Castaño Santo, Istán

The Castaño Santo is a huge and ancient chestnut tree that is located in an area known as the Hoyo del Bote, in the Sierra Real de Istán. It is probably the oldest tree in the whole province of Malaga.

The Castaño Santo is a huge and ancient chestnut tree that is located in an area known as the Hoyo del Bote, in the Sierra Real de Istán.The Castaño Santo is a huge and ancient chestnut tree that is located in an area known as the Hoyo del Bote, in the Sierra Real de Istán.

The Castaño Santo is a huge and ancient chestnut tree that is located in an area known as the Hoyo del Bote, in the Sierra Real de Istán.

Its age is estimated around eight hundred and one thousand years old. Despite this, many visitors do not hesitate to take the land that covers their roots, as seen in the image, endangering this majestic tree.


At 1.30 m from the ground, the perimeter is 15 m, while at ground level it borders on 22 meters. It has a total height of 24.5 m while the height of the shaft is 2.5 meters. The diameter of the cup is in the N-S direction of 27.40 m while in the E-W direction it is 23.70 meters. The projected area of ​​the crown is 510.02 m².
Legend has it that in the mountains where this centennial tree is found, great feats proliferated throughout History. Among them we can highlight the rebellion of the Moors in Sierra Bermeja in the dawn of the sixteenth century. Under its branches, in the year 1501, King Ferdinand the Catholic celebrated a mass.

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The legend tells that in the prayers a delay of the twilight was requested, to favor a stealthy arrival of the troops to Marbella.

It is proposed to be declared a natural monument by the Junta de Andalucía

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Pujerra : Chestnut Festival 29 October 2016

What : Chesnut Festival in Pujerra, Málaga

Where : Pujerra, Málaga, Spain, Inland Costa del Sol

When : 29 October 2016 till 30 October 2016

The arrival of autumn is the date on which the celebrations related to the chesnut take place. Every year in late October or early November it is celebrated in Pujerra, located in the Serrania de Ronda. The Chestnut Festival, which coincides with the day of the patron saint of the town, the Virgin of Fatima.

 

Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

Normally, the holiday is usually done when the collection of the Chesnut is finished.

Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

During this holiday you can enjoy music and dancing in the streets of the town, as well as tasting more than 50 dishes made with chestnuts and accompanied by anise or brandy. In addition, you can visit many places where clothes and typical tools in collecting the fruit are shown.
Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

PROGRAM

SATURDAY OCTOBER 29

10:00 Launch rockets announcing the start of the 14th CHESTNUT FESTIVAL AND VIRGIN OF FATIMA 2016.

11:00 Diana and Parade, with the performance of the verdiales OF PARAUTA.

12:00 official opening speech of the 14th edition of the Chestnut Festival, by D. CARLOS DELGADO MORALES Gaspar.

13:00 Delivery Chesnut of the year award 2016 to the adult group of theater.

15:00 Fair day enlivened by the “MALACAI” groups and “ROMPEOLAS”.

15:00 Afternoon free access at the Chestnut Museum.

17:30 gastronomic tasting of products made with chestnuts in the Plaza de la Iglesia.

18:00 Traditional TOSTÓN CHESTNUT accompanied by anise and sweet wine.

20:00 MEMORIAL to the Association of Friends of Cadiz by its X Collaboration and Promotion of the Chestnut Festival.

Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

SUNDAY OCTOBER 30

10:00 rocket fire.

11:30 Celebration of Holy Mass in honor of Our Lady of Fatima, patroness of Pujerra.

12:00 PROCESSION in honor of our Patron, accompanied by the Band of Pujerra.

FAIR DAY 16:00 enlivened by the “MALACAI” group.

16:00 Afternoon open at the Chestnut Museum.

17:00 SPECIAL TOSTÓN variety “Chestnut pilonga”.

18:00 End party with hot chocolate and churros.

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ingredients:

olives
Thyme
Fennel
Garlic
Pepper
Water
salt

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