Eurochocolate, a festival entirely dedicated to chocolate, is the sweetest event in Perugia in October.
Thousands of visitors come from Italy and abroad and stop in the Umbrian capital which, in those nine days, will be full of stands and events focused on cocoa processing. If you would like to know all the information about Eurochocolate: the price, the gadgets, the gifts, what to do with the children, how to get there, where to sleep, etc, you’re in the right place!
When does Eurochocolate take place?
Eurochocolate takes place in Perugia from 18 to 27 October 2019: 9 days of guaranteed greediness! The stands open every day from 10 am to 8 pm.
Does Eurochocolate have an entry fee?
NO! Entry to Eurochocolate is completely free: indeed the event takes place in the main street of the old town of Perugia. However, there is the possibility of purchasing a Chococard, which enables you to have discounts, gadgets and gifts: read to discover all the advantages of this card!
The Chococard: what is it, how and where to buy it
The Chococard is a card that can be purchased during the event, and that gives the opportunity to take advantage of discounts, concessions, gifts and free tastings.
In addition, by purchasing the Chococard, you participate in a contest to win incredible prizes!
Is Eurochocolate suitable for children?
Eurochocolate is the kingdom of children!
A Willy Wonka factory outdoors, where you can taste excellent chocolate, buy it, admire the chocolate sculptures and listen to fun music in a setting of a fairy tale.
Furthermore, a series of workshops for children await you during the nine days of the event.
How to reach Perugia during Eurochocolate?
Perugia is a city easily accessible by public transport, not only by car!
Eurochocolate by car
Reaching Perugia by car is very simple.
However, we suggest you not to reach the centre by car (many roads are closed to traffic during the event, especially on weekends) but to park your car in one of the prepared collection points and reach Eurochocolate with the comfortable shuttles. No stoppage stress and guaranteed fun!
Eurochocolate by train
Regardless where you arrive, your stop will be “Perugia Fontivegge”: from there it will be enough to take the Minimetrò or one of the Choco-Line to get to the old town.
Eurochocolate by Flixbus
Flixbus will leave you at Piazzale Umbria Jazz: from there it will be sufficient to take the Minimetrò or one of the Choco-Line to get to the old town.
Working during Eurochocolate
If you are between 18 and 26 and you want to get involved, why do not you send your application? Through the “Work with us” section on the official Eurochocolate website, you can try to join the Choco-Girls and Choco-Boys staff: nine days of work in a context that is really too greedy! Visit the website to find out everything you need to know about upcoming hires.
Where to sleep during Eurochocolate
Are you looking for a hotel in Perugia during Eurochocolate? You are in the right place! We have several solutions for you. If you prefer a three-star hotel in Perugia, we suggest the Etruscan Chocohotel, the first in the world dedicated to the Chocolate. For a four-star hotel in Perugia, click here to discover our super advantageous offer!
To know more about Eurochocolate
If you want to read more: click here : https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurochocolate
Follow all the updates on the Eurochocolate Facebook page: Eurochocolate
Eurochocolate: the patron Guarducci welcomes you to Perugia
Eugenio Guarducci, patron of Eurochocolate, is proud to welcome you to Perugia in these nine days, when the city is invaded by cheerful greedy people.
Together with his brothers he has been celebrating chocolate for 25 years and they always have new ideas to present this product in different ways each time.
Do you want to find out more about this eclectic family? Click here and enjoy reading! (link to page about us)