To get your taste buds dancing here are our top suggestions for
the best chocolate shops to visit in Switzerland.
This classic Swiss sweet shop has been making chocolates, truffles
and pralines by hand every day for more than 180 years. First opened in 1859,
Sprüngli continues to make high-quality products using high-quality
Max Chocolatier, Lucerne
In Lucerne close to the city’s famous Chapel bridge is the family
owned Max Chocolatier. The shop is renowned for its unique 'four seasons menu', which offers a fresh menu every four months that reflect the seasons.
Confiserie Tschirren, Bern
The historic family owned Confiserie Tschirren has been producing
some of Bern’s finest chocolates for three generations. Indulge in cakes, chocolates,
pralines, truffles and tasty pastries.
Geneva’s popular chocolate boutique is stuffed full of handmade
artisanal chocolates and truffles served in a refined counter-serve shop and
created with a feminine touch. They use the finest ingredients, combining
locally sourced Swiss hay milk and salt crystals from the Alps with exclusive
cocoa vintages from around the world.
Du Rhône Chocolatier, Geneva
This long-standing chocolate shop has been around since 1875. Only
cocoa beans from South America and West Africa are used to make their
incredible chocolates, which come in a wide variety of flavours.
Auer Chocolatier, Geneva
Five generations of the Auer family have been making sweets at
their boutique. Every treat is handmade, and with more than 50 varieties you’ll
be spoilt for choice.
Vanini Cioccolato, Lugano
In Switzerland’s Italian Ticino region a visit to Vanini stands
out from the rest of Switzerland’s top chocolate shops as it has a distinctly
Italian feel to it. The family run business has a café where you can enjoy a
frothy cappuccino and ice cream as well as its own shop selling classic
truffles and its signature panettone.