From: Tuesday, December 5, 2023
To: Sunday, December 10, 2023
ChocolART Festival Tübingen 2023
Tübingen’s ChocolART Festival is a sweet tooth’s dream come true. This week-long extravaganza celebrates all things chocolate, from decadent truffles to velvety hot cocoa.
- Visiting Tübingen from Stuttgart and wish to stay overnight? Try the Hotel am Schloss: A cosy hotel nestled right by Tübingen Castle, offering comfortable rooms and a perfect starting point for festival exploration.
- ChocolART has been enchanting visitors since 2008. It began as a small gathering of chocolate enthusiasts and has since evolved into one of Europe’s premier chocolate festivals.
- Artisans from all corners of the globe gather to showcase their chocolate prowess, making this event a must-visit for any chocoholic.
- Stroll through the cobblestone streets of Tübingen as you take in the aroma of cocoa beans and the sight of artisanal chocolatiers crafting their masterpieces.
- The market stalls at the ChocolART Festival in Tübingen are typically scattered throughout the town’s picturesque Old Town (Altstadt).
- You’ll find them lining the cobbled streets, clustered around the town square, and even within the charming courtyards.
- Encounter stalls brimming with chocolate creations and gourmet delights.
- Enjoy a stay at Hotel Krone: just a short walk from the old town with spacious rooms, a modern gym, superb spa and fabulous breakfast.
- Tübingen is a compact and pretty University town with a population of around 90,000, giving it an intimate atmosphere.
- The Old Town, where most of the festival takes place, is easily walkable, allowing you to explore the festival stalls, historic sites, and dining options on foot.
Getting from Stuttgart to Tübingen
- Hit the road for a delightful 21-mile drive from Stuttgart to Tübingen, or hop on a train for a 45-minute ride that offers picturesque views of the Swabian countryside.
- The charming town is easily accessible and boasts an excellent public transport network.
Things to see and do
- Don’t miss a leisurely boat ride on the Neckar River for breathtaking views of the medieval old town.
- Explore the Hohentübingen Castle, home to the famous Alte Aula, a stunning, ornate hall that hosts cultural events.
- Sip on a local beer or try a regional Swabian dish at one of Tübingen’s charming taverns.
Recommended Hotels in Stuttgart
The following hotels are all are close to Stuttgart’s gay bars and clubs
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With a few exceptions, the gay clubs, cafes and one of two saunas, are located in the central “Mitte” district, or just to the west.
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5 Star, Luxury
This 5-star hotel is located at the Schlossgarten Park in central Stuttgart, 100 m from Stuttgart Central Station. It includes 2 excellent restaurants, a rich breakfast buffet each morning, and a spacious terrace. All of the air-conditioned rooms feature soundproofed windows, free WiFi, and a modern bathroom. Many offer scenic views of the surrounding gardens and vineyards.
4 Star, Readers Choice
Just a 2-minute walk from Stuttgart Main Station, this 4-star hotel offers a 24-hour bar, spacious rooms and a breakfast room. Rental bicycles are available for exploring the city. A large breakfast buffet until 11:00 each day. Restaurants and bars are just a 2-minute walk away. All rooms are air conditioned and equipped with cable TV and a minibar. The marble bathrooms include toiletries.
4 Star, Great Value
Located at the foot of the Weinsteige Hill, this centrally located, family-run hotel boasts traditional charm in this historic city. The 4-star Hotel Zur Weinsteige is filled with hand-crafted bronze, carvings and antiques. The romantic rooms benefit from these furnishings as well as being fitted with modern amenities, including free WiFi. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning.
Abalon Hotel ideal
4 Star, Location
Set in the heart of Stuttgart, this modern 3-star hotel offers a winter garden and peaceful rooms with free WiFi access in all areas. Secure underground parking is also available (for a fee). All rooms at the Abalon Hotel ideal include a bathroom with a shower, cable TV, and free WiFi. Some of the double rooms include a terrace.
Video of the Chocolate Fair
Highlights of Tübingen Chocolate Fair