The top six chocolate shops in Orleans

chocolatiers in orleans

Our pick of the top six chocolate shops

On the hunt for fine chocolate to satisfy a cocoa craving? Then read our selection of the best chocolatiers in the city just in time for Easter.

Find the perfect chocolate shop to suit chocolate lovers of all ages!

  •  La Chocolatière


A well-known chocolatier in the business for over 25 years, Thierry Le Quentrec tempts customers with his local specialities and grand cru chocolate bars.

If you’re curious to learn how chocolate is made, take a tour of La Chocolatière chocolate shop based in Olivet. Watch a chocolate-making demonstration and sample delicious bars of the sweet stuff.

  •  Victorine

Located on Rue Jeanne d’Arc in Orleans city centre, Victorine stocks an original and varied selection of premium chocolates. These tasty morsels of superior chocolate will satisfy the most refined sweet tooth!

  • Papion

Sébastien Papion is a passionate chocolate maker whose secret is to source products locally whenever possible to promote the region. While constantly finding ways to improve and innovate in terms of flavour and colour, he always shows the greatest respect for the carefully selected ingredients.

Pay a visit to one of his two stores during your trip to Orleans.

  • Chocolaterie Royale

La Chocolaterie Royale is the oldest chocolatier and confectioner in France. At the helm of this legacy, chocolatier Daniel Mercier celebrates flavours and textures and roasts the cocoa beans himself.

A must-visit during your time in Orleans.

  •  Alex Olivier

Situated north of Orleans, in Neuville-aux-Bois, this truly unique chocolate maker invites young and old to immerse themselves in the world of cocoa during a visit that will educate the mind and tickle the taste buds.

A fascinating and flavourful experience awaits you at Chocolaterie Alex Olivier, master chocolatier since 1927.

  • Cordier

Voted Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Finest Craftsman in France) for chocolate-making in 1997, Bruno Cordier serves up an assortment of tempting cakes, ice creams and chocolates of the highest quality, all made with local, seasonal ingredients.


Easter Holidays

Every year, as Easter approaches, a number of egg hunts are organised around the region to give our youngest visitors the chance to find chocolates hidden by the Easter bunny. Take family or friends, and don’t miss the Easter egg hunts at Parc Floral de la Source, Château de la Ferté or Château de Meung-sur-Loire.