TRADITIONAL MOUNTAIN REFUGE HUT, located on Mount Tymfi at an altitude of 1950 m (6332 ft). Able to accommodate up to 51 people during the summer months with bunk beds.
The refuge is open between May and October.
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The Astraka Refuge is located at an altitude of 1950m in Radovoli place, particularly in the neck formed between the peaks of Astraka and Lapatos.
The refuge belongs to the Hellenic Federation of Mountaineering and Climbing ( H.F.M.C ).
The refuge/mountain hut was constructed in 1966 on the initiative of the Apline Club of Ioannina and Mountaineering Group of Papigo. In 2004 it was renovated and expanded to its current form.
Recently with the contribution of a European financial program solar panels where installed and wind turbines will follow and they will account a 13KW renewable and green power.
The shelter can accommodate 51 people in total during the summer months in rooms with bunk beds. The shelter provides beds, pillows and blankets. Guests must have with them a pair of sheets or a liner or a lightweight sleeping bag. The refuge/mountain hut is fully equiped with a kitchen and restaurant, for details on the menu please ask Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions.
The refuge is open daily from May to October. During the winter months it remains closed and opens for groups under an arrangement with the administrator.
Last but not least, it is a base for mountain activities such as hiking, climbing and mountain/backcountry skiing!!