Astros, Pelopennese

  • Flowers at Astros in the Saronic Islands
  • View from Astros in the Saronic Islands
  • Flowers at Astros in the Saronic Islands
  • View from Astros in the Saronic Islands
 

Astros is a pretty fishing town set at the bottom of a castle on a hill.  Or if you are approaching from Navplion, Astrous looks like a small island just off the mainland.  The harbour is easily spotted by the castle set high on the hill.  There can be quite a bit of south east swell on the approach, so it is often best to leave sorting out fenders and lines until you get into the harbour.

Moor stern or bows-to on the quay, and in peak season a few boats may have to be rafted off from the quay. 

There are quite a few tavernas and restaurants to choose from in Astrous. 

It is possible to get most supplies - head towards the main road that runs parallel to the beach where you will find mini markets, green grocers, a bakery, pharmacy and a bank.

A walk that is well worth doing is up to the castle.  You can follow the road winding up the hill behind Remezzo, which is about a 20 minute walk.  Take your camera there are some great views from the top.  Or alternatively visit the beach across from the harbour for a ‘quick dip’, or enjoy a cool refreshing beverage at one of the bars along the beach!

Water is available on the quay from a small old local man who doesn’t speak a word of English!

  • Shop
  • Restaurants
  • Fresh water available
  • Beach
  • Great for Swimming
  • ATM
  • Pharmacy
  • Bakery