International Chocolate Festival
The International Chocolate Festival is about to arrive, it starts on April 24th and ends on May 3rd, 2020, the “sweet tooth” cannot miss the opportunity to visit Óbidos, where the festival will take place.
During these days, the streets of the Medieval Village of Óbidos will be busy hosting the International Chocolate Festival, turning into real shop windows for cakes and bonbons that everyone can taste.
For the youngest there will be the “Children’s Chocolate Case”, which will offer fun and educational activities, as well as a kitchen where they can prepare some recipes.
Adults will be able to attend cooking courses, where the basic ingredient will be chocolate, attend contests for pastry professionals, for example the “Chocolatier of the Year” and the “International Chocolate Recipe Contest”, enjoy deliciously wonderful chocolate sculptures .
The Cerca do Castelo de Óbidos is the main meeting point for chocolate lovers in the world.
The theme of this 18th edition will be “The Crazy Years 20” and promises to surprise visitors with monumental sculptures, skillfully worked for several months, by several chocolariers, national and international.
The street environment will be immersed, in order to provide various experiences, with dozens of exhibitors, showcooking sessions, workshops and courses for real professionals.
Every day there will be different activities and different proposals to consciously enjoy the best of Chocolote. Who knows, enjoying a glass of Ginja, a specialty of the village.
This will be a truly unique opportunity, and certainly no one will want to miss it, and if you want help getting there, you can always book a tour of Óbidos with Go2Lisbon-Tous, where you will travel in comfort and just have to enjoy this magnificent Medieval Village .