Chocolates are love. Who doesn’t love chocolates? If you are someone with a dominant sweet tooth, you’ve come to the right place. Get ready with your wishlist as we present before you the Top 15 places that sell the best chocolates around the world:-
1) Brussels, Belgium
The capital of Belgium is also regarded as the chocolate capital of the world. If you love chocolate, Brussels is a must. Per square foot, chocolatiers! Dream right?. Brussels is the home to Godiva and Leonidas one of the leading chocolate brands in the world. While you’re here! You must also visit the museum of chocolate and cocoa. Knowledge and sweet tooth satisfied at one go.
2) Paris, France
Paris is the city of love, chocolates are love. Makes sense right? Paris is a Gourmet capital with over 300 major chocolate shops. In Paris dark chocolate is a specialty. Moreover, there’s a new breed of French chocolatiers who blend the French with the other flavors of the world to give you that perfect symphony.
3) London, England
Britishers are no less in terms of their love for chocolates. They are connoisseurs of chocolates too. You’ve heard of England’s Paul A Young?.We also have many major chocolate brands, chocolatiers in London. When you’re in London don’t miss out on the hot chocolate sold by Dark Sugars. They have over 70 variety of handcrafted chocolates. But they make hot chocolate which is decked with more shredded chocolates. That has even been recognized by the world.
4) Tuscany, Italy, The Chocolate valley
The Chocolate Valley, a triangle formed in between Florence, Pisa and Montecatini. I’m sure you’ve heard the name only to picturize mesmerizing vine yards, wines but it is a Choco hub. You’ll find excellent and fantastic Gourmet shops. Make sure you visit Vestri and grab a Silican Orange Gelato. Other legendary chocolatiers include Slitti, located in Monsummano Terme and Amedei ,Cascina. If you happen to visit Florence from February 6 to February 15, don’t miss the handmade chocolate fair where you’ll be intoxicated by the smell of chocolate and enjoy taking a trip around the world to the taste of cocoa.
5) Hershey, Pennsylvania
You’re already familiar with this name aren’t you? Originally the place was known as Derry Church, Hershey was renamed in 1906 due to the popularity of Hershey chocolate. Today it is regarded as the “sweetest place on Earth”. Here Visitors can taste Hershey’s chocolate at Hershey’s Chocolate World, also visit the Hershey Story Museum and stay at Hotel Hershey, the official resort of Hersheypark. You can sense heaven
You’re familiar with the names of Lindt, Treuscher and Sprungli? If you’re into milk chocolate, this is a must visit. These places have some of the leading chocolate factories. Also for an awesome lifetime experience take a ride on the Swiss chocolate train.
7) New York City, NYC
New York is known for its diversities. All you need to do is take a chocolate focused city tours to get the diverse flavours of the world. The acknowledged ones include Jacques Torres Chocolate, including the awesome pain au chocolat (chocolate pastry), but but but La Maison du Chocolat, one of the city’s exotic Parisian chocolatiers, is known for its oomph and luxury when it comes to chocolates.
8) Costa Rica
The best destination for tropical chocolate lovers. Cocoa is the best here! They are freshly grown since the Pre Caribbean times. If you are someone who is tempted by the 80 percent cocoa on the label of a chocolate, Costa Rica, my friends!
9) Bariloche, Argentina
Bariloche, a city in the province of Rio Negro,it is a bit infamous, in the foothills of the Andes on the southern shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake. It’s a delightful hub of artisanal icecreams and chocolates. Make sure you take a stroll through the Calle Mitre, and discover an abundance of chocolate shops and factories which brings sweets in affordable prices and most of the shopkeepers are homies!
10) Barcelona, Spain
Spanish were the first Europeans to have experienced chocolates when it was brought from South America. The first ever chocolate making machine was buily here back in the eighteenth century (1780). When you’re here don’t forget to visit the chocolate museum. It has many fun activities including Chocolate tasting, painting etc
11) Colone, Germany
It is the home to Stollwreck Chocolate company. It has been once the second largest supplier to America. You also have a chocolate museum here. You get to learn anything and everything about chocolates. The dark chocolates here are absolute love.
12) Oxaca, Mexico
Chocolate here is woven into culture and traditions. Mina Street is one of the world’s very best “sweet street,” home to Mayordomo, Guelaguetza and La Soledad, where you are going to have the chance to watch traditional chocolate making and learn how it’s incorporated into desserts and many other stuffs. There are many recipes which belong to generations!!
13) South Africa
The chocolates here are pretty similar to that of the Swiss chocolates. Lindt, the renowned Switzerland chocolate company, has an official notable Chocolate Studio in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Nestle and Cadbury also have factories in Cape Town. Conventional milk chocolates, sugar free chocolates are found best at Johannesburg.
14) San Francisco, California
A home to some of the best chocolates in the world. The city that’s famous for its lifestyle and everything fancy, also produces good quality chocolates. One of the oldest chocolate factories in the U.S, Ghirardelli is located here.Don’t miss Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolates’ incredibly delicious drinking chocolate or Tartine Bakers chocolate éclair.
15) St Lucia
St Lucia is a well known Caribbean island, it has beautiful beaches. However, it is an exciting place for the chocolate lovers. There are various resorts that only cater to chocolate enthusiasts. At this Hotel Chocolat Boucan, a mini establishment run by an English chocolatier makes scrumptious chocolates from beans that are grown on its cocoa estate. Along with it served is “Cocoa Cuisine,” a full cue of amazing items built around loaded with cocoa. Guest can also indulge in the special “Cocoa Juvenate” spa treatments.