The winter on Parnonas is magical and especially the authentic villages of Kynouria are waiting for you. KOSMAS is a mountain village in the municipality of South Kynouria. It is built in the south eastern part of Parnonas, at an altitude of 1,150meters, among fir forests. The path through the fir and cedar forests is […]
Leonidio The Easter celebration in Leonidio is a unique experience. All the parishes compete each-other every year for the most beautiful Epitaph, whose procession is met in the town’s center, where they chant all together with a common Prayer. The celebration’s peaks in Leonidio is on the night of Resurrection, when the construction and the […]
It was created by the amount of water of the Vrasiati river. It is a very big gorge that starts from the castle of Zaggolis and ends up to Agios Andreas. In order to cross it you need knowledge and equipment, because it has two difficult and dangerous spots that cannot be passed by easily. […]
The village with plenty of water and the waterfall in the south entrance has the famous Spilakia gorge that has dense growth and ends up to the Vrasiati river. The gorge is suitable for trekking and walking close to nature – there is also the cave of Sotiras. The gorge leads to one of the […]
Even if it is not particularly big, it has natural beauty. To reach the gorge you can go either from Kato Doliana or from the villages of Kastri. It has 2 waterfalls, the big one oh 70m and the small one of 45m, that impress the visitor. Apart from the view, the walker can admire […]
The great waterfalls are in the gorge in a distance of 4km from the village Agios Ioannis of Parnonas. The big waterfall has height 70m and the small one 45m. The climbing clubs organise canyoing and rapel there. These waterfalls are considered to be of the most beautiful, but unknown miracles of nature of Parnonas. […]
One of the most beautiful gorges of Parnonas that offers unique experiences to the visitor and expects to discover it. The gorge starts after Kastanitsa and is crossed by a river, surrounded by green, mostly plane trees, and huge rocks. Through the gorge, you can reach the Monastery of Kontolinas. Walking through the gorge is […]
Undoubtedly, Leonidio is a place inextricably linked to its impressive 250-meter high slope. The Kokkinovrachos, as the locals call it, towering over the city center and attracts the gaze unintentionally. The first climbing attempts on red rock, by D. Sotiraki and A. Theodoropoulos the route “Pillar of Fire”, the 80s were in the limelight among […]
It is one of the two wetlands of Eastern Peloponnisos – the other is the one of Fokianos. It is 4km far from Astros and it is a shelter of migratory birds. The flora of the region is also extremely important. The lake is supplied with water of springs and lead to the gulp of […]
It is 8km from astros to the villages of Parnonas. At this point there is an inscription of the archaeologists that leads to a rural road and after 2km the visitor arrives at a valley, that is the start of a 15min route that leads to the top of the hill. There you can see […]
One of the most important monuments of The Roman Times is situated in the ancient village of Kynouria, Eva, whose remains are rescued. The place of the Villa is extended to 20.000km2, a little far from the village Kato Doliana and opposite the Monastery of Loukous and it is one of the richest findings that […]
The Cultural and Speleological Center Palaiochoriou with the Monument of Greeks Abroad samples of the remarkable efforts of the Association of Worldwide Palaiochoriton Athens, collection and storage material from the life, struggles, habits, place of last season.
It is run by a 7-member Board of Directors with George Papageorgiou as its President. It is a member of the International “Arcadia” Network of the International Arcadian Society. The foundation was established on the 20th of November, 1980, and its main aims were and still are the educational and cultural development of Astros. In […]
“Fabrica” has a big exhibition space, where a permanent exhibition with a thematic approach of the region is hosted, through a dynamic and interactive presentation. Moreover, there is a modern multi-purpose space to support various cultural events of the region (periodical exhibitions, conferences, seminars, screening of films and documentaries, musical events, small theatrical performances, etc.). […]
The Municipality of North Kynouria, in association with the Fishing Association “Evangelistria”, organizes every year, under the full moon of August, the Fisherman’s Day in Paralion Astros. A magical evening at Paralio Astros full of colors, sounds, and aromas of the sea. An event that tends to become an institution and attracts a crowd of […]
The Tower is a historical preserved monument owned by the municipality. Today it used for exhibitions – events and it is open to the public. Working Hours and possible to be visited: 11:00 – 12:00 & 19:30 – 21:00 during the summer season.
In the last week of August, the Municipality, with the contribution of local clubs, organizes a feast dedicated to the Tsakonian Eggplant of Leonidio. The feast includes a food contest – with the eggplant being the basic ingredient, buffet with many delights, as well as musical shows with dances by the local clubs. In addition, […]
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