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    • Pro 2014
      Rich Carriero recommended Kos Island (Iraklides)
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      In 2009 I visited Kos on a ferry from Bodrum. The island is only a few miles from mainland Anatolia. The ferry docked in Kos Town, which is a small downtown area with an agora, an orthodox church and, ... read more
      interestingly, a cafe located in a former single-minaret mosque. The biggest attraction on the island is the Asklepion, an ancient temple complex located about 2 miles from the port. In antiquity the Asklepion was a temple devoted to healing. It sits on a wooded slope facing the Aegean and the Anatolian coast. The setting is idyllic with dragon flies browsing wildflowers that grow up among the columns. We were lucky enough to have the place to ourselves.
      .Comment.6 months ago. Report
      Rich Carriero

      In the Greek Islands it's quite sunny and can be unbearably hot in the summer. I was here in March and was very comfortable. I would say between March and June is pretty ideal.

    • Pro 2014
      Julia P commented on this trip

      Hey Alexandra! Spring and early summer, or autumn are both great times to go. Mid-summer can get extremely hot!! Enjoy your trip!

      .Comment.7 months ago. Report