Kos is an amazing island for those who dare enjoy an adventure to uncover a very long history of the island, Mediterranean beaches, medieval fortresses, hidden thermal springs and lots more. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine was born on this island five centuries BC. Due to its long and often violent history the island of Kos is also home to some stunningly beautiful medieval castles as well. Finally, some beaches are plain looking but beautiful still and will certainly make you summer holidays very enjoyable.
Crete is the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean and the largest among the Greek islands. The capital and administrative center is Irákleio or Heraklion located on the north coast. The gradually sloping northern coast consists of natural harbors and coastal plains, where capital cities such as Chania, Rethymnon and Heraklion are located. Sandy and pebble beaches line the coast.