Pelionis a region of Greece that has preserved traditional customs unaffected over the years. Every year there are many cultural events, local celebrations and festivals. The visitor has the opportunity to experience the older as well as the present-day Pelion through the artistic and cultural events such as the Apple Festival in Zagora, the chestnut Festival of Xourihti village, the Song Festival or the Argonauts as well as many local celebrations featuring traditional music, local dances and songs such as the celebration of Agia Marina church in Kissos on the 17th of July. In these events, there is great joy and everyone is welcome. For this reason, when you arrive in Pelion, do not hesitate to ask for information at the Arapos Hotel's reception for the current events.