The chestnut transforms the landscape of Valle Isarco/Eisacktal in South Tyrol not only in a shining golden hiking paradise in autumn, but also in a radiating center hosting the Valle Isarco chestnut weeks with a culturally-active program.

Every year, when the farmers put the wine in their cellars, the old custom of “Törggelen” comes to life. From October to the end of November the vintners’ cottages, country inns and old farmsteads in Valle Isarco/Eisacktal in South Tyrol, Italy open up their doors and invite everyone in to a lively get-together with music and good humour.

The Chestnut: sweet, healthy and low in calories. The Valle Isarco/Eisacktal Valley innkeepers show us the taste of the chestnut during the “Valle Isarco Chestnut Speciality Weeks” from the middle of October to the beginning of November when everything revolves around the fruit of the bread-fruit tree.

Considering its sunny location and abundance of natural products, Vitovlje is known for its unique chestnut called maronni, famous at home and abroad.

The tasty and nutritious chestnuts of San Zeno are found in many local dishes.