One of the most famous resorts of the Peloponnese, with great growth due to the short distance from Athens and the big cities of the Peloponnese.
Indicative: 165km from Athens and 49km from Tripoli.
Astros, the historic town, is located in the southeastern part of the prefecture of Arcadia, in the center of the fertile plain of Thyrea, 40 km southeast of the capital of the prefecture, Tripoli, and is the seat of the Municipality of North Kynouria, with a population of 2,285 inhabitants ( with the 2011 census). Astros is the most important center of North Kynouria and is a base for excursions to mountainous, mainly, villages, located perched on the Parnon mountain range.
It is located in a fertile plain, which had an important strategic position in historical times, being an apple of contention, in antiquity, between the Argians and the Spartans.
It is surrounded by olive groves and is the commercial and administrative center of the wider area, since here Banks and Public Services operate, while there is also a Health Center.
Here is also the seat of the Management Body of Mount Parnon and Moustos wetland, in the building where the Environmental Information Center is also housed.