Walking and hiking with many tastes

Volos - Portaria

It is no coincidence that the region of Volos and Pelion is famous for its gastronomic delights visitors and is a benchmark in the largest tourist guides. What are the first that come to mind on hearing of Volos? Of course raki in the sunshine, extroversion, catwalk to the port and the Avenue. Argonauts, excursions to nearby Mount Pelion and copious amounts of mussels ‘crabs and other seafood temptations. And all this with the accompanying smell of raki, which like other sacrament silently engaged in a daily ritual. Small shops that host all kinds of dishes that can please even the most demanding. A unique culinary experience for those wishing to know or remember the typical delicacies that make up the delicious palette of our region and the wider region. Our goal in creating this daily program is to meet guests, walking with them the City, the beautiful beaches, the streets with the traditional raki, the stores still maintain trade as old, the new companies with new ideas and absolutely stopping acquaintance with the city flavors. Late afternoon after the Greek “tsipouradiko” we begin to ascend to the imposing village Portaria exploring and always tasting flavors ... Between heaven and earth, between the Aegean Sea and Pagasitic Gulf, the backbone of the peninsula of Magnesia, is the legendary Pelion. The myth with history, dark with light, the instinct to sense the nature of the art are intertwined here. Portaria, the lady of Pelion as it is called, is one of the prettiest villages in the prefecture of Magnesia and one of the first tourist resorts in Thessaly. It is a beautiful village built in a privileged location with superb views of the Pagasitic. During your tour in Portaria you will admire the well-preserved stone mansions are a real gem for the village and reveal acne that knew the place mainly thanks to silk culture and trade. It is worth mentioning that Portaria was the most important commercial center of the twenty-four villages of Pelion. Some of the most important mansions now occupied by public authorities is Athanassakio Kindergarten, one of the first in Greece that operated in Greece, Zoulias Mansion, which operated as a Vocational School for girls and Tsopoteio Boarding School, which now houses the Town Hall of Portaria. The natural beauty of Portaria impress every visitor. Walk to the famous "Path of the Centaurs" and enjoy the charm of nature. Photographed beside the small waterfall of the boat. The water from the source Mana, located a little higher. Closing the day-long wandering will be in a restaurant with traditional cuisine with recipes designed to move it from generation to generation by the traditional housewives of Pelion. Come walk along the culinary wanderings we recommend.

The above programs ADE823 and PSP710-8 can be included in any other program that visitors or team of visitors accomplish, in the region of Pelion as an activity of half day. Also they can be accomplished for visitors that are already in Pelion with the service that offers Pelion Voucher and with the corresponding transport of Pelion Pass Voucher. Ask us for detail information.

Highlights

Price Include:

  • Experienced escort
  • Food in Tsipouradiko in Volos
  • Dinner in Portaria
  • Trekking in the Wake of Centaurs
  • Transport from your Destination in East Pelion
  • Insurance & Taxes

Route

  1. Portaria