Barcelona beyond its colorful and stunning architecture, stretches of sand, and vibrant life, after all, is the city that brought chocolate to Europe. Chocoholics pilgrimage through the city old alleys where dedicated chocolate artisans produce amazing sweets.
Read on to discover absolutely everything you need to know about chocolate in Barcelona – and most importantly, where to find it!.
Museu de la Xocolata
Trips start in museums! Museu de la Xocolata is located at the eclectic El Born district of Barcelona, is a unique space, which used to be a convent, in which not only can you take a tour of the origins of chocolate but also do activities with this sweet element. If you like chocolate you can not miss this museum.
Carrer del Comerç, 36
Is a temple of great chocolate; a delicious space full of details that make you feel like in the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. From the very first moment, you get immersed in a kind of ecstasy mood, navigating between khrönuts, chocolate gourmet products, chöks – lighter doughnuts-, and other chocolate pastries of unexpected flavors and condiments.
Carrer del Carme, 3
Strolling through the beautiful streets of the Barcelona Gothic quarter, you will find several chocolate shops, but you can not miss Granja Dulcinea, a mom and pops favorite. It is ideal for snacking with a chocolate with churros enjoying the tranquility of its environment.
Carrer Petrixol, 2
The name of this shop, founded in 1897, comes from a mixture of cocoa and xocolata, chocolate in Catalan. It is a local brand with a long tradition. They are the perfect choice for those looking to buy a chocolate as a gift. In addition to chocolate to eat, the store offers cosmetics, clothing and other products for food lovers. The chocolate creations are displayed in showcases that give Xocoa stores an air of elegance and design.
Carrer Princesa, 10
Autor: Andre Arriaza - avid traveler and food blogger