Belgium: a name almost synonymous with exquisite chocolate. The best way to share their passion is to let a square of Belgian chocolate melt in your mouth. Come and indulge!
For Wallonia’s best artisans, selecting the best cacao beans, protecting the craftsmanship and expertise of the master chocolatiers, refining recipes and creating new associations of flavours… is not a job but an art.
Belgian chocolate owes its fame to Wallonia’s chocolatiers and their exceptional skills. Their pralines, chocolate tabs and sweet creations often win awards at international competitions and are exported all around the world.
Visit chocolate factories in Wallonia
Does chocolate make you melt? Would you like to know more about our region’s best artisans? You will be spoilt for choice… Start with Darcis, one of the most successful chocolate brands in Wallonia.
The very first Belgian chocolate slab was made in 1840. Since then, our master chocolatiers have experimented with the most fascinating ingredients, from botanicals to spices. Stop by one of the many Walloon chocolate factories to learn how cacao beans are turned into delicious truffles and see the artisans at work in their kitchens. Below is a selection of delicious addresses sure to delight your taste buds.
After all, you cannot be in Belgium and not try one of the world’s best chocolate…
- The Darcis chocolate shop and museum in Verviers© DarcisVerviers
The Darcis chocolate shop and museum in VerviersJean-Philippe Darcis, Belgian chocolate ambassador and pioneer of the macaron in Belgium, welcomes you in his chocolate museum in Verviers. There you will retrace the origins and history of this fantastic treat through a chocolate trail.
- Les chocolats d'Edouard: an artisanal chocolate factory in Florenville© WBT - David SamynFlorenville
Les chocolats d'Edouard: an artisanal chocolate factory in FlorenvilleStep into Edouard Bechoux's artisanal chocolate shop to discover a fascinating selection of flavours and a welcoming tasting room. Foodies will delight in making their own chocolate treats or simply by visiting the kitchens. In Florenville, in the province of the Belgian Luxembourg.
- Chocolaterie Demaret (Battice)© WBTBattice
Chocolaterie Demaret (Battice)Chocolaterie Demaret has been delighting cacao lovers for over 30 years. Their chocolate creations, made with high quality cacao butter, simply are exquisite.
- Charlemagne Chocolatiers, an artisanal chocolate factory in Herstal© Li Botike di LidjeHerstal
Charlemagne Chocolatiers, an artisanal chocolate factory in HerstalThe link between the famous emperor and chocolate? Stop by the Charlemagne chocolate shop in Herstal: the answer may very well lay in a box of pralines.
- Vanlieff: an:artisanal chocolate shop in Chastrès© WBT - Caroline RaseWalcourt
Vanlieff: an:artisanal chocolate shop in ChastrèsChocolaterie Vanlieff has been delighting chocolate lovers since 1988. Its chocolatiers are always busy developing or refining recipes for exquisite pralines, slabs, chocolate figurines... No industrial machine here: it's all about craftsmanship and edible art of an exquisite quality.
- Chocolaterie Fontaine: artisanal chocolate in Houffalize© WBT - Caroline RaseHouffalize
Chocolaterie Fontaine: artisanal chocolate in HouffalizeThe Fontaine chocolate factory, named after Vincent Fontaine, is a small family business in Houffalize, in the Ardenne.