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Perugina Chocolate Factory

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Address: Viale San Sisto 207/C, 06132 San Sisto, Perugia, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 800 800 907
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Today
09:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:30
Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

This factory features a museum devoted to the history of chocolate...

This factory features a museum devoted to the history of chocolate manufacturing - a mouth-watering tribute to Perugia, Italy's chocolate capital.

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Fun fact filled tour of one of Europe's oldest chocolate manufactures.

We stopped in without a reservation or checking tour hours. Fortunately, a tour was just starting as we arrived. Although the whole tour was in Italian (we understand and speak... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Charles B
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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28 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After booking my group for a visit and tour of the facility, they decided to close for inventory purposes. I really think they could have honored their booking and not disappointed 28 people. Will never try it again.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in without a reservation or checking tour hours. Fortunately, a tour was just starting as we arrived. Although the whole tour was in Italian (we understand and speak a bit) it was very informative. The docent was very well informed and presented the tour well, she was also fluent in English and could answer any questions we couldn't... More 

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Rabat, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I went there in November with my family.It is a big factory and nothing is touched by hand.We tasted some of the chocolates and the black wrapper is like you are in heaven,never tasted it before. The guide Francesa Marini was good she explained very well.If you are in Perugia go and watch the BACI how is made. Thanks.

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Buffalo NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We did this tour combined with the Perugia Town Tour. Not a bad deal for 20 euro. They have 1 chocolate tour a day so we opted to do that first. It's about a 15 minute drive to the factory. We only had 1 other couple with us, so it was almost like a private tour of the factory. It's... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We're not ones for organized tours but were glad we took this one. Very interesting company history and to see the chocolate making process. Very generous tasting of a large selection of chocolates included!!

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Kennebunk, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

If you love chocolate then this place is a must stop and visit. The quality of the chocolate produced here is world class. All natural ingredients and absolutely delicious.

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Thank RobOlson
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The factory in summer is very silent as the workload is very low and therefore you need some imagination to see it at full speed. In rainy day you should expect crowd to attend the visit and mainly tourist. If you are nearby it's worth but otherwise I would not spend my day visiting it

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My son and his wife did the tour. Interesting information. I enjoyed purchasing chocolate from the store. Easy to find location.

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Benalla, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I had read varying reviews but really wanted to see where the famous Baci was made. We booked by phone for an English tour and were delighted with the event. Our guide spoke good English and first we were shown a video on the history of the company, then went to the very interesting museum where things were explained &... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The factory is around 20 min by bus from Perugia. It is a big place and the tour is well organized. One watches a film about the history of the factory. Then a hostess makes the tour in the gallery and invites for tasting. At the end, visitors are lead to a tour of the factory itself. Very interesting and... More 

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