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Old Town and Chocolate Gems Tour Zürich

Old Town and Chocolate Gems Tour Zürich

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English and German

About your host

As a Swiss-Colombian, I grew up at the cultural root of cocoa and chocolate, though I found my true passion for the Food of the Gods (as cocoa is called botanically) when I moved back to Switzerland after years abroad and re-discovered the sweet side of my home country. I became fascinated by the rich history and interesting processing behind chocolate and how is has been an important and valuable…
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What we’ll do

We will go on a stroll through the beautiful old town of Zürich and visit artisanal high-end chocolatiers and confectionaries. Some of them are traditional family owned businesses that have been around for up to six generations, others are small craft chocolate makers, which have just started their journey into the highly interesting, inspiring and delicious field of cocoa. On route, you will…

What else you should know

The tour takes place shine or rain, please bring your own umbrella in case it should be raining on the day of the tour.

What I’ll provide

Snacks and Other
Sampling. Sampling Sampling at every stop, sit-down tasting, sweet gift away for each participant. . Sampling at every stop, sit-down tasting, sweet gift away for each participant.
Drinks
Water

What to bring

Since it is a walking tour, please wear comfortable shoes

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Where you'll be

We will visit artisanal high-end family owned chocolatiers in their 3rd,4th and up to 6th generation as well as some small newcomers while we enjoy the historic center of the city and learn about Swiss chocolate history. While you discover chocolate as an artisan handcraft you will be sampling various sweet specialties, such as a tonka and salt flavoured praline, Dom Perignon Champagne truffle and the most famous macarons of the city among many other delicious treats. Last but not least, we will sit down and relax at a lovely 19th century historical café in the liveliest district of the old town, while enjoying a guided tasting and going back to the roots with raw and roasted cocoa beans.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

More tips

The tour takes place shine or rain, please bring your own umbrella in case it should be raining on the day of the tour.

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