LISIEUX

Chocolaterie La Route du Cacao chocolate factory

Crafts and industries-Technical visits

Located in one of the few quarters spared by the 1944 bombings, the Desmares Manor, built in the 15th century, is a fine example of Lisieux's historic heritage. This former salt barn has been restored and converted. Chocolate making laboratory on the first floor, sales area and tea room on the ground floor. During the visit: a 22-minute video explaining the origins of cocoa, tasting session with different varieties, demonstration of the chocolate maker's skill.
We nevertheless recommend you call in the morning to make sure the visit is still scheduled.
Contact details

Chocolaterie La Route du Cacao chocolate factory

5-7 rue Aristide Briand

14100 LISIEUX

Phone : 02 31 31 69 18

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Shop

Facility

Coach Parking

Bar, cafeteria, tea room

Visits

VisitsIndividualGroup
Average time60 minutes -
Further informationTour of the chocolate factory: screening of a film available in several languages about the origins of cocoa, and a demonstration of the chocolatier’s work. Duration: 1 hr. -

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Coach parking
Groups acccepted
Minimum number of people 20
Located in the 15th-century Manoir Desmares which is part of Lisieux’s historical heritage. This former salt loft has been restored and converted: it now has a chocolate production laboratory on the first floor, and a shop and tea room on the ground floor.