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Umbria: EUROCHOCOLATE Festival Perugia 16-25 October

Oct 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Events


Yum!  Once again, time for the Eurochocolate festival of Perugia 2009  which takes place in the ancient centre, for 19 of the sweetest days imaginable.  The event claims the most popular fetival of Chocolate and therefore making Perugia, the European capital of Chocolate!  During this time, the historic centre is transformed into a huge alfreco chocolateria and for those who are addicted….bliss!

The Eurochocolate festival will incorporate many big events concentrated on “food of the gods” – exhibitions, laboratories, cooking classes,  banquets and best of all TASTING1, and last  but not least the Eurochocolate Awards.

Each year, a different theme……..This year, the logo is  “breaking ranks” to draw an individuality of taste.   Food designer Matteo Ragni, and Paul Ulian will not only delight the eye but also most importantly the palate!.

“Chocoday”. This year will be conducted the first edition of chocolate Open, during which the chocolate shops and bakeries all over Italy will allow the public to come and discover the secrets of the best artisan production of chocolate.


So, why not make the most of this time, whether at the week-end or during the week, and take time out to to relax and enjoy the beautiful Umbrian landscape, medieval hilltowns, experience fine Umbrian cuisine in many of the fine eateries both in the historic centre of Peruga and the many and beautiful towns.  Relax in a beautiful  and pristine  ex 11th century Benedictine Monastery, 20 minutes away, near Todi,  highly recommended!  Take in the fine Umbrian air and the scenery in a most pleasant and upmarket accommodation    http://www.property.livinginitaly.co.uk/listing-11th+century+Benedictine+Monastery-1537.html   Rates are excellent.  Please contact me for details of rates.   Another great bargain is a small ancient castle, only 4 bedrooms, but a fantastic place.  Breakfast included and rates for a double room are 70 euros, Todi.  


From 16 October 2009 to 25 October 2009
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