Chestnut Days in FeldthurnsDUE TO THE REGULATIONS CONCERNING CORONAVIRUS, EVENTS CAN BE CANCELLED, POSTPONED OR HELD IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL SAFETY MEASURES!
During the Chestnut Days "Keschtnigl" in Eisacktal, gourmets and epicures will learn more about the manifold significance of the chestnut and of course, enjoy a lot of chestnut specialties.
The sweet chestnut plays an important role for the autumn in Eisacktal and is an integral part of the harvest tradition "Törggelen". According to this ancient custom the new wine and the roasted chestnuts are enjoyed in the course of a traditional meal together with family and friends. Therefore, the village Feldthurns dedicates some days to this special beech plant and its importance for forest and cuisine.
For the Chestnut Days "Keschtnigl" farmers and chefs rediscover old and varied recipes. The program of the Chestnut Days in Feldthurns is completed by guided autumnal hikes and much more. Culture, gastronomy and tradition – all combined in one event!
On 7th November, there will be there will be the traditional chestnut market called "Nigl-Markt" and on 8th November, there is the traditional chestnut feast "Keschtnigl-Sunntig".