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World’s most amazing chocolate factory tours!

Looking for something a little different to inspire the wanderlust in you? Here’s something that is sure to get you packing your bags – a virtual journey through the world’s most decadent chocolate factories.

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1.Mast Brothers Chocolate

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Mast Brothers Chocolate began receiving copious accolades, including “Best New American Chocolate” from Food & Wine magazine. Today, Mast Brothers has set up headquarters in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood, and now offers tours of the factory on Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m. Tours take visitors on a journey through the entire chocolate-making process, where they can discover how the unusual flavors, like Fleur de Sel and Serrano Pepper, are made. As the tour comes to a close, guests enjoy a tasting of 5 chocolates, discovering how different beans yield different, mind-bogglingly delicious flavors.

2.Brussels’ Chocolate Walking Tour and Workshop.

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Why not woo your Valentine with a romantic getaway?Belgian chocolates are indisputably among the world’s finest, and Brussels is among Europe’s most interesting capital cities. Why not explore both city and chocolate in one brilliant tour? Join the Brussels’ Chocolate Walking Tour and Workshop to see and learn about many of the city’s highlights, like the Grand Place, Manneken Pis, the Comic Strip Route and the city gates. The 4-hour tour and workshop is capped off with a hands-on chocolate praline-making workshop. Guests will learn how to make these lovely delicacies, and even take home their own creations.

3.TCHO Chocolate Walking Tours

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While in Silicon Valley, make like the smart set and take an uber-educational and wildly thorough tour of the TCHO Chocolate Factory. The factory setting feels a lot like a science laboratory — and that’s a good thing. TCHO was founded by a former NASA scientist and funded by some of the people who started Wired magazine.
Still the TCHO tour isn’t all brains and no fun. The hour-long factory tour is led by well-informed and amusing guides intent on educating you on all matters chocolate and sustainability, including how the company’s artisanal chocolates are crafted and the ins and outs of fair trade; even guided tastings are offered. Tours are free, and reservations are recommended.

 4. Perugina Chocolate Factory Tour and Chocolate School

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Double the pleasure of your visit to Perugina’s headquarters by combining a factory tour with a class at the Baci-maker’s chocolate school. Each Baci chocolate is wrapped, or hugged, by a little love note, typically a brief quote about the magic of love and affection.
Plan a visit to the Casa del Cioccolato, and begin your tour with a visit to the Perugina Museum, where you’ll discover the history of the acclaimed chocolate maker, as well as tokens of the Baci brand over the past century, followed by a chocolate tasting. After the museum, you’ll enjoy a tour of the factory, looking into the chocolate workshop and production line. Finally, partake in a class at the Chocolate School, where you’ll learn how to work with chocolate and even create your own chocolate treats. Reservations for the popular tours are recommended.

5.Maison Cailler

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Many chocolate lovers consider Switzerland to be the home of world’s finest chocolatiers, and indeed many of the greats are located within the stunning country. Plan to visit one of Switzerland’s oldest and most admired brands of chocolate, with a tour of Maison Cailler, where milk chocolate is said to have originated.
At Cailler, visitors can tour the factory, learning about the chocolate-making process in a very hands-on fashion, actually holding the freshly roasted cocoa beans, smelling the product as it’s being produced, and of course, eating some of the delicacies. In addition to tours, Cailler also offers a series of chocolate-making classes, led by a Cailler chocolatier. Students will make their very own chocolates in classes on pralines, truffles and even Valentine’s Day chocolate hearts.

 

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