Top Destinations to Find Chocolate

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Who can really resist chocolate? If you are like me and eager to discover new shops with chocolates while on the go, it means you love it. There are many places in the world popular for producing a tasty, fine and great chocolate. And you can find any brand you like, different combinations, dark or white, with cereals and more options.

You probably know the benefits of chocolate and the fact that offers people a good mood for the rest of the day. It can be included in a healthy diet, as long as you don’t exaggerate with its consuming. If you are planning a tour in an European city and you want to know the right places to buy or try the local chocolate, here is a list with top chocolate destinations:

  1. Sachertorte, Vienna – If you happen to visit this amazing city for the next months, don’t miss a sweet Austrian specialty, a delicious chocolate cake which is very popular in Vienna. The recipe was invented by Franz Sacher and contains chocolate sponge cake, apricot jam covered by chocolate icing. Traditionally, it is served with whipped cream and consumers really love it.
  2. Brussels, Belgium is basically considered the paradise of chocolate. The place is famous for having the best chocolate in the world with 12 chocolate factories, 16 museums and more than 2,000 chocolate shops. If you love chocolate, Brussels is the ideal location to visit and home for the best chocolate companies in the world, as well as the finest pralines which were created by Jean Neuhaus in 1912. Once you arrived in Brussels, make sure to visit the Museum of Chocolate where tourists can find out about how it is made.
  3. If you go to Zurich, Switzerland this year, it’s impossible to miss its amazing chocolate, especially the one with marzipan which is totally addictive. Needless to say that Swiss inhabitants are among the biggest consumers of chocolate. The country is also home for the most-renowned chocolate companies such as Toblerone, Lindt or Cailer-Nestle. Zurich is an impressive town with lots of chocolate lovers and many factories and shops to find your favorite flavor. Moreover, if you want to experience something nice, there’s a special train called <The Swiss Chocolate Train>that tourists have the chance to take a tour of the Cailler-Nestle factory.
  4. New York City does offer a great chocolate experience for its visitors due to the fact that chocolate producers have come here with its best recipes for a special treat. Besides all the chocolate shops available in the city where you can purchase many flavors, there is an access to the Chocolate Tours where tourists can discover new things about the chocolate’s history.

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