Your Easter weekend in Geneva with the Choco Pass
Get a taste of the best chocolate during your Easter weekend in Geneva
Nature is celebrating spring in Geneva and preparing for an unforgettable, long Easter weekend. Forget the egg hunt: discover the biggest chocolate hunt in Geneva with the Choco Pass! For 24 hours, roam the city to meet 7 master chocolate makers from Geneva who’ll give you a taste of their best specialities. Pavé genevois, truffle delight, mussel-shaped praline, foodies of all ages will love it!
Geneva’s chocolate has pride of place in the history of Swiss chocolate.
You’ll have the opportunity to visit Favarger, a family chocolaterie whose history dates back to 1826 when one of the very first chocolate manufacturers started using hydraulic power to process the cocoa beans. Chocolate makers such as Zeller, Stettler & Castricher, La Bonbonnière, Canonica, Du Rhône and Sweetzerland which have all been perpetuating tradition and know-how for decades, often have a great family story in Geneva.
What is the Choco Pass?
The Choco Pass is a wonderful way to explore the city while discovering the unique expertise of local chocolate makers.
Your Choco Pass is valid for 24 hours and is activated as soon as you enter the first chocolate shop. It entitles you to a tasting plate at the chocolatier’s of your choice in this list. The plate will be different depending on the chocolate manufacturer you visit. For example, you’ll taste the famous pavé genevois at Stettler while Sweetzerland will offer delicious truffles. The Choco Pass is also available for children with a plate adapted to their age and a special little surprise. A great way for foodies and families to spend some quality time together!
Buy your Choco Pass online!
Upon purchase, the pass is valid for 1 year and will only be activated once you visit the first chocolate manufacturer.
You’ll then have 24 hours to enjoy delicious chocolate tastings at Geneva’s master chocolate makers!
Activity ideas for after your tasting
The Choco Pass allows you to discover the city freely. Depending on what you want to do, there are many possibilities and this Easter weekend in Geneva promises to be full of discoveries!
Rafting Loisirs’ Easter adventures
How about an adventurous Easter weekend in Geneva? The Versoix offers the opportunity to paddle gently through nature and you’ll get the chance to canoe down about five kilometres of it on Friday 15 April. A total change of scenery guaranteed!
You can also enjoy a kayak or rafting trip and observe the full moon on Saturday 16 April during a night-time kayaking trip.
And for those who dream of seeing the Jet d’Eau from another angle, take part in the kayak tour under the Jet d’Eau, an unusual experience to be enjoyed only in Geneva!
A walk in the heart of culture
Make your Easter weekend in Geneva a cultural one! After your chocolate tasting, discover the unique museums in the city. The Patek Philippe Museum will immerse you into the world of watchmaking, another symbol of Switzerland and Geneva, while the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum will take you on a humanitarian journey through time. For those who want to experience the heart of science, consider booking your visit to CERN in advance.
Discovery tour by bicycle taxi or electric TukTuk
A bike taxi is a great way to explore the city in spring, enjoying the fresh air and exploring many of the must-see places in a short time, and above all without getting tired! Find out more about all the rides on offer! For those who wish to experience a unique and unusual moment, book the RestoTuk, the TukTuk that combines a fine dinner and a ride through the city. A word of advice: a fondue in a TukTuk is something you’ll only experience in Geneva!