Flights Lyon - Kos
From Jul 6, 2022
to Jul 20, 2022
The island of Kos in Greece is perfect for you!
Are you looking for a dream destination to get your fill of the sun over a long weekend or during your main holiday?
This little gem, which emerges from the blue waters of the Aegean Sea, is the third largest Dodecanese island (southeast of the Aegean Sea), and will seduce you with its climate, authentic villages, beautiful mountain landscapes and glorious beaches. A bonus ! There are many water activities (windsurfing, sailing, etc.) and you can go on a trip to Bodrum as the Turkish coast is only 4 kilometres from the port of Kos (also written Cos).
What are you waiting for? Go discover!
What to do in Kos ?
Follow our storyguide to find the top things to do and best places to visit!
Sunbathe on the beaches that resemble paradise
To sunbathe in a picture-perfect postcard setting, look no further than the beaches of the Island of Kos. Renowned for its beaches with crystal clear water and fine sand, the island is abundant in transparent waters and brilliant white sand. The most beautiful beach on the island is the Kefalos beach. This beach is very popular and welcoming to families. For a smaller, calmer, and more intimate beach, head to the eastern part of the island.
Visit the city of Kos
A must see, the main town of the island offers an open-air museum, numerous cultural visits and an authentic historical centre. Witness to the passage of the Romans, Byzantines, Muslims and even the Italians, the city is a true blend of cultures that you sense all around you when visiting. Explore the Castle of Nératzia, the Mosque of Gazi Hassan Pasha, and the Sanctuary of Asclepius.
Explore numerous nautical activities
Very sports-oriented visitors will appreciate the Island of Kos for its wide variety of activities available with family or friends. Outdoor recreation includes surfing, kitesurfing, diving, boat rentals, and so much more. Excursions are also offered leaving from the ports to explore the coast of the island.
Discover the small Greek villages
Throughout your stay, explore the many small villages which are typical of the Island of Kos. The town of Antimachia, located in the centre of the island, is a traditional farming village with a superb windmill that is open to the public. The charming village of Asfendiou is also worth a visit with its traditional churches.
Taste the traditional cuisine
Savour the local speciality of the Island of Kos, La Possa. La Possa is a wine infused goat cheese which pairs well with pita bread or olives. The island is home to plentiful resources such as olives, almonds, figs and tomatoes, which is why it is a true agricultural capital that attracts and delights gastronomy lovers.
Useful information about Kos