Sweet chocolate moments at the Chocolat Frey Visitor Centre in Buchs, near Aarau. Have fun exploring Switzerland’s no. 1 chocolate with all your senses.

How is chocolate made, what does a cocoa bean taste like?

The answers to these and many other questions can be found at Chocolat Frey’s interactive Discovery Centre - guaranteed fun for the whole family! Mould your own bar of chocolate and customise it with unusual toppings, enjoy a delicious hot chocolate in the café, or find your new, favourite chocolate in the Frey Boutique... just some of the delectable highlights during a visit to the Chocolat Frey Visitor Centre in Buchs, near Aarau.



Mondays closed. From Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 am - 5.00 pm (except 25.12. und 1.1.)
Last tickets sold at 4.00 pm.

Chocolate moulding: Christmas trees, stars and hearts

On the weekends in December 2018 (01 & 02 December, 08 & 09 December, 15 & 16 December and 22 & 23 December 2018).

In December, you decide the form of your chocolate. There are Christmas trees, stars, hearts and traditional bars to choose.

In the price of CHF 15.— per adult and CHF 9.—per child until 16 years the chocolate moulding of one chocolate form is included. The entry for a tour in our discovery center can be booked additionally.

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Workshop: chocolate moulding at discretion

Every Wednesday before Christmas 5th, 12th and 19 December 2018.


The perfect Christmas present for godparents, grandpa and grandma!
In our workshop, you can mould as many chocolates as you like to. Afterwards you have the possibility to paint and decorate a chocolate box for the chocolate bares you made. You go back home with the Christmas presents in your pocket and do not need to worry anymore what you like to give this year.
In the price of CHF 9.— per chocolate bar, the moulding classes, one chocolate bar, one chocolate box as well as all handicraft materials are included. A ticket for our discovery center can be booked additionally.

It is an open workshop, no inscription is necessary; you can choose the quantity of chocolate bars you like to mould. There can be waiting periods. You have the possibility to bridge the time nicely in our cinema, in the Café Frey or go for a tour in our discovery center.


Christmas Chocolate Molding

We offer you a perfect chance to enjoy your Christmas anticipation! In our chocolate courses everything revolves around Christmas in the Advent season.


Chocolate can be refined using typically Christmas flavors as cinnamon and gingerbread spice mix.

Just note a nice Christmas greeting on the chocolate bar or pimp it up with special Christmas sugar decorations. Christmas is all around…in the visitor centre of chocolate Frey.

In the price of CHF 24.— per adult and CHF 19.—per child the molding course with two chocolate bars and the entry in the discovery centre at chocolate Frey’s Visitor Centre are included.

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Evening event Christmas Clouds

Every Thursday evening before Christmas 6th, 13th and 20th of December 2018 from 18:30 until 20.00 pm.


We do not make cookies we create chocolate Christmas Clouds. For our Christmas Clouds we use specially Christmas flavors and sugar decorations. While your chocolate is cooling down, enjoy an aperitif with a drink of your choice. Finally, we offer you a “night shopping” in our Boutique Frey with a 10% discount.

In the price of CHF 38.- per adult and CHF 32.- per child until 16 years the moulding class and 300g Christmas Clouds, a drink and salty snacks are included.


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Chocolate Freys Advent Calendar

From 1st until 23 December 2018.


Surprise! Surprise!

Before Christmas, we surprise every day a lucky one!

If you hear the bells, you are the winner of a small precious present under our Christmas tree.

Christmas surprise in your mailbox

Handicraft works in advent from first until 23 December 2018.


Decorate a chocolate box, write an address on the top and we send a chocolate bar directly to your family, friends or neighbors.

In the price of CHF 6.—the chocolate box, the chocolate bar, the handicraft materials and the mailing expenses (for mailing in Switzerland) are included.


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The sweetest unicorn ever – made by yourself

Only in the Visitor Centre of chocolate Frey you can mold your exclusive chocolate unicorn.


Your creativity has no limits. You have a choice of white, brown, black or even pink unicorns.

You refine the chocolate with your favorite “spices”! It’s the perfect event for your whole family.

These special workshops take place in November, every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday.

The places are desired and can be booked right now.

In the price of CHF 19.— per adult and CHF 12.—per child the workshop with its unicorn and the entry in the discovery centre at chocolate Frey’s Visitor Centre are included.


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  • Chocolat Frey Discovery Centre

    An interactive tour of the world of chocolate. Interesting facts about the world’s most popular confectionery. Tastings from the production line.

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  • Boutique Frey

    The world’s only Boutique Frey, with the biggest range of Chocolat Frey chocolate, including Fan Shop. Free entry.

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  • Café Frey

    Take a break in comfortable Café Frey, with sun terrace and factory playground. Free entry.

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    We will organise a fantastic, unforgettable birthday party for your child at Chocolat Frey’s Visitor Centre.

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    We offer a package to suit any group. We’d love to tailor a package for your group.

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  • Chocolate moulding

    Create your very own favourite chocolate – something sweet and special for both young and old. Choose from milk, dark or white chocolate and a selection of more than 20 toppings to make your own unique chocolate.

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