This ancient celebration is closely linked to the practice of gathering chestnuts, a deeply-rooted tradition in the Bierzo region. This collective and festive event stems from a prehistoric ritual of providing an offering of the first chestnuts of the year as thanks to the gods of the forests.

General information

General information:
Castilla y León Tourist Interest
Date:
Fin de semana próximo al 1 de noviembre

Address

Santa Marina del Sil (Toreno). 24493 León.

More information

Ayuntamiento of Toreno

Address:

Municipality of Toreno. León.

Teléfono: 987 533 003

Fax: 987 527 314

Email: ayuntamiento@toreno.net

Página Web: http://toreno.net

Tourist Office Regional of León

Address:

Pza. de Regla, 2. León. 24003 León.

Telephone: 987 237 082

Fax: 987 273 391

Email: oficinadeturismodeleon@jcyl.es