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Kos: biking in your bikini

On the isle of Kos you can move and lay down on the beach in one vacation. This Greek island has a wonderful climate and it is also the bicycle island of Greece. Most of Kos is flat, so you can bike around. With the Greek sun in the sky and your feet on the pedals you can enjoy of the real Greece. On the internet you will find many cycle routes on the island. There are even real bike trails and of course you can rent bikes everywhere.

Popular destination

Looking for Greek villages where time really is still remain, Kos is not the most obvious destination. But if you like great beaches, beautiful architecture, magnificent castles and beautiful nature, Kos is an excellent destination. In high season there may be pressure, the island is also a Dutch popular tourism destination and increasing each year. But like many other Greek islands Kos is also in that tourism is concentrated in the resorts and the bustling capital, so in the territory still can taste authentic Greek atmosphere.


More to see

The capital itself has much to offer: the castlel, parks with a lot of flowers, shopping streets, numerous monuments and beaches. And if you're tired of walking through the busy streets, then you just take a bike! A nice tip for a visit to the area of the five Asfendiou villages. Lagoudi, Zia, Asomatos, Evangelistria and Agios Dimitrios are all picturesque villages against the wooded slopes of the Dikaios mountain. You'll find here beautiful basilicas and a traditional atmosphere.


Combinations

You can make a combination with the island of Kalymnos or Patmos. If you go to Kalymnos you are flying on Kos you anyway, so a combination is easily made. After a week of cycling on Kos, Kalymnos is a lovely island to continue to rest. Staying on Kos, you can also make a daytrip to this island of sponges. Other boattrips go to Rhodes, the volcano island Nissyros and the Turkish town of Bodrum.
 

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