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Panagia

Panagia is a picturesque village built on the mountainside roughly 300m above sea level, it offers fabulous views over the Aegean. It's not one of the more popular tourist resorts but it does still have a handful of places to stay and a number of good tavernas.

Argostoli

Argostoli is the capital and main port town of Kefalonia, there's regularly a couple of cruise liners in the bay meaning Argostoli is often very busy. There's a main pedestrianised street with bars and shops that runs parallel to the harbour.

Kefalos

Kefalos is a lovely village built on the hill in the south west of Kos and sprawling out over the surrounding areas. Kefalos is roughly 15km from the airport and 40km from Kos Town. In Kefalos you’ll find the folklore museum as well as many restaurants and hotels.

Kos Town

Kos Town is the capital and largest town on Kos. Here you will find a lot of the attractions including the Hippocrates tree, the ancient agora, Neratzia castle, Casa Romana and the Roman Odeon as well as museums, a plethora of bars, restaurants and night life.

Antimachia

Antimachia is a lovely village that lies 23 kilometers south west of Kos town. It’s an ancient settlement and retains all of it’s character and charm. In the village you’ll find Milos tou Papa, which is a traditional windmill, nearby is the Antimachia Venetian Castle too.

Casa Romana

Casa Romana is a traditional Roman villa that’s been partially restored. The house is believed to have belonged to a wealthy family and dates back to around the 2nd or 3rd centuries. Entrance is 6 euros and includes an informative audio tour.

Hippocrates Garden

Hippocrates Garden is a cultural centre and reconstruction of a traditional 2 story villa built as a replica of the types of houses that would have existed in the 5th century B.C. There’s also a philosopher’s arcade a stone built theatre and gorgeous gardens.

Traditional House of Antimachia

The traditional house of Antimachia was built in the 1980s but is a recreation of the islands traditional houses from the early 20th century. It’s made entirely of stone and consists of a single story building with a walled courtyard that’s filled with beautiful potted plants.

Antimachia Windmill

The Antimachia windmill is in the centre of Antimachia village. The windmill has been lovingly restored back to it’s fully working best. It’s also decorated with traditional fabrics, oil lamps and other traditional items making it a lovely place to have a look round.

Archaeological Museum

The Archaeological museum of Kos is found in Eleftherias Square in the heart of Kos Town. The museum is relatively small but is still home to some of the best artefacts that were discovered from the various archaeological sites around the island.
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