Combine Athens and Kos . You have 5 days to enjoy the delights of Kos. Being so close to the Turkish mainland you will find a very different Greece, one filled with history and charm. Historically, Kos is known as the birthplace of Hippocrates, the father of medicine. The archaeological site of Asclepion behind the town is where his first hospital was situated, and the ruins are well worth a visit. Kos town is a thriving tourist town, sensitively rebuilt after the earthquake of 1933. With its wide streets and greenery the town is a testament to modern town planning. It has a very different feel than most other island towns. With your free day you can choose to find a beach, wanderaround the town or sit by your hotel pool. If you would like to travel further around this island, speak to us about arranging a hire car for your time on this magical island. In the evening you may choose to find dinner at one of the local restaurants or maybe find a taverna and dance the night away with some traditional dancing. It is up to you to do as much or as little as you want
DAY 1 | Arrival in Athens. Arrival at Athens airport - Reception by our assistant, waiting for you and transfer by lyxurius car to the center of Athens - Accommodation at your hotel .Free afternoon. For the night we propose you Optional tour . Athens by night. Your evening begins with a short panoramic drive through the city center and on the slopes of the sacred hill you will be able to see, admire and take photos of the illuminated Acropolis. Then a pleasant walk through the narrow picturesque streets of Plaka, the old city, will bring you at a Typical Greek Tavern where you will enjoy your dinner following a floor show with live music and Greek Folk Dances in traditional costumes.
DAY 2 | Panoramic tour of Athens. Departure to a half-day visit of Athens - Visit of the site of Acropolis and panoramic tour of the area by bus. This tour gives you an opportunity to observe the striking contrasts that make Athens such a fascinating city. Our expert guides will take you to see the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of modern times were held in 1896 (short stop). Continue and pass by the Prime Minister's residence (ex Royal Palace) guarded by the Euzones in their colorful uniform, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Hadrian's Arch, the Parliament and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library, the Constitution Square (Syntagma).
Day 3 Athens – Kos Transfer to airport and Flight to Kos. You have 5 days to enjoy the delights of Kos/ Being so close to the Turkish mainland you will find a very different Greece, one filled with history and charm. Historically, Kos is known as the birthplace of Hippocrates, the father of medicine.
Day 4 Kos Full day tour of Kos Breakfast at the Hotel. The best way to discover Kos Island in one day. You are going to visit the beautiful mountain village of ZIA, the spring at PYLI and ANTIMACHIA. Here you have the opportunity to visit a traditional Greek house and also the still working 200 years old windmill. Next stop is KEFALOS with its panoramic view. You are going to stop for lunch in KAMARI. Time for swimming and relaxing at the most beautiful beaches of the island before departing to cosmopolitan KARDAMENA
Day 5 Kos Optional full day tour to BODRUM: (TURKEY) Only 1 hour from Kos, but such a different world …With its magnetizing atmosphere, narrow streets, traditional houses, shops and bazaars. You can also visit the museum at the Castle of St. Peter of the Knights of St. John, with archeological findings mainly from shipwrecks, but also from the city that is built in the position of ancient Halicarnassus. Special Note; You will need to bring your passport or identity card along the trip / No Visa requested
Day 6 Kos Optional full day tour to : KALYMNOS: Kalymnos is the fourth largest island of the Dodecanese and one of the most picturesque and authentic of the group. The capital town is the picturesque port of Pothia, built in a dramatic natural amphitheatre. Look for the Italianate architecture and pastel washed houses, the silver-domed cathedral and the Monastery of St Savvas, perched on a hilltop overlooking the town. There are three museums devoted to sponge diving and folklore and a chance to see how sponges are processed
Day 7 Kos - Athens
Breakfast at the Hotel. Afternoon transfer to the airport for your flight to Athens .
Day 8 Athens
Breakfast at the Hotel . Pick up by our private taxi service and transfer to the airport for your departure flight
PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM
Single supplement 40%