- TZ Oprtalj, Općina Oprtalj
- Matka Laginje 21
About the event:
11th festival of chestnuts and chestnut dishes and products
Event dedicated to chestnut, products from chestnuts such as various cakes and honey... program for children and entertaining music
The warm summer sun will also be felt in the incoming months, so you may use your autumn afternoons for taking a stroll down the woods full of chestnut trees. With its tree tops and the valuable chestnuts, they are also presents in the parks, gardens and promenades.
Castanea sativa or the chestnut fruit is moderately sweet and has a high nutritive value. In gastronomy, it is used for preparation various delicacies, purees, cakes, bread or chestnut soups, and you simply have to try them baked. There is a folk tale that it is a lucky charm to pick three chestnuts and carry them with you all the time.