Kos is an Aegean island, the third largest in the area after Rhodes and Karpathos, and the second in population after Rhodes. The main port of Kos is the homonymous city that is also the capital of the island. It is connected by ferry to Piraeus, Syros and the Dodecanese islands, while Hippocrates State Airport connects it with air to Athens and other cities in Greece and abroad.
Due to the size of the island, a Imperial Car Rental car is needed for easy travel.
Kos is inhabited since prehistoric times. It was flown in the 7th century BC, occupied by the Persians, liberated and became a member of the Athenian Alliance, conquered by Alexander the Great, ruined over the Roman Empire but experienced new acne in Byzantine times.
He was ravaged by the Saracens, passed to the Genoese, the Venetians and the Knights of the Order of St. John, conquered by the Ottomans, and in 1912 he came to the Italians. In 1943 he was occupied by the Germans and in 1945 he was in the hands of the English. On March 7, 1948, he was incorporated with Greece.
With the rental car rental A Car, visit the archaeological sites on the island, such as the famous Asklepion, the Old Town, the Castle of the Knights, and the "Hippocratic Platanos" under which he taught medicine to his disciples and whose trunk perimeter is over 12m.
In the city of Kos, near the harbor, there are parts of the Ancient Agora, the Great Lodge and other smaller ones with sanctuaries dedicated to Dionysus, Aphrodite and Hercules. Inside the city, the Conservatory, the Romanesque Castle, the Ancient Stadium of Kos, the Castle of Nerantzia, the Mosque of Lozia.
Interesting point of visit is the marina of Kos, the most important point of docking of tourist boats and a great place for riding and relaxation.
A remarkable feature of the island is the endless cycle paths, which is why Kos is often referred to as the island of the bicycle.
For long distances in Kos, car rental from Imperial Car Rental is the best solution for exploring the island.
The beaches of Kos are unique and varied. There are organized and cosmopolitan beaches such as Psalidi or Aghios Fokas, Lambi, Tigaki and Marmari, with the wetland of Alyki among them and other more deserted and quiet like the Tall Gremos and Polemi.
Apart from the capital, the city of Kos, there are six large villages, Kefalos, Kardamena, Antimachia, exotic Mastichari with its port, picturesque Pyli and Zipari.
Important sights include Old Pili or Mystras of Dodecanese, with the ruins of the medieval settlement and the castle, where many Byzantine churches are preserved, the castle of Antimacheia, a remarkable medieval fortress in the center of the island of Kos and the cave of Aspri Petra , one of the oldest monuments of the island, 140 km of the Zinni Mountain of Kefalos, a place of worship and habitation from the Prehistoric times to the Roman times.
A visit to Kardamena (ancient Alaskan) by car from Imperial Car Rental will reveal the ruins of the majestic temple of Apollo.
At the entrance of the village of Kefalos you will see the remains of the Byzantine Castle of Kefalos.
In Therma or else Front Thermes, swim in the hot spas, rich in trace minerals that treat skin, arthritis and rheumatic diseases.
See the most beautiful sunset in Kos, Lagoudi Zia, Mount Dikaios.
Discover much more of the many attractions of Kos and make your trip to the island an unforgettable experience, with the ease of traveling offered by the Imperial Car Rental car rental service!Areas: Kardamena, Lambi, Kos Airport, Kos Marina, Tigaki, Mastichari, Kos Port, Psalidi, Marmari, Kos Center, Kefalos.