The Cité du Chocolat Valrhona : A Unique Gourmet Tour!

Inaugurated last October in the town of Tain l’Hermitage in the Drôme region, Valrhona’s ‘city of chocolate’ attracts more and more visitors. Built in a 700m² building with a very contemporary flair, it invites young and old alike on a unique gastronomic experience entirely dedicated to chocolate and its mysteries.
By Justine Fiordelli

By offering a guided tour in seven stages, the Cité du Chocolat’s goal is to take enthusiasts and professionals behind the scenes of this familiar food, with its rich history marked with passion and mystery that often remains unfamiliar to the general public. What is really hiding behind a piece of chocolate? How are cocoa beans processed? How does one obtain different textures (crunchy, crispy brittle...)? These are the questions that Valrhona proposes to answer for the first time.

On the program are tastings, games, activities, exhibitions, a virtual walk through a cocoa forest, and recipe ideas... On site, no less than fifteen gourmet moments await to surprise and initiate visitors’ palates! To make the experience unique and unforgettable, all senses are awakened: taste, touch, sight, hearing and smell. Here chocolate is king and visitors are invited to rediscover it in down to the very last detail.

To complete the experience, pastry making and tasting workshops are also programmed throughout the year, and a Valrhona store sells the complete range of Valrhona products including blocks and boxes... It’s all there!

 
Cité du Chocolat Valrhona

12 avenue du Président Roosevelt
26600

 Tain L’Hermitage
www.citeduchocolat.com
Cité du Chocolat Valrhona
Cité du Chocolat Valrhona
Fountain of melted chocolate!
DR, Cité du Chocolat Valrhona
The Cité du Chocolat Valrhona : A Unique Gourmet Tour!
The Cité du Chocolat Valrhona : A Unique Gourmet Tour!

On the program : activities, tastings and games initiation.

DR, Cité du Chocolat Valrhona
Cité du chocolat Valrhona
Cité du chocolat Valrhona
The shop
DR, Cité du Chocolat Valrhona

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