15 - 19 Nov 2017

If your idea of paradise looks, smells and tastes like chocolate, get over to Bologna's Cioccoshow and let your tastebuds do the talking at this annual chocolate fair.

  • When? 15th - 19th November 2017
  • Where? Piazza Maggiore, Bologna
  • Price: free entry

Even Willy Wonka placing his chocolate factory next to Bologna's Cioccoshow wouldn't stop the thousands attending this annual event. Running for over 10 years, this mouth watering chocolate fair is one of Italy's sweetest and tastiest events of the year. Sounds like choccy heaven to us. 

Dedicated to the highest quality homemade chocolate, Cioccoshow sees the best chocolatiers in Italy attend to show off their latest creations - many have won awards for their innovative products.

Running for five days, visitors are treated to tasty melt-in-your-mouth samples from a number of stands, as well as cooking lessons from some excellent chocolate loving chefs, who share their top tips and secret recipes. The weekend will also see some live entertainment keeping the buzzing atmosphere ticking over.

So if you're in Bologna this November, make sure you look out for this one. Best of all, you won't need a golden ticket.

  • Get there: The official website offers comprehensive details on transport options.
  • Stay: Find a hotel close to Piazza Maggiore so you can walk to the event.

*We do our very best to verify the dates of our events but please check with the official event provider before booking your flights. We would hate for you to be disappointed!