The Chocolat Mousseux at Cazenave, Bayonne
The most famous chocolatier in the region, and the only one that still works with cocoa in its true form. The chocolat mousseux (hot chocolate) is amazing and really should be sampled.
Open all year, Tues to Sat (open on Mon in school holidays) : 9h to 12h and 14h to 19h.
A chocolat mousseux costs 6.10€
Planete Musee Chocolat, Biarritz
Dedicated to the 3000 years of cocoa and chocolate this museum explores the history of chocolate and chocolate making. There is also a tasting session and a shop, so you can easily satisfy your chocolate desires.
During school holidays : every day 10h to 18h30
During school time : every day except Sun 10h to 12h30 and 14h30 to 18h30
Adult (12 and over) : 6.50 € Student : 5 € Children (5 to 12) : 4€
L'Atelier du Chocolat, Bayonne
Dedicated to the story of chocolate and how it arrived in France, this workshop guides you from the Mexican rainforest, following the cocoa bean to the creation of chocolate as we know it. There are video demonstrations as well as the confectioners themselves. And at the end of your visit there is the opportunity to taste the specialities of the workshop.
Monday to Saturday : 9h30 to 12h30 and 15h to 18h
July and August : 9h30 to 18h30
Adults : 6 €
Children (4 to 12) : 3 €