In the “Chocolate Experience” in Bilten, visitors can follow the travel of the cocoa beans from their country of origin to the finished product along an experience course. Furthermore a confectioner creates masterpieces of chocolate on site. The “Schoggi-Erlebnis” and the factory shop are open every Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. as well as on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visiting the “Schoggi-Erlebnis” do not require a prior announcement. However prior announcement will be appreciated for groups over 10 participants. The entrance fee amounts to CHF 10.– per person for adults and CHF 5.– for children and young people (aged between 8 and 16 years). Free entry for children under 7 years.
Visitors can also discover the “Chocolate Experience” in guided tours available on Wednesday and Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Participation fee costs CHF 15.– per person for adults and CHF 10.– for children and young people aged between 8 and 16 years (children under 7 years old will not be charged). Participant number is limited to 20 people and an online prior notice is required.
Tel. +41 (0)55 645 77 80
In the new Lindt Home of Chocolate conceived by leading architects Christ & Gantenbein and opened on 13th September 2020, visitors can discover the history of Swiss Chocolate pioneers as well as the production of chocolate. At the Lindt Home of Chocolate, it is also possible to book different workshops with a Lindt’s Chocolate Master as well as a “Chocolate Tour” (guided tour in the museum followed by a chocolate degustation). The Lindt Chocolate Café and the worldwide biggest Lindt Chocoalte Shop are completing the available offer.The museum is open daily from 10 am to 6 pm. The Lindt Shop remains open one hour longer from Monday to Friday. Entrance fees for the museum are CHF 15.- for adults (CHF 13.- in group beyond 20 people as well as for students and seniors) and CHF 10.- for children aged 8 and over (CHF 8.- in group).
Lindt Home of Chocolate
operated by the Chocolate Competence Foundation
Tel. +44 716 20 00
In the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne, visitors are welcomed in the Swiss Chocolate Adventure. In this tourist attraction, co-developed by the Lindt Chocolate Competence Foundation, you will find out curiosities about the discovery, the provenience, the production and the transport of Swiss chocolate. During a tasting in the Swiss Museum of Transport’s Shop, visitors can furthermore observe how a Lindt’s Chocolate Master prepares live sweet creations, and learn in the same time fascinating secrets of chocolate production.
The multimedia show is provided daily from 10 am until 6 pm (5 pm in winter) in German, French, Italian, English, Spanish and Mandarin. Recommended age: 6 years. Phone reservation the previous day or online ticket booking is advised. The tasting in the Lindt Shop takes place daily at 1 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm (in winter: 12, 2 pm and 4 pm).
Swiss Chocolate Adventure
in the Swiss Museum of Transport
Tel 041 375 75 75
In Maestrani’s Chocolarium, the visitors enter the world of chocolate on individual or guided tours. They can learn about the ingredients and their origins, can enter the heart of production and experience for themselves that chocolate can make happy. Children can profit from “Globi’s chocolate experience” and groups can book courses where they learn to mould chocolate.
The Chocolarium encompasses a shop and a café and is open weekdays from 9am to 6pm, Saturdays until 5pm and Sundays from 10am to 5pm. Admission is CHF 12.– for adults and CHF 8.– for children.
9230 Flawil bei St. Gallen
Tel. +41 71 228 38 88
Visiting Maison Cailler in Broc means experiencing delicious moments through the history, people and recipes that have made Cailler chocolate so legendary. In the Atelier du Chocolat, you can also discover the art of creating these tasty goodies and make your very own chocolates (registration required).
The Maison Cailler is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (from November 1st to March 31th: from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). The access is free for children until 16, adults pay CHF 12.– (reduced entrance fees for students, senior citizens and groups of adults: CHF 9.–). Groups beyond 10 people are kindly requested to announce their visit in advance.
La Chocolaterie Suisse
Rue Jules Bellet 7
1636 Broc (FR)
Tel. +41 (0)26 921 59 60
“CHEZ Camille Bloch” is the new visitor centre of Chocolats Camille Bloch SA. By following the “Parcours Découverte”, the visitors experience how tree generations of entrepreneurs have innovatively risen to the challenges of their time. In a playful and interactive way, you will get to know the cult brands Ragusa and Torino and find out how there are made. In the “Atelier”, you will learn the Camille Bloch’s know how by making your own chocolate specialities. A Shop with exclusive products and a bistro await you on-site.
The “Parcours Découverte” is open from Tuesday to Friday, from 10 am to 6 pm, and on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm; last admission one hour before closure. Entrance fee for adults costs CHF 15.-, for children CHF 8.- and for students as well as AHV and IV recipients CHF 11.–.
CHEZ Camille Bloch
Chocolats Camille Bloch SA
2608 Courtelary (BE)
Tel. +41 (0)32 945 13 13
Favarger, chocolate factory in Geneva since 1826, organises guided tours in its production plant for groups of at least 10 persons (minimum age 10) from Tuesday to Thursday at 10.00 a.m. and 14.00 p.m.
The 1 hour 30 visit takes place in English, German or French and every visitor get a chocolate souvenir. Entrance fees are CHF 25.– for adults and CHF 15.– for children (up to 15). A prior announcement is requested minimum 2 weeks before the visit. In case of being prevented from attending the registration can be cancelled free of charge until 48 hours before the appointed time.
Chocolats & Cacaos FAVARGER SA
1290 Versoix (GE)
Tel.: +41 (0)22 775 11 00
Chocolat Alprose SA operates a small chocolate museum with a factory shop and offers a brief tour of its facilities with free chocolate tasting. In the CHOCO STUDIO, children can produce their own chocolate bar.
The museum can be visited daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Entry fees cost CHF 5.- for adults and CHF 2.- for children aged between 7 and 16 years as well as for retired people over 65 years.
Chocolat Alprose SA
Via Rompada 36
6987 Caslano (TI)
Tel. +41 (0)91 611 88 56