only monument of ancient times; visitors should definitely see the ruins on the Grigoriu … Open
Attractions and active leisure
Surfers will like Psalidi beach; on its territory there are several centers of rental and water sports school. Those, who find staying on the beach too boring, have to see the Lido Water park. There are some large pools with terraces for relaxing, interesting rides and playgrounds for children of all ages on its territory. Attractive cafes and bars are also working in the water park, so the rest here will appeal to … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
The Efkalipty restaurant specializes in Greek cuisine. Part of its tables is on the terrace, which offers a nice view overlooking surroundings. Visitors will appreciate the attentive staff and prompt service. One of the most beautiful and romantic establishments is the Far East Chinese restaurant. There is always a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere in its beautiful spacious room; every day the restaurant is visited by … Open
Traditions and mentality of Kos
According to historical data, 2.5 thousand years ago on the island great physician Hippocrates was born. Here, he founded his first school; the famous plane tree is one of the major attractions and the undisputed symbol of Kos. It’s not easy to find a famous tree, so all travelers wishing to have a trip on their own are offered to buy a special map. The most popular memorable gift to travelers is the … Open
Travel guide to Kos
From the island of Kos, fascinating excursions are held to the nearby Island of Nisyros. The main attraction of the island is the Volcanological Museum. Its exposition is very diverse. In the museum, you can see samples of volcanic rocks, interesting photographs, as well as expositions dedicated to the volcanoes on the islands. This museum is a single complex with an observatory. Its employees watch the activity of … Open