Tour Identity

Highlights: Asclepeion Sanctuary, Plane tree of Hippocrates.
Type of tour: Bus  tour and walking tour.
Pick up point: Kos Port
Difficulty level: Easy

Depart from the port of Kos to reach the Sanctuary dedicated to the Ancient Greek god of medicine, Asclepius built in the late 4th Century BC.
It served two purposes: a temple consecrated to Asclepius the God of health as well as a health & healing resort.
This is where Hippocrates, the father of medicine, practiced & developed many of the healing methods that are still used today.
The site is divided into three levels and enjoys a superb view over the Gulf of Kerameikos and the Middle Eastern coasts. You will visit part of the archaeological site, the foundations of the ancient gymnasium “Xysto”, the baths, the neo-Christian basilica, the “Nymphaion” and a Roman house with its beautiful mosaics representing the nine muses and the capture of Europe.

Then continue the visit in the narrow streets of the old town of Kos.
Passing through the ancient Agora, you will arrive at the place of the plane tree of Hippocrates author of the Hippocratic Oath. and presentation of the Castle of the Knights from the outside.
Return to the cruise ship.


  • Private bus  or taxi depending on the number of persons
  • Licensed guide  
  • Entrance fees
44€Duration4 hours


We can provide our services for all cruise companies that call at the Greek ports.


Travel arrangements for groups or individual travelers.



 Does your cruise start or end in Athens?

Do you plan to spend one or more nights in the city?


If you do, we can arrange your accommodation in hotels of all categories (5*, 4*,3*) located either in the city center,or at the famous coast of Athens on the            beach front.
All the hotels we use are renovated and located in safe and central parts of Athens.


Are you fascinated by Classical Greece?
If you do, choose among the three more classical tours of Greece  (2-5 days) and visit the most important cities of ancient world.
The tours run during the summer season almost on daily basis.


We can arrange for you all type of tourist services such as:

  • Private transfers
  • Private tours in Athens and all over Greece
  • Car rental
  • Restaurant bookings
  • Air and boat tickets
  • Island hopping tours and many more tourist services