One of the most well-known products manufactured in Belgium is undeniably chocolate, especially pralines which are small chocolates filled with delicious cream, alcohol, other types of chocolate or other mouth-watering ingredients. For that reason, tasting Belgium chocolate while visiting Brussels is an absolute must for every tourist.
If you want to combine a pleasant experience of the sightseeing of the capital of Belgium with tasting its amazing chocolate, you should definitely take part in the Brussels chocolate tour & workshop.
The programme of the Brussels chocolate tour & workshop
The Brussels chocolate tour & workshop is a four-hour trip around the centre of the capital of Belgium. Undeniably, the major topic of the trip is the history and the process of chocolate production in Belgium.
Generally speaking, the route of the trip takes some 4 km and it includes the finest chocolate shops of Brussels. Since there is a great variety of chocolate shops in Brussels, it is really useful to ask an expert of the chocolate business about the best ones which are offering really exclusive products available only in Belgium. That is one of the reasons to set on this delicious trip since the guide of the tour is a person with 15 years of experience in the chocolate industry.
Certainly, during the walk among the chocolate shops, one will have a chance to learn a lot of interesting facts about chocolate production in Belgium. Of course, you will be able to purchase chocolates or pralines in the shops visited with the group if only you find something appealing to your taste. In addition to it, the guide will make stops at other tourist attractions during the trip, so as you will be able to learn about the history of Brussels itself.
Pay your attention to the fact the trip between the shops with chocolates itself takes only three hours as one hour is earmarked by a real workshop held by a professional chocolatier. During this time, you will have a chance not only to watch the creation of the most delicious pralines and chocolate shapes, but you also will learn to create your own chocolates. During the workshops, you will be working on your own pralines and chocolates which then will be wrapped up and you will be allowed to take them home. Beyond a shadow of a doubt, this will be the best souvenir from Brussels for your friends and relatives.
The Brussels chocolate tour & workshop is a perfect way to get acquainted with the capital of Belgium. While navigating through the city centre, you will learn find out not only interesting facts about its history but also about the places you should visit in your spare time as well as the places which should be avoided.
The Brussels chocolate tour & workshop tour summary
The tour takes four hours and is held twice a day. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, it starts at 9 am, whereas on Tuesday, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and, in addition to it, on Thursdays, the second group is also invited at 2 pm. The group’s meeting point is Grand Place Square 21 (near the Godiva chocolate shop).
The Brussels chocolate tour & workshop tour is lead by a multi-lingual guide who speaks there languages: German, English and French.
There are two price categories of the tour tickets which you can purchase online. For children between 6 and 12 years old, a ticket costs €40, whereas an adult pays €70 per ticket.
The chocolate making workshop organised by a professional chocolatier is included into the price as well as the chocolate creations you will be working on during the workshop.