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Cite du Chocolat Valrhona

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"La Cité du Chocolat" : a discovering corner about chocolate (in October 2013), a pastry school for gourmets and an amazing chocolate shop."La Cité du Chocolat" is an amazing experience around the chocolate and the cocoa.On 2000m² the visitor could...more
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12 avenue du President Roosevelt, 26600 Tain-l'Hermitage, France
+33 4 75 09 27 27
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the chocolate you want to sample. Wife and I took a bus from Lyon just to visit this facility and it was well worth it. The interactive displays did a very nice job of prepping us to experience chocolate tasting. The chocolate themed offerings...More

Thank chefvogts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well that’s me I’m talking about.. I was on a river cruise and it was worth the walk to get to this factory..I could not believe the amount of free samples available! Amazing flavours, great gift selections and of course I had to buy some.....More

Thank karenm642
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I’m a true chocoholic and I didn’t think it was possible to have too much chocolate until our visit! I was in heaven with delicious chocolate every where you turned. The tour through the building was very interesting and I learned some things even though...More

Thank PonsonbyGirl
Reviewed September 26, 2018

When Belgium is famous for its chocolate, I have to admit that Valrhona has also its merits. Intersting tasting and learning process about quality chocolate. A must do when in the area.

Thank Dany T
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We have come here for the 2nd time as we knew that kids aged from 5 to 13 at least like the free chocolate tasting part here and Valrhona‘s chocolate is of truly good quality. However, it is not only the tasting, but it is...More

Thank petero251966
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We had been to Tain L’Hermitage several years ago and had so much fun tasting all the chocolate that we decided to start our trip to Provence in this town. We love that they are so generous to let us taste chocolate prior to purchasing...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We joined the tour which was €10.50 each and were somewhat underwhelmed. We were faced with various screens and headsets with no personal interaction whatsoever. There were some good tasting samples on the way but actually you can have more than that in the shop...More

1  Thank Muriel H
Reviewed September 1, 2018

This fun chocolate museum will tell you all about chocolate making! Be sure to visit their chocolate store. They have many samples to try to see what flavors you like best! We walked here from our river cruise ship. We bought quite a bit of...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

I had a very fun time exploring this museum of chocolate production. I went as part of a big group, so I had the chance to experience a taste-testing presentation at the beginning of my visit led by one of the staff. I can’t remember...More

Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We were on a river cruise and after touring Tain, we crossed the pedestrian bridge and worked our way down to the Cite du Chocolat. If you cross from Tain on the second driving bridge, you will enter L'Hermitage and the factory will be on...More

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August 5, 2018|
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Response from CarolynF35 | Reviewed this property |
We were on foot - from train station. I don’t recall much of any shade nearby.