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Zotter Chocolate Factory

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Address: Bergl 56, Riegersburg 8333, Austria
Phone Number:
+43 3152 5554
09:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Once upon the time around 1990 there was a master confectioner who thought...

Once upon the time around 1990 there was a master confectioner who thought that all the existing chocolate creations on the market are simply a little bit too boring. So after business hours he started to explore in the quietness of his company’s back room...

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Went on the tour here and it was a lot of fun. Come hungry though, there is a lot of chocolate that you can eat.

Reviewed 12 September 2015
Kevin K
Reno, Nevada

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Reno, Nevada
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

Went on the tour here and it was a lot of fun. Come hungry though, there is a lot of chocolate that you can eat.

Thank Kevin K
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

This was one of the best family outings for us in lower Austria! Reasonable priced considering the amount of chocolate tasting you get to do! You start the tour by sitting and watching this interesting (but way too long) introductory movie about the Cocoa bean and about Mr. Zotter and how he started the business and what inspired him! Fun... More 

Thank Lady-ber
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Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

A great day out for all ages. The chocolate theatre was introduced in German but the film had English subtitles. The tour of the factory is self guided, with a good English audio guide. Excellent fun trying all the different chocolates! The restaurant in the Edible Zoo was very good. Very fresh ingredients and the staff were very helpful. Playground... More 

Thank Anita F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Hats down to Mr Zotter for coming up with this idea of a factory/museum. The tour is very interesting as one can see the whole process of how chocolate is made and also try different ingredients, from raw cocoa to the many many final products. I have never before tasted chocolate with roses or fish, only here :) The shop... More 

Thank Barbi113
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

We were on a 6 night tour from Kaprun through Steiermark and Slovenia , back through Karnten to Kaprun again - the sole purpose of this trip was to visit the chocolate factory that we discovered by chance whilst surfing the net during the wet summer of 2014!!!! We had booked on line and arrived in great anticipation ..... And... More 

Thank Janice B
Umag, Croatia
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

Oh... one of the best days n my life!! I can say i was in overdose of chocolate for more than a week, there you can find all types of chocolate and many more. Once in a life you have to go there. See you soon!!

1 Thank Emil Z
La Paz, Bolivia
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

Well, would u ever imagine finding such a paradise here ? ......it is here! do yourself a great favor and just come here to find out the ins/outs of this unique place. They explain everything to you, have a short documentary at the beginning...quircky artpieces/installations and.........CHOCOLATE. Lots of all kinds of chocolate from beginning to end. You will be very... More 

Thank Pitukolitz
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

We were recommended this place by some Austrian friends - something for the kids. Well I think I was well and truely taken aback by the whole facility. Allow at least a couple of hours more if you want to visit the edible zoo. Pace yourself with chocolate tasting as there is more and more and more to taste. I... More 

Thank jess186342
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Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Zotter chocolate is mainly organic and fair trade and are involved in all aspects of the chocolate production. The factory allows you to learn how it is all produced from beginning to end product, and the best part is you get to try all the chocolate!...from the liquid forms, so the variations of solid dark, milk and white chocolates to... More 

Thank Jessica A
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

the introduction said there was something like 180 chocolates to taste, I think I got to 100 before I felt sick. Very interesting experience. The whole philosophy and site is really interesting, especially for families

1 Thank Paul h

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