Transformed into a creamy puree, flour or filling. Roasted or cooked chestnuts can be used to make a delicate soup. The heart-shaped chestnut, in whatever form, is an healthy delight. Besides high-quality protein, it is a good source of important vitamins, minerals and polyunsaturated fatty acids. The chestnut is also a naturally gluten-free source of carbohydrates. We gave you a thousand reasons to come to the Eisacktal chestnut weeks, but there’s something more:in autumn, the chestnut embellishes the area with its shining and colorful leaves. During the Eisacktal valley Chestnut Weeks, from October 14 to October 29, the hosts and hostesses of the participating businesses will present a variety of recipes, while a program of hikes, exhibitions and festivals will celebrate this precious fruit from our homeland.