Curral das Freiras Chestnut Festival.

Chestnut Festival in the Valley of the Nuns

Curral das Freiras Chestnut Festival. 1The popular Annual Chestnut Festival is organised by the Casa do Povo (People’s House) of Curral das Freiras with the purpose of promoting this important regional agricultural product. The Festival held on October 31st and November 1st, and is, according to Visit Madeira, an opportunity for the numerous visitors to taste the various delicacies and products made from this fruit, namely: roasted chestnuts, liqueurs and cakes. Details on the Casa do Povo Facebook page.
This occasion also provides an occasion for a gastronomic competition held amongst some of the village´s typical restaurants.

 

 

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