Pick & Eat: Seasonal Chestnut experience Core, Experiences Local life €25 - €25

Santa Fiora

If you are looking for a time immersed in the nature of an amazing place, then the chestnut picking is for sure the most genuine and authentic experience that you can have in this part of ‘Monte Amiata’.

During this experience you will learn all about this seasonal chestnut picking and its cooking processing too!

What will you do

The wonderful town of Santa Fiora lies on the ‘Monte Amiata’, set in a particular natural surroundings, with an historical center completely surrounded by chestnut trees.

This experience will take place in the most natural spot of the town, the famous Peschiera Park, in which after meeting your expert local guide, yo’ll be guided in learning all about the gifts of nature around. You and your team can participate in the chestnut picking as a real locals while the guides will tell you tales and anecdotes about their life in the countryside.

After the chestnuts collection, it will be time to get cooking! You’ll assist to the typical cooking of chestnuts and, throughout the cooking class, you’ll see the particular processing of the delicious “castrate” and the polenta of chestnuts.

Finally you will sit down to enjoy these dishes paired with good wine!

Meeting point

Peschiera Park – No car needed

What is included

  • Local guide
  • Chestnuts picking
  • Food and wine tasting


About 2-3 hours

Min. Max number of participants 

Min. 10 Max. 40 people

Weekly availability

This experience is bookable during the chestnut season (first 2 weeks of October), according to the availability of the promoter.



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Added By Nicolò