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Perugina Chocolate Factory

San Sisto, San Sisto, Perugia, Italy
800 800 907
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in San Sisto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Factory Tours, Educational Sites
Activities: Leisure education
Description: This factory features a museum devoted to the history of chocolate manufacturing - a mouth-watering tribute to Perugia, Italy's chocolate capital.
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English first
San Francisco, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

If you love chocolate and are in Perugina I highly recommend a stop at the Baci Perugina Chocolate Factory. You can have a tour or the plant, taste chocolates, watch a movie about the history of Baci Perugina and tour the chocolate museum. I visited and had a lovely tour with Italian speaking guides, but there are English guides too... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We booked the factory tour for a summer Friday afternoon. You need reservations and English tours are at limited times. To get there you can take the coach that picks up people in Perugia or drive to the factory in San Sisto which we chose to do. They have covered parking that supports solar panels close to the entrance. Perugina... More

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We had been recommended to try the Perugina Chocolate Factory tour, and we made an afternoon reservation for an English language tour. Our tour guide was very good, and spoke decent English, but she had to contend with a group that was a bit too large, and had too many out of control children in it. Made it difficult for... More

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Must see and must taste Baci We have been with a group of colleagues from faculty and we had a real fun. There is a tour that presents the production process, the Museum and the chocolate shop where you can buy these amazing chocolates called Baci.

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Haifa, Israele
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

we have visited perugina chocolate factory in april 2014. there were not english guide not impressed

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Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The tour of the Perugina Chocolate Factory was a highlight of our trip to Perugia. Note: reservations are a must, especially for the English tour. It started off with w a 10 min video of the history of the company, then a tour of the museum, which was interesting and informative, and then on to factory tour during which we... More

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Florence, Italy
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

A great look into the history and making of Baci Perugina. The tour lasted about an hour and a half which ended at the gift shop, which there was plenty to buy.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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58 reviews 58 reviews
31 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We were a party of 10 people (4 adults and 6 kids), we booked an English tour about a week prior to our arrival (A Friday, late September at 16:15). When we were waiting for our tour we were surprised to see a very large group of American teenagers joining our group (there were at least 30 people in that... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
39 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Being a chocoholic, the visit to the factory was a must! We booked a tour (essential) and were not at all disappointed - it consisted of a short history of Perugino, how the chocolates/biscuits/sweets are made, the chocolate-making process, a visit to the museum, a chocolate tasting and a walk above a section of the factory in action. The chocolate... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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145 reviews 145 reviews
35 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Perugia is a lovely city outside the main tourist roads. It does not boast a main attraction, but the city historical centre, located on top of a hill is definitely worth a visit. The view from the top is spectacular. If you like chocolate you can take the chocolate tour from the city centre, which will take you to the... More

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