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The only chocolate factory on the Riviera. In the historic heart of Grasse, Maison Duplanteur opens the doors of its worshops. Discover the basis of chocolate-making from roasting to tasting. 100% authentic and Organic, all products are 100% natural...more
I've never tried original chocolate mousse before. It is made of real cocoa butter and seed. And its totally different from anything named Chocolate Mousse in the shops or restaurants. Slightly bitter but really tasty and natural!
Go if you want to buy tasty chocolate bars freshly made, they are good.
As factory tour, it's basically standing at the shop looking at some machines before a glass partition. So don't hope for too much. Anyway we like the chocolates they make, so...More
Our small group visiting Grasse had a local guide otherwise we might have missed this interesting little place. A young lady explained in English the history and process of making chocolate, whilst we were offered delicious free samples to taste. An unexpected but sweet surprise.
Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kathy b
Marcel J, Responsable de développement at Chocolaterie Maison Duplanteur, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2017
Thank you very much for your comment,
We are very pleased that you enjoyed the visit of our establishment and will welcome you for another visit with great pleasure.
We strolled through the Grasse and we eventually found this Mecca for chocolate and the first thing you notice is the amazing smell that hits you. This chocolaterie is the real deal and they produce this fabulous chocolate from bean to the finished product. I...More
Grasse is a quite a heavenly little town, lovely old centre, lovely people and of course a world centre for perfumes.
Not knowing about Duplanteur in advance, it was a complete surprise to come across it in the old town. We only popped in to...More
Maison Duplanteur has been open for 2 years according to the friendly shop owner. The first thing I noticed walking in there was the pleasant aroma of roasted cocoa beans behind glass windows at the back where all the chocolates are made. What I like...More
I was a little confused, I finally found the place and I thought it was shut down but sure enough it was open. There were shelves on the right with a few plain chocolate bars and a few chocolate eggs but the rest were completely...More
Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mikaila C
Marcel J, Gérant at Chocolaterie Maison Duplanteur, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2017
We thank you very much for your comment which is completely justified. We unfortunately had a serious technical problem with our machines at that time which significantly slowed down our chocolate production.
We again thank you and will be happy to greet and assist you...More