Each year Florence, Italy hosts the “Fiera del Cioccolato Artigianale” (Artisan Chocolate Fair), a 10-day event where chocolate vendors from all over the country entice passersby with edible displays and delectable free samples. Here’s a look at what gets the city to ditch their tailored Italian slacks for some good old stretchy pants:
Get your sweet tooth ready because that’s just the beginning. You’ve also got all these chocolate-themed events to enjoy:
- Chocolate-dyed clothing exhibition (free!) – February 7th, 15:00-16:00
- Chocolate and tea tastings (€6) – February 7th, 10th-12th, 14th, 17:00-18:00
- Flag Throwing performance – February 8th, 15:00-16:00
- Chocolate cocktails – February 9th & 13th, reserve a spot with: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Chocolate face painting (free!) – February 8th, 9th, and 13th, from 16:00-19:00
- Aperitivo (€8) – February 7th – 14th, from 19:00-21:00, reserve a spot with: email@example.com
- Grappa (Italian brandy) and chocolate tasting (free!) – February 15th, 17:00-18:00, reserve a spot with: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Chocolate-Themed Valentine’s Dinner at Cavolo Nero Restaurant (€43) – February 14th, from 20:30 on, call 055-496433 for reservations
- Brunch (€15) February 8th-9th, 15th-16th, 12:00-14:00
What are you most excited to taste at the Fiera del Cioccolato?
And while your showing your love for chocolate, show some love to someone you care about!
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