Heading down to Amicalola Falls State Park for a day trip and in the mood for something sweet?
After spending the day climbing the stairs of the trail and working up a sweat, you deserve a yummy, chocolate pick-me-up. It's definitely worth your time to drive the short distance to Cumming, GA in order to check out the Chocolaterie Artisan Chocolates. This fabulous chocolate gift store carries all varieties of chocolate treats in addition to a number of other baked goods, sweets, confections, and unique gifts for you to take back home to your family and friends as a souvenir of your fabulous vacation to northern Georgia. With just one taste, you'll fall in love with all that Chocolaterie Artisan Chocolates has to offer.
Chocolaterie Artisan Chocolates | 410 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 4126 (Cumming)
Rating: 4.5/5 Stars
History & Overview
If you're interested in visiting a truly beautiful and one-of-a-kind chocolate shop, The Chocolaterie Artisan Chocolates is a "must" during your visit to the north Georgia cabin rentals and the greater Helen area. This spectacular store features delectable gifts and treats of all varieties so that you're sure to find something that will make your tongue tingle with delight. The Chocolaterie produces over 100 magnificent hand painted truffles each day. These sweet treats can be devoured as a snack as you read a book on your cabin's porch or soak in the hot tub with your sweetheart, or can double as a gourmet dessert after a candlelight meal at the cabin, served with local Habersham wines. In addition to truffles, you'll find that thousands of customers flock to The Chocolaterie to seek out other chocolate and fudge confections, brownies, caramels, baskets, and unique gifts. Regardless of whether you prefer to stick to the "tried and true" candy flavors, or desire the creativity of something new and different, you'll find it here. All of the candies produced by The Chocolaterie Artisan Chocolates are crafted by hand with the purest and highest quality ingredients to ensure your total satisfaction.
Available Candies & Products
What sounds good to you? From the moment that you walk through the doors of The Chocolaterie Artisan Chocolates, your mouth will be watering and your senses will be consumed by the sights, sounds, and aromas of delicious candies being produced on-site. Choosing a treat may not be as easy as it looks, especially considering how many options that you'll have.
European chocolates are known for their rich flavors and are considered by many to be a fine delicacy. You'll be pleased to know, then, that you don't need to "jump the pond" in order to pick up some truly authentic European flavors. Ask the experts at The Chocolaterie about their award winning gourmet artisan French Bonnat chocolate bars, which are sure to hit the spot. Other chocolate bar lovers might prefer the artisan chocolates from Askinoise, which allow you to choose from flavors such as dark milk chocolate, dark chocolate infused with Intelligentsia coffee, dark chocolate and malted milk, and dark chocolate plus crunchy sugar crystals and vanilla. Yum!
Not a candy bar person? Not a problem. There are plenty of incredible hand crafted chocolate truffles for you to sample and make your selection from. These truffles are carefully dipped on a daily basis with the finest ingredients including real chocolate. Whether you prefer fruity, creamy, nougaty, chocolate, or nut fillings, you'll find exactly what suits your tastes. You are able to purchase these wonderful truffles by the box, based upon your preferences, or you can allow the Chocolaterie to set you up with a few surprises. Be sure to inquire about the "Belle du Jour" boxes, which feature the best picks of the day's chocolate batches.
In addition to chocolates, you might also purchase other gifts, such as luxury KOBO candles. Enjoy!
Planning Your Visit
The Chocolaterie Artisan Chocolates is situated approximately 1 hour south of Helen, and just south of the popular northern Georgia tourist attraction, Amicalola Falls State Park. This makes it an ideal stop for those who need to fuel up for the journey back to the cabins. Fortunately, the trip to The Chocolaterie is quite simple. You'll follow GA State Route 75 South to Georgia State Route 115 South before merging onto the 19 South and finally turning onto the 141 South/Peachtree Parkway. Be advised that the chocolate shop is open every Monday - Friday from 11am - 9pm, and on Sundays from 12pm - 6pm. Those with allergies to nuts should take precautions and be aware that even chocolates and treats that don't feature nuts may be prepared on the same machinery as those which do.
Want to learn more about Chocolaterie Artisan Chocolates and the Cumming area? Feel free to ask your questions in the comments section, and we'll help you plan your day trip from the Helen cabins.