of Portaria comprises four villages perched on the slopes of northwestern
Pelion. It lies between the
beautiful beaches of the Pagasitikos
Gulf and snow-capped peaks where exceptional ski runs have been created.
There are dozens of hotels and hostels. There is a good road link
with Volos and on the way
up there is a wonderful view of Volos
nestling in the bay.
There is a police station, a post office, a bank, a medical centre
and a pharmacy in Portaria.
This text (extract) is cited February 2004 from the Municipality of Portaria