One of the biggest Chios ‘s festivals is happening on 22nd of July at the monastery of Saint Markella, which is located about 8 kilometers outside Volisso. A lot of pilgrims from all over the country flock that day to honor the patrn Saint of the island. Actually, according to the legend, Saint Markella who was born and became a martyr at Volisso in 1500 AD, has performed a lot of miracles and cured many patients. You could follow the small path nest to the beach, which will lead you right to the spot where Saint Markella left her last breath. In that specific spot, hot water cames out of the rocks and is poured to the sea.