Did you know that… San Genesio is the village with the most chest nut trees in South Tyrol?

During San Genesio Chestnut Weeks you will experience the „REAL TÖRGGELEN“ in traditional „törggele“ restaurants in Avigna and Cologna.
In San Genesio and Valas you can enjoy in participating restaurants exquisite chestnut-based specialites.
Also various programs, which allow you to combine culinary delights with pleasant excursions, are waiting for you to be discovered!

4. Chestnut Weeks in S. Genesio – Program
14. October – „Törggele“ Festival in Avigna with inauguration of the 4. S. Genesio Chestnut Weeks
16. October – „Törggelen“ Excursion with tastings to Avigna
18. October – „Törggelen“ Cooking course at Neuhäuslhof farm in Avigna
20. October – Mercato delle castagne dei contadini di S. Genesio con transumanza
21. October – Festa „Törggelen“ presso il museo Haflinger con la compagnia degli Schützen di S. Genesio
23. October – „Törggelen“ Excursion with tastings to Cologna
25. October – „Törggelen“ Cooking course at Neuhäuslhof farm in Avigna
30. October – „Törggelen“ Excursion with tastings to Avigna
2. November – „Törggelen“ Excursion with tastings to Cologna
4. November – Closing ceremony of the 4. S. Genesio Chestnut Weeks at Restaurant Gruberhof in Avigna

List of participating restaurants to San Genesio Chestnut Weeks with at least 3 chestnut-based culinary delights:

Leitlkeller in Valas, Tel. +39 0471 340 075, TUE closing day
Restaurant Antica locanda al cervo in San Genesio, Tel. +39 0471 354 195, WED closing day
Vinumhotel Tschögglbergerhof in San Genesio, Tel. +39 0471 354 119, TUE closing day
Restaurant Lanzenschuster in Valas, Tel. +39 0471 340 012, MON from 4 p.m. closing day

In addition you will also find below a list of our traditional "Törggele" restaurants.