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From fashion shows to lectures to prestigious weddings, the Kos International Convention Centre hosts a variety of events all year round. This beautifully decorated convention centre, which is a point of interest on its own, is not too far from Kos hotels and tourist attractions.
Exquisite Mediterranean feasts are abundant on the island of Kos, inside and outside of the fabulous Kos hotels. National specialties as well as an eclectic mix of international cuisine are all available to travellers. Several eateries offer outdoor dining space as well as cosy settings inside for a more quaint meal. Platanos is one of the most popular dining locations in Kos.
The ideal shopping place for visitors of Kos, Greece, is in the Old City district. The entire area is an open space for shopping for all items from gifts to designer shoes and handmade items. Also within this area are markets to shop for local food specialities, which is a popular activity for tourists.
Two major points of interest in Kos are the ruins of the Ancient Gymnasium and Odeon, important testimonies of the Roman period in Greece. Dating from the 14th century, Antimachia Castle is another key point of interest for tourists to include in their travel plans. A major recurring yearly celebration is held on July 26th and is dedicated to St. Paraskevi.
With Kos, Greece being an island, water sports, such as surfing or water skiing, are hugely popular. Diving and swimming are also the pastime of choice for tourists and locals alike. And if you are into other sports, ranging from volleyball, football and wrestling, to weightlifting and kickboxing, you can find plenty of sports facilities and gyms on this Greek island.