Day Trip to Kos (Greek Island): A breathtakingly beautiful island, the home of Hippocrates, it is full of history, numerous monuments, sandy beaches and natural beauties. Kos is the third largest island of the Dodecanese and is located in the south eastern Aegean Sea, just 3 nautical miles from the mainland of Turkey. Kos Town is the cultural and tourism centre of the island and has distinctive white-washed buildings and a host of shops, café bars and restaurants/tavernas to enjoy.
In the centre of the town is the Plane Tree of Hippocrates now supported by scaffolding. The more adventurous can also explore the island by public transport or by joining local tours. Inland there are archaeological sites dating from the Greek and Roman period to explore and close to the port, an impressive castle dating from the Knights Templar of Rhodes. With 112km of coastline, there are numerous stretches of long, sandy beach to sunbathe on or from which to go swimming in the Aegean Sea.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Start/opening time: Pick up between 5:30am and 6:20am. Tour starts at 6:30am.
-End/closing time: 7pm. The ferry back departs Kos at 4.30pm.
Others: Passports needed and visa for EU (if non EU citizen).