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Cologne, Germany 德国科隆

  The chocolate capital of Germany, Cologne is the home of the Stollwerck chocolate company. For the 150th anniversary of the company a museum exhibit was created to celebrate their history. Since then, the exhibit has grown into an entire museum. The Imhoff Stollwerck museum has interactive exhibits, samples and a giant chocolate fountain.

  科隆是德国的巧克力之都,老牌的巧克力生产商Stollwerck的工厂就坐落于此。为了纪念该品牌诞生150周年,当地博物馆曾举办了一次展览,不过随后该展览本身亦被扩建为一座博物馆。Imhoff Stollwerck博物馆展出各种各样的巧克力,还有互动展示区和一个巨大的巧克力喷泉。

Tain L’Hermitage, France 法国小镇Tain L’Hermitage

  A small town in the heart of wine country, Tain L’Hermitage is the home of the world-renowned chocolate producer, Valrhona. A great stop is the Valrhona Ecole du Grand Chocolat, a school that teaches professional chefs, chocolatiers and caterers. They even host a three-day course that teaches amateurs how to make deserts。

  小镇Tain L’Hermitage位于法国中部,是世界著名巧克力品牌Valrhona的发祥地。该地的名胜之一是Valrhona巧克力学校,专门培养专业的厨师、巧克力制造商和宴会承办人。该学校甚至开设了一门为期三天的课程,教授业余爱好者们如何制作甜点。

Hershey, America 美国小镇Hershey

  Dubbed “the Sweetest Place on Earth,” the town (originally called Derry Church) was renamed Hershey in 1906 due to the popularity of Hershey chocolates. “Chocolatetown, USA” has branded itself as an American chocolate center and some popular chocolatey attractions include Hershey’s Chocolate World, The Hershey Story Museum and the Chocolate Spa.

  美国小镇Hershey被称为“世界上最甜蜜的地方”。该小镇原本名为Derry Church,1906年,好时(Hershey)巧克力风靡世界,小镇遂改名为Hershey。该镇的著名景点包括好时巧克力世界,好时博物馆和巧克力SPA。

New York, America 美国纽约

  As with most things in New York City, the chocolatiers here have come from all corners of the globe, and have brought with them their recipes for scrumptious

  chocolate treats. Besides all of the fantastic chocolate shops in the city, visitors can take a chocolate tour with either the New Cuisine Chocolate Tour or the Luxury Chocolate Tour, where you can learn about the history of the shops you visit and sample some of their chocolates。


Villajoyosa, Spain 西班牙城市Villajoyosa

  Villajoyosa’s chocolate history began in the 18th century when it began importing cocoa beans from Venezuela and Ecuador. Today chocolate production is still booming as the town is home to Spain’s oldest gourmet chocolate producer, Valor, which was founded in 1881. Villajoyosa also boasts an excellent chocolate museum that not only showcases the history of Villajoyosa’s chocolate production but also how local favorites are made。


San Francisco, America 美国旧金山

  The Bay Area is home to one of the oldest chocolate manufacturers in the United States, making it a destination for many chocolate lovers. As in New York, chocolate tours are a great way to take in San Francisco’s best chocolate shops. You can also step back in history wandering through Ghirardelli Square, which was originally built as an expansion of the old Ghirardelli chocolate factory。


Oaxaca, Mexico 墨西哥瓦哈卡州

  The ancient Mesoamericans were the world’s first chocolatiers and Mexico has continued to produce chocolate ever since. Today in Oaxaca, residents have embraced chocolate as a part of their culture and it seems visitors to the city can’t walk down the street without being offered chocolate in some form, whether it is hot chocolate, chocolate pastry

  or chocolate candy. While there are major chocolate producers based here, a lot of Oaxaca’s chocolate is made with old family recipes the old-fashioned way, ground either by hand or with electric grinders and mixed by hand。


Barcelona, Spain 西班牙巴塞罗那

  The Spanish were the first Europeans to experience chocolate that was brought back from the New World, and Barcelona has been a center for chocolate lovers ever since. Among its chocolate-covered achievements, the city can boast that the first chocolate making machine was built there in 1780. Today Barcelona celebrates its rich chocolate heritage with a museum dedicated to chocolate, the Museo de La Xocolata, which features everything from chocolate sculptures to hot chocolate。


Zurich, Switzerland 瑞士苏黎世

  Switzerland consumes more chocolate per person that any other country, and with world-renowned companies like Cailler-Nestle, Toblerone, Lindt, Teuscher and Sprungli calling it home it’s no wonder. Zurich is the heart of chocolate production in the country. For a truly unique experience, the Swiss Travel System, along with Cailler-Nestle, offers an excursion on “The Swiss Chocolate Train。” The train departs from Montreux and makes a stop in Gruyeres (where Gruyere cheese is made) before finally arriving in Broc where guests get a tour of the Cailler-Nestle factory。


Brussels, Belgium 比利时布鲁塞尔

  The entire country of Belgium is a chocoholic’s paradise, boasting 12 chocolate factories, 16 chocolate museums and more than 2,100 chocolate shops. Brussels, however, stands above the rest as the “Chocolate Capital of the World”. The city is home to two of the biggest chocolate companies in the world, Godiva and Leonidas, as well as many smaller chocolate boutiques. While all kinds of chocolate treats can be found in Brussels, pralines are king. If you visit Brussels, make sure you go to the Musee du Cocao et du Chocolate where you can learn how chocolate is made。


2011-08-08 11:15 编辑:crystal156