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Day 6: Nisyros - Kos

7 day route from Kos

Sailing to Kos will be the last stage of the cruise. Here you’ll have to address all formalities in the port and return the yacht to the manager. After that, you may explore the city and take pictures with the city’s main sights as a background to remember the trip.

Kos

Situated in the south-eastern part of the Aegean Sea, Kos is the third-largest island in the Southern Sporades after Rhodes and Karpathos. The two main descriptors commonly used in referring to Kos are “garden of the Aegean Sea” and “birthplace of Hippocrates.” Both are true. The island’s natural terrain is highly varied with cliffs, ravines, coniferous forests and beaches to suit any taste. Kos is filled with the springtime scent of blossoming lilies swirling into summer where it then gives way to the aroma of ripe citrus fruit.

The main attraction on Kos is its large temple complex, built in honour of Asclepius the Healer. Its three stories used to house a medical school, a museum of anatomy, thermal-water baths, and a shrine. Today, the ruins of the Asclepion serve as a theater stage. Kos’ other attractions include its Joanite fortress, Hippocrates museum, ancient Agora, and the old mosques in the capital city of Kos. The entire island is also sprinkled with numerous monuments, fortresses, and basilicas.

The island’s main cities are concentrated along the northern and southern coasts. Yachts most commonly enter the Kos marina from the north and maintain course towards the south. You can even sail around the whole island if you wish, stopping in the port of Kardamaina, the Kefalos bay, and in the northern villages of Marmari, Mastichari, and Tigaki with its 10-kilometer-long beach.

Recommended boats for this region

Bavaria Yachtbau, 2007
Bavaria 44 Vision
Booked 1 time recently
Marina Kos, Kos
(Greece)
Autopilot
Bimini
Bow thruster
CD/DVD
Electric toilet
GPS plotter
Hydraulic gangway
Internet connection
Outboard engine
Outside speakers
Roller furling genoa
Roller furling mainsail
Safety net
Solar panels
Spinnaker
Sprayhood
Teak
From 03/07 to 10/07
2 631 2 105
for 1 week, rent a yacht bareboat
Beneteau, 2015
Oceanis 45
Marina Kos, Kos
(Greece)
Autopilot
Bimini
Bow thruster
CD/DVD
Internet connection
Outboard engine
Outside speakers
Roller furling genoa
Roller furling mainsail
Safety net
Spinnaker
Sprayhood
From 03/07 to 10/07
3 726 2 981
for 1 week, rent a yacht bareboat
Bavaria Yachtbau, 2016
Bavaria Cruiser 46
Booked 2 times recently
Marina Kos, Kos
(Greece)
Air condition
Autopilot
Bimini
Bow thruster
CD/DVD
Electric toilet
Fans in cabins
GPS plotter in cockpit
Hot water
Outside speakers
Roller furling genoa
Roller furling mainsail
Solar panels
Sprayhood
Teak
From 03/07 to 10/07
4 210 3 494
for 1 week, rent a yacht bareboat
Hanse Yachts, 2014
Hanse 575
Booked 1 time recently
Marina Kos, Kos
(Greece)
Air condition
Autopilot
Bimini
Bow thruster
Dinghy
Electric toilet
Gennaker
GPS plotter
Hot water
Internet connection
Inverter
Outboard engine
Refrigerator
Safety net
Sprayhood
Stand up paddle
From 03/07 to 10/07
8 500 7 225
for 1 week, rent a yacht bareboat
Bavaria Yachtbau, 2016
Bavaria 51 Cruiser
Marina Kos, Kos
(Greece)
Autopilot
Bimini
Bow thruster
CD/DVD
Dinghy
GPS plotter
Outboard engine
Roller furling genoa
Roller furling mainsail
Safety net
Sprayhood
Swimming ladder
From 03/07 to 10/07
4 900
for 1 week, rent a yacht bareboat
Jeanneau, 2020
Sun Odyssey 410
Marina Kos, Kos
(Greece)
Autopilot
Bimini
Bow thruster
Dinghy
Fans in cabins
GPS plotter
Hot water
Lazy jack / Lazy bag
Outboard engine
Refrigerator
Roller furling genoa
Snorkeling gear
Sprayhood
Teak
From 03/07 to 10/07
3 900 3 335
for 1 week, rent a yacht bareboat