Kos: Island Tour to Asklepieion and Zia

4.2 / 5

80 reviews

Kos: Island Tour to Asklepieion and Zia

From $44.19 per person

Enjoy an island tour dedicated to the beautiful landscape of Kos. Discover the place where the Hippocratic Oath was written, admire the idyllic mountain village of Zia and taste the typical cinnamon water.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
German
Pickup included
Hotel pick-up from Kefalos, Kardamena, Mastichari, Marmari, Tigaki, Lampi, Kos

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the beauty of Kos Island and immerse yourself in the magnificent landscape of white beaches, olive groves and idyllic villages
  • Visit Asklepieion, the archaeological site of a historic temple, and learn more about the Hippocratic Oath written there
  • Enjoy the picturesque Kamari Bay and let yourself be introduced to the Greek way of life in the mountain village of Zia
Full description
Explore the attractive island of Kos and admire white sandy beaches, crystal-clear water and idyllic mountain villages. Start above the city of Kos and visit Asklepieion. It is reported that the origins of this former temple date back to around the 4th century BC. The former temple consists of three levels and was once the place for the foundation stone of modern medicine, because there Hippocrates wrote the oath of the same name, which has survived to this day. Drive on to the small village of Antimachia and see an old windmill and a traditional farmhouse. Continue through olive groves and unspoilt countryside to the Kefalos peninsula. Admire the island's most beautiful beaches and enjoy a Greek lunch (optional) in the picturesque Kamari Bay or take advantage of the opportunity for a short refreshment in the crystal clear sea. Another highlight of the eventful day is a visit to the typical mountain village of Zia with its old houses on the slope of the imposing Dikeos mountain. Stroll through the small alleys and get to know the tranquil way of life of the Greeks. Discover the numerous spice stands and taste the typical cinnamon water.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Please note that this tour is only available in German
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 80 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    3.7/5
  • Value for money
    3.9/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5
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A saved (birth) day

First of all I would like to thank your team, because we had missed the bus out of ignorance, everything was done that we could still take part in the island tour. In the end we were followed by a taxi. Thanks again. The guide is really a veteran and he has told many interesting stories. We weren't able to see all the sights anymore, but what we saw was interesting, educational and fun. The whole trip and lunch break were very well organized and the food was delicious. Ultimately, everyone was brought back to their hotel. Thanks to the bus driver! I think it would be an advantage if you informed the participants that you would be picked up at the bus stop in front of the hotel and given the bus number (P 21).

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September 27, 2019

The tour guide tried very hard and did his job well. The tour takes longer than the specified time. Asklepion, the mountain village Zia and the beach are very great. I personally would not have needed beekeeping and a windmill - but round off the whole thing and is particularly interesting for older guests. Overall recommendable, because you are taken by the hand. What the beekeeping and the windmill then pep up something for everyone are the trial samples. What I found good here was that you are not pushed to buy - who wants to buy what does it and who does not just go. Overall worth the money and time.

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September 27, 2019

The timing was a bit tight, but it was somehow clear with so many attractions in one day. Otherwise really well organized, nice tour guide who spoke German well and there were always enough toilet facilities available. Unfortunately we had problems with the bus in between but this was immediately exchanged at the next attraction without waiting.

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September 25, 2019

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