NEWSWIRETODAY Press Release& Newswire Distribution | HOME
MOST TRUSTED NEWSWIRE PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION
PRTODAY / NewswireToday press release distribution service network
Agency / Source: ARTEH - Hotels & Resorts

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

International Chocolate Festival to Debut November 2nd Near Lisbon - This year taste some of the best cartoon shaped chocolates in the world at the 5th edition of the International Chocolate Festival in Óbidos
International Chocolate Festival to Debut November 2nd Near Lisbon

 

NewswireTODAY - /newswire/ - Lisbon, Portugal, 2006/10/12 - This year taste some of the best cartoon shaped chocolates in the world at the 5th edition of the International Chocolate Festival in Óbidos.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Trade Shows / Events / Seminars Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

From the 2nd to the 12th of November another edition of the International Chocolate Festival will be held in the Vila of Óbidos (about 30 min from Lisbon).

Throughout the medieval streets, that take us traveling through time, thousands of visitors will be flowing with only one goal, to savor the numerous varieties of chocolates.

For the 5th edition, the organization prepared the traditional international competition of the Best Chocolatier of the Year, the Best International Chocolate Recipe and the much aploaded Chocolate Artistic Piece contest. Last year, with Cinema as the main theme, contestants surprised the visitors with real size chocolate sculptures of Marylin Monroe, Laurel and Hardy, and in particular, from the Star Wars series, impressive replicas of Dark Vader, Chewbacca, R2D2, Luke Skywalker, Captain Han Solo and the always scared C3PO. This year, the contest will be dedicated to “Cartoons”.

There is always a good reason to visit Óbidos, but during this season the town is much sweeter. Each year more and more visitors come to see the event, reason which the city has been nominated the National Capital of Chocolate.

With hotels in the Lisbon region, only 30 minutes by highway away from from Óbidos, ARTEH® - Hotels and Resorts suggests Hotel Aviz, Bairro Alto Hotel, Hotel Britania, Hotel As Janelas Verdes, Lisboa Plaza, Palácio Belmonte, Solar do Castelo or York House so savor such a variety of chocolates.

About the Chocolate Festival
In November, chocolates lead the way to Óbidos. In the most varied shapes and used in all kinds of recipes, mixed with liqueurs and wine, chocolates are what the many stands and spaces around the village have to offer.

To gain access to the various areas of the festival, the organization will give a bracelet in exchange for two euros which serves as a ticket, and a chocolate to get you in a mouth watering mood for the various delights throughout the village.

The event will take place in various locations, in order to prevent the traditional layout. There will things to see from the House of Music - Casa da Musica – to the Ogiva Galery - Galeria Ogiva - , passing by the tent in Santa Maria Square – Praça de Santa Maria, the Pelourinho House – Casa do Pelourinho, Santiago Space – Espaço Santiago, São Tiago Auditórium – Aditório de São Tiago and within the castle walls – Cerca do Castelo.

At Casa do Pelourinho you will able to catch the annual exhibition “The World of Chocolate”, of considerable size sculptures.

About Óbidos
Óbidos is surrounded by a serene landscape, extending all the way to the ocean. It is an attractive medieval village, carefully converted into a museum within the tall castle walls and crooked tight roads colored by the flowers that delicately hang from the windows.

The beaches are amongst the most beautiful beaches of the Atlantic, which clearly reflects on the gastronomy. The most typical plates are Caldeirada de Peixe, and stewed or fried conger eel. As for pastry, winners are the sweet eggs - trouxas de ovos and lampreias das Gaeiras as well as other goodies and the best fruit.

As for free time, it is a wonderful location to take a long walk or horse ride, do all kinds of water sports, especially at Lake Óbidos – Lagoa de Óbidos. For visitors less into sports, the region has a typical bar in almost every corner, fado houses, a library and a museum. With tourism entertainment all year around, mainly in summer, the Classical Music Festival, Holy Week, and numerous concerts and exhibitions.

Amongst the surroundings there are many other things to see, chapels, churches and noble quarters such as S. Miguel das Gaeiras convent, Quinta do Furadouro and Quinta das Janelas.

About the Hotels
To complete the experience and extend sensations in an unforgettable manner, ARTEH® has some of the best charming hotels of the region for an accommodation that are guaranteed to prolong the emotions.

About ARTEH® – Hotels and Resorts
Best Independent Hotel Chain – Publituris Awards 2004 and 2005
ARTEH® – Hotels and Resorts is a soft brand independent Hotel Chain with a Luxury Collection of Charming & Exclusive Boutique Hotels and Resorts, with Golf and Spa. An ARTEH® Hotel distinguishes itself by the richness of its history, the beauty of its setting, the splendour of its architecture, the style of its decor, the comfort of its rooms and the care for its guests.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Trade Shows / Events / Seminars Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: ARTEH - Hotels & Resorts

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick NewswireToday Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Trade Shows / Events / Seminars articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


International Chocolate Festival to Debut November 2nd Near Lisbon

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name NewswireToday and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
|
Contact: Candice Machado - Arteh-Hotels.com 
+351 217 803 470 cmachado[.]arteh.pt
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any ARTEH - Hotels & Resorts securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Trade Shows / Events / Seminars via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From ARTEH - Hotels & Resorts / Company Profile


Read Trade Shows / Events / Seminars Most Recent Related Newswires:

Automechanika and Frost & Sullivan Forge New Partnership for Global Impact
Shindig is Recognized by Frost & Sullivan for Enabling Real Networking through Ad-Hoc, Flexible Discussions with its Shindig Virtual Events Platform
BASF Opens its Own Virtual Platform for Fakuma 2020
Frost & Sullivan and TERI’s Sustainability 4.0 Awards 2020 Honored Companies Excelling in Incorporating Sustainability Practices into their Business S
Frost & Sullivan Honors Leading Organizations in Asia-Pacific in the 2nd Virtual Ceremony for the 2020 Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards
Tata Communications Wins Eight Awards At Frost & Sullivan’s 2020 India ICT Awards
Frost & Sullivan’s Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards Honors the Top Companies in the Region
Dentsu and TUMSAT to Conduct Self-Driving Land/Water-Linked Multimodal MaaS Demonstration Field Test in Tokyo in Early September
Revolutionize the Workforce, Customer Engagement and Strategies at Frost & Sullivan’s North American Event
LANXESS Addresses The Topics of New Mobility, Urbanization and Digitalization At 'K 2019'
Frost & Sullivan Webinar to Present the Top 50 Disruptive Technologies & Growth Opportunities Transforming Our World
CC Awards Program Opens to Recognize Excellence in Customer Service in 2019
Beretta Defense Technologies Exhibiting At 2019 USASOC Sniper Competition
Beretta to Showcase A Variety of Beretta’s New and Featured Guns At SHOT Show 2019
Ignite Strategic Growth through Intelligent Risk-taking and Innovation Portfolio Management

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  JobsWare.com

Visit  BizJobs.com





 
  ©2005-2024 NewswireToday — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com newswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are proudly NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)