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18 Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, Perugia, Italy

Eurochocolate Perugia Reviews

Eric Eric
408 reviews
Jan 20, 2006
The city of Perugia holds an annual chocolate festival. My main point of advice for those of you who plan to attend is to pace yourself. I arrived in a frenzy of anticipation, sampled 3 chocolate candies, ate 2 chocolate bars, swallowed down a chocolate covered apple (wanted some healthier food, hence the fruit) and felt pretty ill for the remainder of the trip. You'd think you could just eat chocolate forever but there is definitely a limit.The festival itself is pretty interesting, but it wasn't the complete chocolate orgy that I was expecting. There are a ton of little booths selling chocolates, but most of them just sell the same brands and types of chocolate. Other than some notable items like chocolate pasta and chocolate cell phones, most of the offerings seemed like standard fare. There were also quite a few chocolate shows and performances. We eagerly attended a show called "Choco Island" in the hopes of seeing a giant chocolate volcano, chocolate rivers that you could swim in, or something equally impressive, but all we saw were Italians in pirate costumes speaking very rapidly.Fun to check out, but not the chocolate extravaganza one would hope.
Rows of goodness.
These cell phones get about the sa…
Apparently, Choco Island got invad…
Vikram says:
I love chocolate, esp European!
Posted on: May 11, 2006
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