Festa della Castagna chestnut festival takes place north of Rome.
13 Oct-1 Nov. The annual chestnut festival takes place at Vallerano, a small town located about 60 km northwest of Rome, during the weekends of October.
The festivities of the 17th edition of the Festa della Castagna are centred around the locally-harvested chestnuts - which can be enjoyed roasted - accompanied by wine, music and dancing.
For full programme and details of how to reach Vallerano, which lies about 13 km southeast of Viterbo, see Festa della Castagna website.