Retrace the fabulous history of chocolate with l'Atelier de Chocolat, a Bayonne chocolate maker with shops all over France. From the tropical forests, where the cacao tree grows, to the windows on the production line where you can see the confectioners making the chocolatiers' specialities every morning. Informative displays and animated screens accompany visitors as they learn the secrets of each stage of the production process.

The collection of antique machinery helps you imagine how cocoa beans were transformed to make chocolate 100 years ago. Relive South American mythology surrounding the history of cocoa and how the Jews fleeing the Spanish Inquisition made Bayonne the chocolate capital of France! View an educative film about cocoa production today and discover how it is transformed into chocolate.

At the end of the tour, adults can taste different chocolates from around the world while budding young chefs can paint chocolate fish to take home with pride.

 
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