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2014/03/11

International Chocolate Festival in Óbidos: From March 14th to April 6th


Anyone with a sweet tooth shouldn’t miss the chance to take part in the International Chocolate Festival in Óbidos.

During several days the medieval town’s narrow streets will be transformed into genuine showcases of cakes and sweets that everyone can sample and purchase.

For younger visitors, the “Kids’ Chocolate House” offers recreational and pedagogical activities and a kitchen where they can prepare several recipes. Adults can attend culinary classes where chocolate is always the base ingredient and also watch competitions involving professional pastry-makers, such as the “Chocolatier of the Year” and the “International Competition of Chocolate Recipes”, and also marvel at an array of chocolate sculptures – genuine works of art.


Theme for this year's festival: Lisbon Zoo



Opening hours:
Friday: 02 pm to 08 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 10 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 08 pm

Ticket Prices:
Adult General entrance ticket (over 12 years old): 7 euros
Children (06 – 11 years old): 5 euros

Citizens living in the Municipality of Óbidos – Free entrance on Fridays
Free entrance: Óbidos Culture Card Holders (Via Verde Para a Cultura)

Ticket price for Groups (over 50 visitors): 6 euros

School Groups:
(06 – 11 years old): 3 euros
(over 12 years old): 5 euros

Workshops:
-Chocolate Courses: 7,50 euros (general entrance ticket required). Spoken in Portuguese-Kids Cooking: 3 euros

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