When Poseidon was chasing the giant Ροlyνοtis,

he sρlit Kos and Nisyros in two islands.

Take the boat at the harbour of Kardamena. Better book the one coming back in the evening :

Phone : 00 30 22420 31180 or 00 30 6944573536 (contact Michelle)

You’ll find buses on your arrival for the excursion to the volcano  

or to visit better the island, rent a car on the harbour :  « Rent A Car – Manos K. »

Phone : 00 30 22420 31029 (book in advance and ask for Villa Kos special offer )

Don't forget to take thick soled shoes with you!


Nikia village

Nikia village

In the south of the island, the charming village of Nikia perches on the crest of a hill 400 meters between sea and volcano.

The main crater

has a diameter of 260m

and depth of 30m.

A second one deeper (take the way on the left side of the cafeteria ;

10mn walk up)

The smell of sulphur is strong

and the landscape moon-like.


 Local Feasts:

- St. Panteleimon - July 27th
- Panaghia Kyra - August 24th
- Exaltation of Holy Cross - September 14th
- Taxiarches - November 8th
- Panaghia Spiliani- August 15th
- St. Niketas - June 21st
- St. Apostles - June 30th