While in Kos, be sure to make the most of your holiday by exploring the surrounding areas that have so much to offer. Amid quaint towns with superb shopping, history, culture and stunning scenic routes for walking or biking, Kos will not leave you short of something to do. A 30-minute drive from Lakitira Beach Resort and Helona Beach Resort will have you in the popular capital and main port of Kos, the charming Kos Town.
Kos Town is situated on the north-eastern side of the island and exhibits beautiful, lush green scenery. Within the town you will find an abundance of restaurants serving up traditional Greek delicacies as well as bustling bars which evolve as the sun goes down into a vibrant nightlife scene. The market tends to become busier in the evenings so if you would like to escape the crowds, visiting during the day is recommended.
The market is located in Kos’s main plaza, Eleftherias Square, and boasts itself as one of Kos’s largest and most popular markets in the area. If you are looking to buy souvenirs for yourself or gifts to bring home to loved ones, the Market of Kos is the perfect place to find all things Greek and traditional. Here you will find numerous vendors selling local and hand-made Greek goods from knick-knacks to clothing to home decors, all beautifully crafted with Greek tradition and authenticity.
The Market of Kos is also great for buying local produce which make for fantastic gifts to bring home to family and friends. At the market you can buy herbs, olive oil, cherries, local honey and many more fresh Kos produce. This is the perfect way to feel like a local or take a taste of Kos home with you. You can also pick up some local souvenirs at Konstantinos if that's what you are looking for during your stay.
The Market and the surrounding areas are an ideal place to taste some of the most renowned local dishes. Become fully engaged with the Greek culture as you tuck in to some delectable dolmades, tasty keftedes or a delightful chicken souvlaki dish. Whatever your taste preference, you are guaranteed to experience the best local Greek dishes while on your Mark Warner holiday in Kos.
If you are after a nightlife scene, why not hang around after your day of shopping at the Market of Kos? Enjoy a refreshing cocktail or the traditional Greek spirit, ouzo, at one of the many bars within Kos town which buzzes in the evenings and makes for a great night out.
While staying at Mark Warner Resorts in Kos, you will find the convenience of being just a short drive to Kos Town and the surrounding areas an appealing feature. Kos Town has so much to offer with historic attributes and an enticing culture that creates the perfect setting for a memorable day or night out during your Kos getaway. This gem of a town exhibits all things Greek and you are guaranteed to taste exceptional authentic delicacies and buy traditional treasures. Visiting the Market of Kos is a must-do during your holiday.