The Chesnut Festival offers the chance to taste grilled and boiled chestnut, sweets based on chestnuts, as well as hot distilled "tsipouro" from the cauldron. The event is celebrated in October in Arna (Locania, Peloponnese).

It was 990 A.D. when Archbishop Sigeric wrote down the 79 stages of his journey "de Roma usque ad mare" (from Rome to the sea) during his way back from Rome to the Episcopal seat of Canterbury (Durovernum in Latin), his birthplace.