Chestnut festival at Vallerano (October 11 to November 2, 2014)

Sagra_della_castagna_festival_Chestnut_Lazio-Roma_castagneAt Vallerano, in the heart of Tuscia the thirteenth edition of the festival dedicated to the official result DOP for excellence in the area. Four intense weekend of wine tasting and exploring knowledge for a culture agribusiness totally dedicated

From 11 October to 2 November 2014 comes to Vallerano, a jewel of medieval Tuscia, the long-awaited Chestnut Festival, a veritable feast for four consecutive weekends will celebrate the fruit of the land since 2009 has been inscribed by the European Union in the Register of Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) and is returned in 115 Italian agri-food products of Italian excellence.

A unique opportunity to discover the flavors and traditional recipes with a rich calendar of events that take turns tasting and cognitive pathways to cultural events of all kinds.

As every year in October means for us the Chestnut Festival and Brown – says the young and active Vallerano Mayor Maurizio Gregori And just in time to preserve the beauty of our chestnut I take this opportunity to reiterate the commitment of municipal administration to safeguard the territory, especially in this period of difficulty for producers of chestnuts.

Few of you know that there are in fact a Vallerano about 635 acres of trees and chestnut trees with fascinating forests and the cultivation of the Chestnut is widely documented after the year one thousand; Today, it is a great quality product and a substantial resource for the local people and should be preserved but also widespread in every way. For this reason, for thirteen years, and again this year, tourists defendants have the opportunity to taste a genuine product and other local specialties either in the country, where they will be distributed “chestnuts” to warm the hearts and physicists from the autumn chill , both in features tuff (where once were preserved chestnuts and wine) that will be opened especially in the days of the festival with special menus at a fixed price. Calendarizzate will also be guided tours of the historic center as well as a lovely walk in the chestnut, scheduled Nov. 1.

The event is organized by the Friends of the Chestnut Vallerano that, through a special theme to guide distributed on this occasion also provides a recipe on chestnut and a series of “curiosity eno-gastro-tourist” in order to fully appreciate this significant cultural initiative designed to stimulate our five senses.

Infoline:

Phone: (+39) 334 3060091

Email: gio_nar@libero.it

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In the vicinity of the towns of Vignanello, Soriano nel Cimino the Canepina, Vallerano is located 14 km to the south-east of Viterbo the largest city nearby.

Located 390 meters above sea level, the town of Vallerano has the following coordinates 42 ° 23 ‘6′ North, 12 ° 15′ 53 ‘ Est.How to get to Vallerano:

From Rome, take the Via Cassia to Monterosi, then detour to Ronciglione and Vallerano.

Distances:

Viterbo Km. Rome 16 Km. Firenze 67 Km. 210 Km Siena. Perugia 165 Km. Orvieto 108 Km. Mare 53 (Tarquinia) Km. 58.

CHESTNUT FESTIVAL OF VALLERANO

XIII Edition Year 2014

(Syllabus)

Saturday, October 11

15:00

Opening stand, sales of local products and taste preserves.

15:30

Music 70-80 years in Piazza della Repubblica with Ivano.

16:00

Chestnuts for everyone in the square.

18:00

At the Theatre F. Orioli will be the presentation of the book by Roberto Urbani Jo Piazza (poems in dialect valleranese), will speak at the prof. Luigi Cimarra and dr. Vincenzo Cherubini.

20:00

Dinner in the cellars with tasting of typical local dishes.

Sunday, October 12

9:00 am

At the communal garden there is a “Grand Gala of the dog” in collaboration with RSPCA (delegation of Vallerano) and with the participation of the team Kennelclubs Civil Protection Unit Voluntary National Association of Police of Viterbo.

Open to breed dogs and mongrels.

9:30 am

Flea market and crafts.

10:00

Exhibition of Painting and Creating Handmade ceramic products.

10:00

Opening stand selling local products and taste preserves.

10:00

Free guided tours of the Old Town, the cellars, two old workshops of traditional crafts, a lab building cribs and to the processing plant chestnuts departing from Piazza della Repubblica at the stand of the “Amici della Castagna

13:00

Lunch in the cellars with tasting of typical local dishes

15:30

Parade through the streets of the country and entertainment in Piazza della Repubblica and the Flag-Wavers mini Wavers “G. M. Nanino Vignanello.

16:00

Chestnuts for everyone in the square.

20:00

Dinner in the cellars with tasting of typical local dishes.

Saturday, October 18

15:00

Opening stand selling local products and taste preserves.

