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The Chestnut Festival takes place in Ascona at the beginning of October. Visitors are invited to taste over 2000 kg of chestnuts roasted on the fire by the local maronatt as well as various chestnut-based delicacies such as jams, honeys and cakes and a host of the region's traditional food and wine products. Polenta and mortadella or gorgonzola will be served at lunch time and many concerts will entertain the public during the afternoon.

The festival will take place on the lakefront ofAscona on Saturday1st October 2016; on Saturday October8th 2016will be held the Autumn Festival .

The distribution of chestnuts and the market will be ensured even in case of bad weather.


Event locations

Lungolago Ascona
Piazza Giuseppe Motta
6612 Ascona

Opening hours

Monday-Friday , Saturday 10.00-18.00, Sunday

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