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  • Writer's pictureJoyce Halsey Gay

Planning a Hen Party? Discover the Perfect Girls' Getaway: Cocoa & Grapes Chocolate and Wine Tasting Walking Tour of Carcassonne

Planning a memorable hen party or a girls' trip can be a delightful challenge, especially when you're looking for something that combines elegance, indulgence, and a dash of adventure. Look no further than the Cocoa & Grapes chocolate and wine tasting tour in the enchanting city of Carcassonne. Here’s why this unique experience should be at the top of your list.


The Allure of Carcassonne


Carcassonne, a beautifully preserved medieval city in the south of France, offers a picturesque backdrop that feels like stepping into a fairytale. With its cobblestone streets, towering castle, and stunning views, it’s a destination that promises both beauty and history. Exploring this UNESCO World Heritage site is an experience in itself, but pairing it with gourmet delights in the Bastide, or lower town, takes your visit to a whole new level.

friends with the company-logo teddy visit Carcassonne
Friends who brought 'Helga' to Carcassonne

Indulgence Meets Exploration


The Cocoa & Grapes tour is a curated journey through Carcassonne’s rich history and culinary landscape. Imagine strolling through the historic streets with your closest friends, sampling exquisite chocolates and wines. The stops on the 1.5km tour introduces you to artisanal chocolatiers and local wines, allowing you to discover and savour the region’s best offerings. The combination of chocolate and wine is a match made in heaven, and this tour expertly pairs flavours to enhance your tasting experience.


Girls in a wine shop tasting Blanquette de Limoux sparkling wine
Smiles all round for this hen party!

Hen Parties That Are Fascinating and Fun


While the primary focus is on indulgence, the tour also provides fascinating insights into the craft of creating fine chocolates and wines. Joyce shares the stories behind them, making the experience both enriching and enjoyable. For a group of friends--or hens--of all ages, it’s a perfect blend of learning and leisure.


Perfect for Bonding


A hen party or girls' trip is all about creating lasting memories and strengthening bonds. The leisurely pace of the walking tour allows for plenty of time to chat, laugh, and enjoy each other’s company. It’s an intimate and relaxed setting, perfect for deepening friendships and celebrating upcoming nuptials. Plus, the shared sensory experiences of tasting and discovering together add a special touch to your collective memory bank.

Hen party's "groom" holding sparkling wine
The groom looks happy with his Blanquette de Limoux!


Unique and Instagrammable


In today’s world, capturing and sharing beautiful moments is part of the fun. The Cocoa & Grapes tour offers countless photo opportunities. From the charming streets of Carcassonne to the beautifully presented chocolates and delightful wine and food shops, your Instagram feed will be brimming with stunning visuals. It’s a unique experience that stands out from the typical hen party or girls' trip activities, ensuring your getaway is as memorable as it is enjoyable.


Choosing the Cocoa & Grapes chocolate and wine tasting tour of Carcassonne for your hen party or girls' trip is more than just an activity; it’s an experience that combines culture, indulgence, and camaraderie. It’s the perfect way to celebrate, bond, and create unforgettable memories in one of France’s most beautiful settings. So grab your girlfriends and get ready for a delightful adventure through the flavours and history of Carcassonne. Cheers to a perfect girls' getaway!

Women of all ages enjoy fine chocolates in Carcassonne, Valrhona origin
Sampling chocolates makes everyone smile!

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