Antwerp is synonymous with chocolate. Not only the presence of the world’s top chocolatiers testifies to this; the chocolate shops that can be found on virtually every street corner make Antwerp a real paradise for candy lovers.
If you have a sweet tooth, ‘A Chocolate Adventure in Antwerp’ will take you on a mouth-watering tour to discover the origins of our national pride and joy.
Besides giving your taste buds a treat, your knowledge will be enriched as well. How did the cocoa bean come to Antwerp? What traditions and customs lie at the heart of the delicious chocolates, pastries and other preparations?
In ‘A Chocolate Adventure’, you will be guided by a master candy buff along the most remarkable chocolate temples in Antwerp. We will savour the most exquisite chocolate creations, learn all about chocolate making with many helpful tips and some useful facts, and of course enjoy a feast of chocolate.
The top attraction to finish the walk with is a unique cocoa sniffing experience, the ‘chocolate shooter’. Simply unforgettable!
Groups of six or more people. Large groups of more than 30 start and end together but are split along the way into groups of about 20 people.
When: at 11.00 or 13.30 hrs every day, except Sunday
Duration: approximately 3 hrs
Languages: Dutch, French, English or German
Price: 45 euros per person (based on minimum 15 people). This price includes welcome drink, all chocolates and drinks served en route, an Antwerp version of the renowned ‘Mole Poblano’, a chicken casserole with spicy chocolate sauce, one glass of wine, coffee and a glass of chocolate jenever. The highlight of the walk is the unique chocolate shooter experience.
Soft drinks, beer, additional drinks and all other extras not included in the programme must be paid for at the time of purchase.
For groups of less than 15 the price is calculated as follows:
Between 10-15 people: 1 euro per person extra for every participant below the number of 15.
Between 7-10 people: 2 euros per person extra for every participant below the number of 10.
Send an e-mail to Culinaire Wandelingen or call +32 (0)493 72 28 56 (we can best be reached on weekdays and Saturdays between 08.00 and 13.00 hrs).