Switzerland - The entire country is factory of Willy Wonka, there are streets in cities like Zurich, Berne full of bakeries with delicious chocolates in Switzerland. Air in these streets smell like chocolates. Switzerland has a very old history of producing chocolates, even small bakeries in the country produces so fine chocolate that you won't find anywhere else. Swiss eat more chocolates than anyone else in the world, which doesn't surprise one considering that companies like Sprungli, Lindt and Teuscher are situated in this country. Zurich stands out as the best chocolate destination in the country with some popular brands. Don't forget to take a ride in "The chocolate Train" while you are in Zurich.
Belgium - Belgium has always been traditional competitor of Switzerland when it comes of fine chocolates. Belgium has some than 6 world famous chocolate factories, sixteen chocolate museum which is enough to determine the love for Chocolate Belgium have. Belgium has one chocolate store in every city and village which homes some finest chocolate in the world. Once you eat the chocolate made here in Belgium you'll forget everything else which is the reason why Belgium is considered one of the finest chocolate destination in the world. You can taste finest chocolate throughout country but Brussels however is the best with brands like Godiva and Leonidas.
Spain - Spain is another fine chocolate maker in the world. Visit the destinations like Barcelona, Villajoyosa and Alicante. Barcelona is the center for chocolate lovers traveling in Spain. The first chocolate laking machine was built here is this city at 1780. Chocolates Amatller and Chocolate a la Taza are the finest places to taste chocolate in Barcelona and do not forget to visit Museo de La Xocolata, Chocolate Museum which features chocolate sculpture and much more. Apart from Barcelona visit La Villajoyosa nicknamed The Chocolate City, one of the oldest chocolate producing area in Spain. This town is home of famous brand Valor which is popular throughout the world. Don not forget to check out local chocolate museum.
France - Chocolate and romance has a long connection, since France is one of the most romantic country its not surprising that its also one of the most popular chocolate maker in the world. Tain L'Hermitage is a popular chocolate producing town in the wine county, reachable from Lyon. The town is famous for one of the best chocolate Company "Valrhona" famous worldwide for their top quality luxury chocolates. The company also maintains a school which teaches that teaches professional chefs, chocolatiers and caterers. Even amateurs can learn here to prepare delicious desserts through a three-day course for $1000.
San Francisco - At last one non European destination, Golden Gate City San Francisco, which is considered as one of the chocolate capitals in the world. A big honor especially for non European cities. City is home of iconic, legendary Chocolate Maker Company Ghirardelli which was founded in 1852. Today people of San Francisco sees Ghirardelli has their pride and city's icon. Ghirardelli Chocolate factory offers free tours 6 times a week. Apart from Ghirardelli there are several shops worth visiting for chocolate lovers like Michael Recchiuti, XOX Truffle, Richart San Francisco, Cocoa Bella, TCHO, Coco-Lux. San Francisco bay is also home of another famous US chocolate maker company Scharffen Berger.
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