The mountainous village of Portaria in the Pelion peninsula, is one of the most famous of all villages in Pelion, and is one that is ideal for visiting all year round. At an altitude of 650 meters, Portaria is often referred to as the gateway to the upper regions of Mount Pelion, as well as being a very popular village with visitors to the ski centre of Agriolefkes, which is in full operation during the winter season.
Portaria is the perfect Pelion village in which to be based, and from here, you can venture out and explore all the corners of Pelion. It is located just 13km from the city of Volos at the foot of Mount Pelion.
Portaria is a village filled with beautiful scenery and imagery, and id filled with many beautiful traditional mansions, spring water fountains and cobblestone paths, which one can follow and enjoy a fascinating stroll around the village.
It is here in Portaria that you will find the traditional mansion "Arhontiko Hatziargiri", which is where we are located, and from which we offer a wonderful selection of comfortable and quality accommodation for your Pelion holidays.
Our traditional mansion is perfectly located to bring you the best from the village of Portaria. We are located a short distance from the main square of the village, which is filled with a charming selection of bars, cafes, tavernas and small shops.
The "Arhontiko Hatziargiri" mansion was built in 1845 and is actually considered the oldest traditional mansion in all of Portaria. It is also the only mansion that has two lower floors for the winter season, and one upper floor for the summer season. This unique combination was built in the traditional style and structure, such as the Sahnisi, with balconies with many windows allowing in natural light, and traditionally designed window shutters.
The accommodation that we provide here at our traditional mansion is ideal for your holidays here in Portaria, where we offer you the chance to experience the grand scale and immense beauty of a traditional mansion, along with many modern facilities, providing a comfortable and relaxing environment in which our guests can truly sample the magic and beauty of the Pelion peninsula.
All of our rooms have been carefully decorated, maintaining the traditions of Pelion and specifically Portaria. Our rooms are very cosy, and we are confident that you will find them perfect for your time spent here with us. We have a lovely sitting area, where you can sit back and relax next to the roaring fire during the cold winter months.
We are open throughout the year, so which ever season you plan on making your visit to Pelion, you can be sure that we will be here, waiting to offer you our warmest welcome and most sincere hospitality.
If you have any questions regarding the accommodation and facilities that you will find here at the "Arhontiko Hatziargiri", please feel free to contact us. We will be more than happy to help with any enquiries you may have. We thank you for your interest, and look forward to welcoming you here in person in the very near future.