Kos is the island of Hippocrates (father of
medicine), the third largest in the Dodecanese after Rhodes
and Karpathos, lying close to the Asia Minor coast, between
Nisyros and Kalymnos island.
You should not miss Asklepeion. In 460 BC Hippocrates was
born in Kos. After his death the people of Kos built the famous
Asklepeion, in honor of the god Asclepios, which operated
as a hospital applying the methods of therapy taught by Hippocrates.
Kos offers a healthy mild climate most of the year. Along
with the greek sunshine and the marvelous golden beaches made
Kos an international tourist center and one of the most attractive
and beautiful of the Greek Islands. Kos is connected direct
by air from many of the capitals of Europe, as well as from
Athens and Rhodes. There are ferries to Kos from most greek
islands ,the rest of Dodecanese, Piraeus, the Cyclades, Crete
the greek islands of the northern and eastern Aegean and Kavala.Large
enough to be explored, Kos promises you unforgettable holidays.