Owing to its sunny location and abundance of natural products Vitovlje is known for its unique chestnut called maronni, famous at home and abroad.
The Chestnut Festival in Vitovlje is organised every autumn by the village’s Cultural and Tourist Society. Traditionally, the event takes place for an entire weekend. It includes a cultural and entertainment programme, and housewives of Vitovlje prepare an exhibition of delicious homemade pastries, there are plenty of chestnuts, raw and baked as is necessary during the Chestnut Festival. The event takes place on an event site under a tent.
Organizer: Kulturno turistično društvo Vitovlje
When: 17th - 18th October 2020