VizioVirtù started its adventure in 2005, when they opened their first chocolate factory, a chocolate shop able to cater for even the most demanding palates and to make Venice an even sweeter town.
VizioVirtù is right in the heart of the Laguna, between Rialto and San Marco square. Why they have chosen this corner in Venice is soon explained. Right where Marco Polo lived, spices, coffee and cocoa powder were traded. Yes, cocoa powder, their preferred ingredient, the one which is never missing from their chocolate shop.
VizioVirtù offers chocolate workshops and guide tastings.
You can take part in their workshop to cook truffles and mousses with them. They will show you how to temper chocolate and, of course, how to make the most loved drink in the winter: drinking chocolate. Has your mouth started watering? To book your lesson, and ask for information, write on e-mail . The courses, by reservation, are held every day from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm.
Every day, from 10 am to 7.30 pm, you can taste delicacies made in their store and travel through the history of chocolate. Would you like another good reason for dropping by? You must know that you can also taste the Goldoni hot chocolate, which contains no milk or sugar. If you can’t say no to all this sweetness, write on e-mail to book a tasting.
HOW TO GET THERE
The closest vaporetto station is Rialto, and you can get there with the waterbus Line 1 or 2. From there, you can get to VizioVirtù on foot, using the map below. There are only 350 meters or about 4 minutes of walking.