Top things to do

Cafe in Astara

Barf Cafe

Travellers sometimes just need a good barf ('snow' in Farsi), and this fun, modern cafe is just the place, with cheap and tasty omelettes, pizzas and salads. It's on the main drag a block south of Hakim Nezami St.
Historic Site in Astara

Dezhe Sasal Fortress

Most accessible of the region’s castle ruins is the eroded grassy lump of Dezhe Sasal, which clings wart-like to a small wooded knoll 400m west of the southern end of Lisar town.