Stagiates is the fourth municipal compartment of the Municipality of Portaria.
Is is a small village to the northwest of Portaria,
with a rich natural enviroment, where visitors can enjoy the view of Volos
and the luscious green of the area. The village of Stagiates owes its fame to
for two reasons: the superb waters and the delicious sausages. Nowadays the Municipality
of Portaria, in an effort to preserve some of the old traditions, organizes a
yearly revival of the sausage tradition, with the Sausage Festival, which takes
place in July in the central square of the village.