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The Keschtnriggl chestnut festival

The Keschtnriggl chestnut festival

Although sweet chestnuts are called Kastanien in German, in South Tyrolean dialect they are known as “Keschtn”. A Keschtnriggl is a wickerwork container in which roasted chestnuts are shaken to remove their shells. During this chestnut festival the focus will be on the many-faceted importance of the sweet chestnut in traditional rural life. Old recipes will be rediscovered in the villages of Tesimo/Tisens and Foiana/Völlan near Lana in the Merano area, chestnut-based delicacies will be on offer at the farmers’ market and visitors can take part in chestnut trail walks from farmstead to farmstead.

Date of event

18.10.2014 - 26.10.2014

27.10.2014 - 02.11.2014


Travel directions & special travel recommendations

By car: Take the MeBo dual carriageway from Bolzano in the direction of Merano/Meran and exit at Lana or Merano Sud. By rail: From the north or south: change at Bolzano for the local line to Merano (half-hourly service) and alight at Lana

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