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Chocs Away! Five Choctastic Festivals

Chocs Away! Five Choctastic Festivals

Skyscanner introduces five choctastic festivals worldwide

chocolate.JPGChocolate egg prices are expected to rise by around five per cent this Easter, caused by the rising price of sugar and cocoa.

But fear not, chocoholics can still indulge their passion without breaking the bank by visiting one of the many chocolate festivals around the globe, where free samples and chocolate giveaways are always on the menu!

Chocolate covered February, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Almost half of all the chocolate consumed worldwide is done so in the USA so this is a top choice for chocoholics. Visit Hershey, the home of the Hershey bar during February and enjoy a whole month of chocolate themed activities at Chocolate World, Hotel Hershey and even in the chocolate spa! Find cheap flights to Philadelphia

St Stephens Chocolate Fest 1-7 August, New Brunswick, Canada
Visitors to “Canada’s Chocolate Town” can stuff themselves silly at a chocolate luncheon dinner, or enjoy a chocolate tipple at “choctail” hour. Find cheap flights to Toronto

The Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival, September, San Francisco, USA
True chocoholics can enter the "Earthquake" Sundae-Eating Contest for the chance to win their weight in Ghirardelli chocolate, while those with a more restrained appetite can enjoy everything from chocolate covered strawberries to chocolate pizza at this cocoa heaven. Find cheap flights to San Francisco

London’s Chocolate week, October London, UK
Plans are still being finalised for the 2010 event but last year saw hundreds of tasting sessions and demonstrations at various locations across the city including speed tasting, children’s hour and a personal chocolate shopper. Find cheap flights to London

Choc Vienna, October, Vienna, Austria
If you want to watch your waistline then head to this celebration of all things chocolate and sample chocolate beauty products, chocolate make up and even chocolate fashion! Find cheap flights to Vienna

Barcelona’s Chocolate Museum
If none of these festivals tickle your taste buds why not book a cheap flight to Spain and head to Barcelona’s Chocolate museum where chocolate and art collide resulting in a variety of chocolate sculptures, including Snowy, Barcelona’s famous albino gorilla, carved in white chocolate? Find cheap flights to Barcelona

New York Chocolate Tour
Alternatively, book a flight to New York and burn a few calories while you consume as you wander around the many chocolate boutiques on a New York Chocolate Tour. Find cheap flights to New York

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