Tyros Arcadia, Ano Tyros Arcadia
Tyros in Kynouria, 21km. south of Astros, near the ancient sanctuary of Apollo Tyrita , is a beautiful summer center that consists of Ano Tyro, Kato Tyro are a little bit far from the beach of TyrosBeach Tyros, that touches the beautiful water of Myrtoan sea.
Tyro beach, with the excellent touristic construction, offers a great beach for swimming, a small theater that is offered for cultural events in the summer while Easter celebrations are maintaing many of the particular customs of Tsakonia.
In the mountain of Orionta, in the height of 1000m, there are some ruins of the messaionic castle.
Tyros and the round villages consist a part of Tsakoni, this particular region with native residents, descendant perhaps of Doris that kept the Doric dialect, the broud feeling of freedom and their customs.Worth to point that celebrations of the Easter are maintaining many of their customs of Tsakonia, that used to be indepent the times of Roman or Ottoman,
while in the messaionic years big regions used to belong in the byzantine family of Melisinon. Do not miss to attend "tsakonic aubergine celebrations" in the summer.
Ano Tyros is an north tsakonic residence, built amphitheatric in the hillside of Parnon. From there the look travels from the Myrtoan sea until Spetses and Argolic coast, and the mountainous path leads to marvelous hiking experiences to the mountain of Paleochori.
It is a traditional village, with houses twofloor the most, build with stone without many openings that have accustomed
to the particular ground.The structure of the residence with steep streets, a characteristic of the mountainous Tsakonic residences.
The houses maintain until today their traditional shape and the interest of the visitors is big for Ano Tyro grace to the magnificent view that someone has from there to Tyrou beaches.
In Ano Tyros we find the monastery of Agios Georgios that is metoxi of the monastery of Agios Nikolaos Karias. It is worth someone to examine the way that the temple has bulit to understand the art of old builders, their work and their passion.
Tyros has taken its name from Apollo Tyrita, which temple is on the hill and consitute an archaeological site and historical preservable monument.At the ruins temple is build now the church of Profitis Ilias. Further up there is the mountain of Paleochora that fed with corns the residents of Ano Chora. Today there are still some farmhouses.
Most of the residents of Ano Tyro have descended at the seaside taking advantage of the beautiful beaches of the region and have turned their interest towards turism that keeps growing in a way that will not harm the traditional character of the residents..
Source: Perfecture of Arcadia
For your stay in Arcadia and Mountainous Arcadia you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Vytina, Dimitsana as well as in many other areas of the County, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
You can find a list of hotels and rooms to let, as well as special offers for low cost holidays, in the list of lodgings in the area and the accommodation offers and deals.
Access to Arcadia is easy by car through the existing road network.
One of its advantages is the short distance from the capital, and therefore a fast and low-cost access for many visitors.
The best way to explore the nature and sights of Arcadia is to have your own vehicle.
It's worth visiting places that public transport and the organized trips do not reach.
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.
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For your entertainment in Arcadia, you will find many restaurants, taverns, cafeterias with excellent service and variety of products and services.
Arcadia consists of many traditional, simple but also luxurious places where you can have any type of food you want.