15:30

Music on the Square with a group of young valleranesi: Illegal Studio.

16:00

Chestnuts for everyone in the square.

18:00

At Osteria degli Orti“: meeting with Marco Loperfido author of Claude Glass, the novel that inspired ammappaitalia.it and around the Tuscia in 80 days.

20:00

Dinner in the cellars with tasting of typical local dishes.

 

Sunday, October 19

9:30 am

Flea market and crafts.

10:00

Exhibition of Painting and Creating Handmade ceramic products.

10:00

Opening stand selling local products and taste preserves.

10:00

Free guided tours of the Old Town, the cellars, two old workshops of traditional crafts, a lab building cribs and to the processing plant chestnuts departing from Piazza della Repubblica at the stand of the “Amici della Castagna“.

13:00

Lunch in the cellars with tasting of typical local dishes.

15:30

The Court Historical Medieval, flag-waving and Musicians of the Town of Jupiter will parade and perform in Piazza della Repubblica.

16:00

Chestnuts for everyone in the square.

20:00

Dinner in the cellars with tasting of typical local dishes.

 

Saturday, October 25

15:00

Opening stand selling local products and taste preserves.

15:30

Music touring with the Dixie Jazz Band Group Fire of Rome.

16:00

Chestnuts for everyone in the square.

18:00

At Osteria degli Orti“: meeting with Emanuela Ghinazzi author of Gluten-Free. Recipe greedy for celiacs. Without the pretense of science but with the desire to rediscover the taste of bread in all its forms.

20:00

Dinner in the cellars with tasting of typical local dishes.

Following the traveling group cheer with his jazz features Cellars bringing cheer to the guests present.

Sunday, October 26

9:30 am

Flea market and crafts.

9:30 am

Autoraduno vintage and historical: the award.

10:00

Exhibition of Painting and Creating Handmade ceramic products.

10:00

Opening stand selling local products and taste preserves.

10:00

Free guided tours of the Old Town, the cellars, two old workshops of traditional crafts, a lab building cribs and to the processing plant chestnuts starting in Piazza della Repubblica at the stand of the “Amici della Castagna“.

13:00

Lunch in the cellars with tasting of typical local dishes.

15:30

We know the Romans, parade and presentation of the Legio Secunda Parthica Severiana with the support of the Legio IX Hispana Ballistari.

16:00

Chestnuts for everyone in the square.

20:00

Dinner in the cellars with tasting of typical local dishes.

Saturday, Nov. 1

9:00 am

Trekking among the ancient chestnut trees at the turn of the cliff site in San Leonardo, in collaboration with CAI Viterbo and the Archaeological Group of Vallerano.

9:30 am

Flea market and crafts.

10:00

Exhibition of Painting and Creating Handmade ceramic products

10:00

Opening stand selling local products and taste preserves.

10:00

Free guided tours of the Old Town, the cellars, two old workshops of traditional crafts, a lab building cribs and to the processing plant chestnuts starting in Piazza della Repubblica at the stand of the “Amici della Castagna“.

13:00

Lunch in the cellars with tasting of typical local dishes.

15:30

You can dance: performance and entertainment, in Piazza della Repubblica, the Group of Popular Music The Tarantulasfolk group typical of the Salento pinches with dancing and folk sounds.

16:00

Chestnuts for everyone in the square.

18:00

At Osteria degli Orti” meeting with Giorgio Nisini waiting for his next book. “The author, already a finalist for the Premio Strega, will talk about his books and the craft of writing.”

20:00

Dinner in the cellars with tasting of typical local dishes.

 

Sunday, November 2

9:30 am

Flea market and crafts.

10:00

Opening Exhibition of Painting and Creating Handmade ceramic products.

10:00

Opening stand selling local products and tastes jam.

10:00

Free guided tours of the Old Town, features two old cellars of old crafts workshops, a workshop for the construction of nativity scenes and at the processing plant chestnuts starting in Piazza della Repubblica at the stand of the “Amici della Castagna“.

13:00

Lunch in the cellars with tasting of typical local dishes.

15:30

Parade of the Cultural and Entertainment Pier with Corteo Storico “Noble Families Viterbesi” and “Group Musici and flag-waving.”

16:00

Chestnuts for everyone in the square.

20:00

Dinner in the cellars with tasting of typical local dishes.

Every Sunday of the festival (including 1 and 2 November) from 11 am to 13 and from 15 to 18 hours, you can visit the Sanctuary of Mary SS.ma the Stream of Blood Donors.

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