Events, Festivals and Exhibitions

Eurochocolate Festival 2022, Perugia, Italy

14 October 2022 - 23 October 2022

€8 – €10

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Chocoholics should head for the wonderful city of Perugia in Umbria, Italy this October. Each year the medieval city hosts the International Chocolate Festival, the Eurochocolate Festival.

The city is renowned for its Perugina chocolate company that produces the famous baci chocolate kisses. The largest chocolate festival in Europe, Eurochocolate will feature more than 100 exhibitors, from major chocolate companies to artisanal chocolatiers, with thousands of chocolate treats to savour.

‘Happy in a second’ is the theme of the festival, with areas dedicated to Harry Potter and Halloween, as well as Chocolate Sculptures. You can also follow the path of chocolate from tree to bar, from the original Aztec discovery of chocolate.

History of Eurochocolate Perugia

Held since 1993, Eurochocolate is one of the foremost European chocolate festival attracting a million visitors each year.

Eurochocolate Festival 2022 Theme

When is Eurochocolate 2022?

The festival will be held over ten days from 14 to 23 October 2022.

Where is the Eurochocolate Festival?

Held in Umbriafiere, Perugia, the capital of Umbria. This year there will be three thematic pavilions – Chocolate Show, Chocolate Experience – with chocolate lab, tastings and special guests – and Chocolate Funny in 14 thousand square metres of cocoa and chocolate entertainment.

Tickets, including 13 Saltimbocca alla Perugina, can be bought from here.

Things to Do in Umbria

Perugia is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy and has he most wonderful jazz festival. For further Umbria travel inspiration and things to do in Perugia, click here. You can fly directly to Peerugia from the UK, or take the train from Rome.

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More information on Eurochocolate

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All photos courtesy of Eurochocolate.


14 October 2022
23 October 2022
€8 – €10


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Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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