In the TOP 10 Food and Drink Holidays in Greece! In Portaria, on the slopes of Mount Pelion, known for its rural villages and fresh-water springs, this welcoming, old-fashioned hotel offers cookery classes, either in the hotel itself or on a nearby farm.
Using local ingredients and age-old recipes, you’ll learn to prepare traditional Greek dishes, such as filo-pastry pies, hearty stews and syrupy desserts. The guest rooms are peaceful and comfortable, and the best ones have balconies overlooking the main square.
The hotel restaurant has outdoor tables on a terrace lined with potted hydrangeas and shaded by plane trees, and serves delicious dishes blending creative and traditional Greek cuisine. Hotel Kritsa can also arrange hiking and canyoning in the surrounding countryside.