Turin Chocolate Capital Tour: Experience Gianduia & Other Cacao Specialties
  • Turin Chocolate Capital Tour: Experience Gianduia & Other Cacao Specialties

    Turin is the Italian capital of chocolate and if you are a lover of the so-called "black gold", you cannot let this chance slip!

    Turin’s love affair with chocolate begins in the 16th Century, when ’the food of gods’ was first imported to Italy by Charles V. It immediately became popular amongst the nobility and in royal courts, and a century later the first license was granted to sell to the public. By this time, in Turin, several manufacturing processes had already been tried out, which led, over time, to the creation of the famous Giandujotto, the indulgent Bicerin, and in more modern times, the inimitable spreadable chocolate - Nutella.

    Led by your local gourmand guide, you will have an unforgettable experience tasting some of the best products in town: Bicerin in the café of the same name, where it was invented; Giandujotto and the pralines of an award-winning master chocolatier and the "Pinguino" ice cream of Pepino!

    Itinerary
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    Pass By: Turin Food Tours, Palatine Towers, 10122 Turin Italy

    Turin Food Tours is the agency that offers this tour.

    Pass By: Piazza Castello, 10123 Turin Italy

    Piazza Castello is where you will meet your guide, in front of Palazzo Madama, and from here you will start your chocolate journey.

    Pass By: Quadrilatero Romano, 10100 Turin Italy

    The Quadrilatero Romano is an important district of the historical centre of Turin. Here all the most beautiful monuments are concentrated.

    Pass By: Santuario Basilica La Consolata, Piazza Della Consolata Via Maria Adelaide 2, 10122 Turin Italy

    La Consolata is an important church of Turin and famous example of the Italian Baroque style. The church you see today is fruit of many reconstructions, in fact the different parts of the chrch are of different styles; for example the bell tower is of Romanic style.

    Pass By: Via Garibaldi, Turin Italy

    Via Garibaldi is a perfect place to take long walks in Turin, it is pen only to pedestrians so that you can stroll freely while enjoying the Turinese atmosphere.

    Pass By: Piazza Carignano, 10121 Turin Italy

    Piazza Carignano is one of the main squares of the city. Here you will get to try the first ice-cream on a stick called "Pinguino"



    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "Children must be accompanied by an adult"
    "Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
    "Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking"
    "Stroller accessible"
    "Service animals allowed"
    "Near public transportation"
    "Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
    "This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"



    • Hora de Inicio3:00 PM
    • Lugar de comienzo: Piazza Castello, Torino TO, Italy
    • Duración: 2 hours
    • Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Incluye

    • Chocolate tasting
    • Local guide
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and/or Tea

    No Incluye

    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 10/10

    Recomendación de los pasajeros 100%
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    Nuestros clientes

    • fpickering
      Publicado el Jueves, 05 de diciembre del 2019

      This tour was a good introduction to getting about central Turin and, most importantly, a delicious introduction to the city's chocolate. The stops were enjoyable -- an ice cream on a stick (a "penguin") in the cafe where they were invented, an interesting talk (and sample) on how the Guadiana (chocolate/hazelnut combination) was invented at Guido Castanga (a high end chocolate shop), and a beautiful Bicerin at a historic cafe to end. Chiara was an excellent guide who knows the history of her city and her chocolate well. She was fun to talk with and made me feel quite welcome in Turin.

        Calificación General: 10/10
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