How to get there and maps

The historic Astros of Kynouria is located in the Eastern Peloponnese in the west beach of the Argolic gulf , south of the first city in Europe the historic Argos and the seat of the Mycenaean culture Mycenae

From Athena airport Follow the route to Athens, Corinth, Tripoli, exit to Argos (At the exit Sterna after Nemea), Argos, Tripoli (from the old road), exit to Astros (Left after the Mills), Astros .

Astros is approximately 170 km from Athens and 200 km from Athens Airport. 93 from Corinth (80 from Dardanelia), 34 km from Argos, 33 km from Nafplio, 40 km from Tripoli, 48 km from Leonidio, 82 km from Sparta,

Distances : Archaeological Sites and Museums

Astros is approximately from the Parthenon.Acropolis,Acropolis Museum  in Athens 170 km, Mycenae 43 km, Epidavros 70 km, Ancient Olympia 170 km, Delphi 288 km, Mystras 88 km, Koroni 154 km, Methoni 186 km, Sparta 82 km.

Astros is built at an altitude of 75 m in the plain of Thyrea and Agiannis is built at an altitude of 750 m at the foot of the Forty Mountain of Parnon or Malevos. Agiannis is half an hour away from Astros (17km), and is a very popular place for day trips in winter and summer.

Our neighbors

 In close proximity to Astros there are several picturesque traditional settlements (Paralio Astros (4km) Korakovouni (8km), Agios Andreas (10km) Arkadiko Chorio (16km), Prastos (32km), Kastanitsa (30km), Sitaina (26km) km), Platanos (21 km) Charadros (27 km), Orini Meligou (15 km), O Agiannis (17 km), Agios Petros (34 km), Kastri (42 km), Ano Doliana (35 km),Βervena (42 km)

All the neighboring villages have contributed a lot to the Greek revolution of 1821 and have a long history. The most important historical villages are Agios Ioannis <Agiannis>, Paralio Astros, Korakovouni, Agios Petros, Prastos, Kastanitsa, Sitaina, Vervena and Doliana.

In the neighboring Tsakonochoria, Prastos, Kastanitsa, Sitaina, Agios Andreas, Leonidio and Tyros, the Tsakonian dialect is spoken until today, which has its roots in the ancient Doric. In some villages there are signs with the inscription “Kaour Ekane”, which means welcome.

 The Tsakonian “che poiou” means what are you doing? <Comes from the ancient verb  I do>

See the link of our municipality with the Traditional Settlements:


Transport ” Buses, Train, Ferries, Taxis


Maps Astros – Athens –Astros

KTEL N. ARKADIAS Phone: +30 2755 022218 KTEL N. ARKADIAS SA Nafplio 50, Tripoli 22132 Information: 2710 222 560 Publishing houses: 2710 222 560

Train: Athens Suburban Airport – Kato Acharnai – Corinth

The transfer from the route Piraeus – Airport to the route Piraeus – Kiato and vice versa takes place at the station Kato Acharnai.


 From the picturesque port of Paralio Astros in the summer there are many cruises to the “Aegean islands Spetses, Hydra

“In the Aegean islands”…: Paralio Astros, Spetses, Hydra, Poros, Piraeus, Paros, Koufonisia, Amorgos, Santorini, Heraklion, Chania, Monemvasia, Paralio Astros

I have not done the whole above route, I have done almost half, but if I had my own “boat” I would do it a few times, let a friend of ours help us how to do it by sea, we will look for it …

Taxis: See the Useful Phones TO ADD LATER for the taxis of our area.

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KTEL N. ARKADIAS SA Posted on 28 December 201825 September 2019 by adminAstros – Athens – Astros by Astros 06:45 Astros – Par. Astros – Athens * except Sunday 09:30 Astros – Par. Astro …

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