During the winter holidays, the traditional Alpine Chocolate Festival is celebrated in the district of Villa General Belgrano in Córdoba. A tempting proposal to enjoy with the entire family.
Celebrations take place in the town hall, also known as the Alpine Hall. There, the chocolate masters display various stands with pastries, candies and chocolates, and invite visitors to taste the irresistible flavors of their handmade products.
One of the main attractions is watching confectioners as they make chocolate. At this party for taste, attendants may experience everything from the traditional black or white, sweet or bitter, chocolate bars with nuts, almonds, raisins, peanut brittle and fruit to the traditional cup of hot chocolate, ideal to recover one's energies with the low winter temperatures.
Sitting comfortably at the tables, visitors enjoy a neatly organized artistic show mainly aimed at children. Music, dancing and typical orchestras Central-European countries give way to a carrousel of entertainment and games for children, in which parents have an active participation, as the purpose is that the entire family have a splendid time.
The most expected moment comes when the attendants dip their brochettes with nuts into a great copper pot full of hot chocolate.
As the delicacies of typical pastry-making are tasted, the various music and Central-European dances shows performed by the communites that have settled down in the mountain range district several years ago may be enjoyed. The celebrations finish when the Queen of Chocolate is elected. Thus, Villa General Belgrano offers visitors the possibility of sharing, enjoying, laughing and resting within a beautiful mountain scenery.