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British Airways: Top Chocolate Destinations In The UK & Europe

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British Airways puts together a Chocoholic’s City Guide for travellers with a sweet tooth.

Europe offers an abundance of places for chocolate lovers to visit and search for the ultimate chocolate treats. To celebrate Easter, British Airways has put together a list of top places to visit in the UK, Belgium, France, and Switzerland to satisfy your sweet tooth.

If you are planning a holiday in Europe, you may consider visiting these places:

Birmingham, United Kingdom

cadbury world

Young or old, everyone would have grown up eating chocolates from the renowned Cadbury’s World. Located in Birmingham, the chocolate centre is a couple of hours away from London Euston by train. While making your way through the visitor centre, you and your family will learn about the history of chocolate making.

To offer you a taste of what you are about to experience, British Airways has also thoughtfully included Cadbury’s chocolates on board for Club World customers and World Traveller customers.

London, United Kingdom

If you seek a more luxurious treat for your taste buds, Britain’s best chocolatier, Paul A Young serves rich truffles and brownies in his boutique shop in Soho.

For a more family-friendly experience during your holiday, the award-winning Charlie and The Chocolate Factory musical can be found at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in Covent Garden. In tandem with the theme, luxury hotel One Aldwych offers a special Charlie and the Chocolate Factory inspired afternoon tea, featuring chocolate caramel milk, homemade candy floss and cocoa bean financier.

Based in central London, be sure not to miss Choccywoccydoodah for an eye-opening experience where art and design are incorporated into chocolates. The chocolatier specialises in bespoke chocolate sculptures and gifts including handmade chocolate eggs filled with praline and caramel.

Brussels, Belgium



For the chocolate connoisseurs, Brussels and its streets of gourmet chocolate shops are not to be missed. Places such as the Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate offers a great opportunity for you to witness how chocolates are made, with tasty samples to complement the experience.

British Airways also offers convenient flights from London to Belgium directly, aiding you in your pursuit of the perfect chocolate.

Paris, France


Home to many master chocolatiers, Paris offers a wide selection of premium chocolates. In particular, Saint-Germain-des-Prés is known for its artisanal shops that serve up a vast selection of chocolate creations. An experience not to be missed, be sure to visit one of the many cafes for a luxurious Parisian chocolate chaud (hot drinking chocolate).

Geneva, Switzerland

swiss choc

One of Switzerland’s national treasures is its chocolate. Known for its high quality and traditional Swiss chocolates, the city of Geneva offers Auer – one of the oldest confectionery shops dating back to 1939. Be sure to try their signature Amandes Princesses, featuring roasted almonds covered in chocolate.

Another famous family-owned brand is Favarger, offering you guided factory tours to learn the process of making handmade chocolates – from the cocoa bean through to the finished product. All visitors will also be given a tasty souvenir to bring home as keepsake.

If you are interested in adding Europe to your holiday itinerary, British Airways offers direct flights from Singapore to London Heathrow Terminal 5, as well as stress-free connections to cities in the UK and Europe from Heathrow.

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