What : Chestnut Festival 2016 : Alcaucín
Where : Alcaucín, Inland Costa del Sol, Spain
When : 5th November 2016
The popular festival of the Alcaucín Chestnut will also offer free tastings of typical anise and cinnamon shortbread.
The Axarquía village of Alcaucín still retains one of its most popular festivals celebrating another year the chestnut tradition of yesteryear who “gathered the neighbors in the village square on the occasion of the feast of All Saints day , in which each family brought a dish, and given the date, chestnut used to be harvested in the area. ”
In this edition, Alcaucín distributes more than 300 kilos of chestnuts and 200 of sweet potatoes, plus aniseed and typical traditional double buttered cinnamon in the main square of the town, opposite the town hall.
It plans to host about 500 people who will travel, as previous years, from other points of the Axarquía and the province attracted by the star product , the autumn chestnut.
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