Lonely Planet Writer

Greek delight at chocolate theme park

Greece's first chocolate museum is open for visitors until early next year.
Greece’s first chocolate museum is open for visitors until early next year. Image by John Loo / CC BY 2.0

The Choco Factory and Museum, which opened in Thessaloniki in September, will be open until 6 March 2015 at the Thessaloniki International Fair premises, expecting to attract around 500,000 visitors. It’s the first chocolate theme park in Greece, covering 2500 sq m, and it features a number of attractions: a museum, which has information about the cocoa; an art gallery, with artworks made of chocolate; and a chocolate waterfall, reportedly one of the largest in the world. It also offers workshops and demonstrations for visitors. Read more: visitgreece.gr