It’s been officially announced that Eurochocolate Festival 2016, at its 23rd edition, is from 14 until 23 October 2016.
Eurochocolate is the International Chocolate Exhibition of Europe, dedicated to people’s passion for the sweet flavor of cocoa; entrance and all activities are free. Each year, the Eurochocolate Festival is held in the city of Perugia’s historic squares in central Italy. Since 1993, this event has been recognized as one of the largest chocolate festivals in all of Europe. The event will allow individuals to discover the different flavors of chocolate from cultures around the world.
For nearly ten days in October about one million expected visitors will flock to this deliciously fun event. The festival offers various chocolate activities, some of which include experimental tasting, cooking classes, performances, sculpting and art displays, all of course, involving chocolate. Many snacks will be available for purchase such as chocolate liqueurs and bricks, from only the top chocolatiers on the planet. Other souvenirs include t-shirts, mugs, lollipops, and more.
Even on 2016 edition the festival is preceded by the annual Choco Day featuring meetings, workshops and tasting of different varieties of chocolate.
The main attractions are: the Chocolate Show, Eurochocolate World, Chocolate Sculptures and more.
A Chococard can be purchased at the festival, which offers guests special privileges, discounts, contests, prizes and free tastings.
A not to be missed event – and remember, “Chocolate doesn’t ask silly questions, chocolate understands.”
The 2016 edition of Eurochocolate Festival
This year the festival staff has published an invitation to their guests for sharing the best moments of Eurochocolate 2016, through the hashtag #ConChi (Literally, Who With?)
Other news include:
– installation of a chocolate selfie stick
– an Internet photo contest with real chocolate prizes
– the two exhibitions “Il giro del mondo in 80 selfies” (Around the world in 80 Selfies) and “Gods’ Food”, displaying choco-works designed by young talents, some of which have been realised by maitre chocolatiers
All the gadgets of Eurochocolate 2016 will follow the topic of ‘sharing’
By Airplane: Fly into International Umbria Airport, airport bus or taxi will take passengers directly to the city center.
By Car: Car parking is available, most space in Pian di Massiano. When parked, take the Mini Metro Train to the city center (Approx. 10 min).
By Train: take train to Perugia Fontivegge Station. Then take bus or taxi to the city center.
By Bus/Coach: Take bus to Piazza Partigiani Square Bus Station. City center is walking distance from there.