Kos The Essential
Capital of the island of the same name, Kos is a charming town with its café terraces, palm-lined walks and flower-decked gardens. Sights include the majestic Knights' castle, Platía Platánou which takes its name from Hippocrates' plane tree and the ruins of the antique city. However Kos' main claim to fame is more surprising: every night the city turns into a giant open-air discotheque!
A stone's throw from the Turkish coast,