CONDE Nast Traveler has spoken: to make the most of Spain’s gastronomy this autumn, southern Spain is the place to be.
Food festivals across Malaga province are gearing up to showcase the best of the region from chestnuts to moonshine.
The Serrania de Ronda, famous for its chestnuts, hosts the Chestnut Festival in Pujerra with up to 50 different chestnut dishes on October 31 and November 1.
Neighbouring Parauta celebrates its 1,200 year old rabbit festival on November 14.
Not far away in Yunquera, Sierra de las Nieves, the seventh annual wine and chestnut festival will be held with festivities for the 3,000 resident town on October 24-25.
Maroween, in Nerja, specialising in sweet potatoes roasted in their jackets (boniatos), takes place in the small village of Maro on October 31 and November 1.
In Ojen, Toston Popular party is always on the first Sunday after All Saints Day, and brings together indie music (Love of Lesbian performed previously) and roasted chestnuts on November 8.
A jamon festival which usually welcomes 10,000 people will take place in Campillos on November 8.