If you are a chocoholic, then Umbria is the place to be each year in October when the region hosts Eurochocolate, an annual chocolate festival that takes place in Perugia, the regions capital.
It is also one of the largest chocolate festivals in Europe as it draws nearly one million people, both tourists and Italian natives each and every year.
Eurochocolate offers a variety of activities scheduled over the ten days including chocolate art displays, experimental chocolate tastings, cooking classes, street performances, chocolate sculpting, and of course the ever popular Eurochocolate Awards.
Festival entrance and all activities are free. It's a real chocolate paradise for those who have a sweet tooth, so don't miss Eurochocolate!
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