Portaria is one of the most beautiful, interesting and unique traditional villages in the entire region of Central Greece. With its stunning natural beauty, fresh spring waters, impressive traditional mansions and winding cobble-stoned paths, is surely one of the few places where you can find tranquility and beauty right in the heart of Greece. The geographic location of Portaria is perfect for holidays all year round. Located only 13km from the city of Volos, and at an altitude of 650m, right on Mount Pelion is an ideal starting point from which to explore all of this wonderful mountain area of Greece. Also, Portaria is only 35km from the International Airport of Central Greece.
The beautiful Mount Pelion peninsula is situated in the prefecture of Magnesia in Thessaly, Central Greece, and offers visitors memories and holidays that they will never forget. Stunning scenery and nature, silky sandy beaches, crystal clear sea, the snow capped mountain, spring water falls, winding cobble-stoned paths, all images that will stay with you forever. Scattered across the Peninsula are, all varying in size, the famous mountainous villages of Tsagarada, Milies and Zagora, to the beautiful coastal resorts of Afissos, Milina and Platanias.
During the summer there are many lovely beaches where you can visit, with sparkling crystal clean waters and golden sandy beaches. The blue waters of the Pagasitic Gulf and Aegean Sea are simply superb, and are perfect for bathing, water sports and relaxation. Pelion is also cooler than other parts of Greece during the summer, especially, the more mountainous villages. The Pelion peninsula is a truly magical part of Greece, and one that has been a popular holiday destination for Greeks for many years. The perfect combination of sea and mountain and of blue and green create a stunning setting. There is also a first rate ski centre operating in the winter season in Pelion. At the Agriolefkes ski centre, you can enjoy ski and winter sports in a truly unique and inspiring surrounding.