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Do you make your to-do list in Bucharest? Awesome! The city has a lot to see and do, you won't have a minute to get bored. The city due to its long history, is a mix of styles. Walking through its streets, you can see how very different buildings coexist in the same space. The Curtea Vech Palace, is one of the oldest to be seen in Bucharest, testifying to the medieval past of the city. In general most of them are located in the Lipscani district. But these medieval buildings have suffered from wars and over the years, leading to their disappearance, but also to the emergence of new ones. Centrul Civic is a communist district in Bucharest and is well worth a visit. It was a moment of great architectural renovation of the city, where they increased the number of large buildings and shops. Other places to visit in Bucharest during this same period are the Parliament and House Presei Libere. You must also walk along Kisseleff Avenue, one of the tourist attractions during a visit to Bucharest. The street was evoked as the fields Elysées of Bucharest, and also has its own Arc de Triomphe. A good walk to relax on one of the terraces can be a good plan before visiting. The capital of Romania is one of the main artistic centres of Central Europe, many museums and galleries must be added to your list of places to visit in Bucharest. The National Art Museum, the National Museum of Contemporary Art and the Zambaccian Museum keep important works by authors such as Picasso, Monet, Cézanne and Matisse music. If you are lucky, don't miss one of the concerts of the City Philharmonic Orchestra or an opera. Theatres are the places to visit in Bucharest. The city also has a multitude of bars in which to enjoy the nightlife, after all day exploring the city. So now you know what to do today in Bucharest.
Unbox 30 of the finest French chocolates ever created from a charming crimson box decorated with stunning sights of Paris in winter. Enchant your guests with all chocolates from our most coveted Numbered Collection. All 15 chocolates from our Traditional recipe collection and 15 chocolates from our Exotic recipe collection will deliver the most delectable...
The Traditional assortment is an assortment of time-honored flavor combinations prepared with a distinctive zChocolat touch. From a raspberry ganache covered in dark chocolate to a passion fruit caramel blanketed in milk chocolate, it’s a delicious way to experience the essential zChocolat recipes. Includes pieces 0 to 11 from the Numbered...
This warm, wood-toned, polished mahogany gift box pairs luxury French craftsmanship with epicurean perfection and encases our most sought-after 15-piece Traditional Assortment. From slow-roasted Piedmont hazelnuts praliné of Chocolate n°0 to the lavish ganache of fresh, seedless raspberry purée of Chocolate n°11 in our Numbered...
Experience unrivaled sensations as raspberry ganache, passion fruit caramel, lemon-almond paste, caramelized pistachios, and other exciting flavor combinations explode in your palates. From the smooth and unassuming to the dark and exotic, the ZBox 30 includes the full range of flavors in our Numbered Collection presented in our Traditional and Exotic...
The “Little Paris”
As the primary entry point into Romania, Bucharest is a booming city center on the banks of the Dambovita River. Its surrounding urban area is home to more than two million people and is an intriguing combination of old and new cultures form around the region. And while the elegant early 20th century architecture that once earned Bucharest the nickname “Little Paris” is now mixed in with modern skyscrapers and sprawling apartment complexes, the city’s interest in fine French chocolate has never diminished. In truth, Romanians have enjoyed a lengthy love affair with chocolate in general. Many traditional desserts, such as amandine cakes and cornulete pastries, rely on chocolate to provide their distinctive flavors, while locally produced ROM chocolate bars were one of the few candies Bucharest residents had access to during the country’s Communist era. Gourmet chocolate products, especially those imported from other European countries, also boast a healthy history as favorite gifts for a variety of occasions. zChocolat boxes and assortments have become a regional favorite because they bring together the best of traditional French chocolate making with decidedly modern touches, including innovative flavor combinations and stylish packaging options that can be customized for any event. Whether it’s a milestone birthday in Baneasa, an anniversary celebration in Dorobanti, a romantic outing in Lipscani, or a holiday party in Pantelimon, a gift from zChocolat is an easy way to add a touch of gourmet elegance to every occasion.
Business Gifts to Bucharest
Bucharest is the most prosperous city in Romania and one of Eastern Europe’s most important business hubs. The undisputed cultural, economic and industrial center for the surrounding region, the city acts as headquarters for hundreds of international businesses, with even more companies choosing to open service centers and regional businesses there as well. zChocolat is proud to prepare corporate gifts for over 8000 companies located in 120 countries, including Romania. Because each item can be customized with standout details like a company logo on the box lid, the client’s name engraved on the front, a personalized message card included alongside the chocolates, the brand has become a favorite among Bucharest companies hoping to make an impression. zChocolat’s innovative VIP Corporate Membership, which offers rapid rewards without the hassle of minimum orders, along with dedicated customer service and fast next-day shipping via DHL Express have also helped the company earn a reputation as the go-to source for gourmet corporate gifts throughout Romania. Whether looking for a way to recognize an important employee contribution, thank a critical partner, or pamper a valued client, your recipient is sure to appreciate receiving a gift featuring the world’s best chocolate.
Luxury chocolate gifts delivered in Bucharest
zChocolat, world leader in luxury chocolate gift giving and Pascal Caffet, World Champion Chocolatier have been delivering their high-quality and premium French chocolates in Bucharest, Romania since November 1st 1999 and have always made a grand and lasting impression with gift recipients in Bucharest. Whether you are shipping to Dorobanti , Lipscani, Baneasa, Pantelimon or any of the suburbs, zChocolat delivers high-end & exclusive French chocolates overnight and in perfect conditions.
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We have a wide selection of personalized chocolate gifts with the name of your recipient including:
This chocolate assortment pack is the perfect choice to experience heavenly French chocolates for the very first time. It includes our Traditional and Exotic assortments with our entire Numbered Collection of chocolates from number 0 to number 24 plus 5 legendary Z chocolates.
Pamper your family and friends with luxurious stocking stuffers and party favors. Relish slow-roasted Piedmont hazelnuts and crunchy visible bits of California almonds blanketed in 40% Ivory Coast milk chocolate couverture from Chocolate n°0, all the way to the lavish ganache of fresh seedless raspberry purée whisked with robust 70% Venezuelan...
Behold. All 60 gastronomic gems for your indulgence, are located in one alluring chic & modern ZBox with majestic Parisian landmarks. That’s our entire Numbered Collection, a selection of our exceptional Z chocolates, plusour most popular Numbered pralinés all in one ZBox. It’s a heaven-sent gift comparable to none. This is the...
This chocolate assortment pack includes our four bestseller assortments: the Traditional and Exotic assortments with our entire Numbered Collection of chocolates from number 0 to number 24; the Z chocolate Only assortment with our most popular chocolate, the Z chocolate: a duo of sweet and salty caramel with Bourbon-Vanilla from Madagascar and a crunchy...
All our chocolates are handmade by our chocolate master Pascal Caffet, World Champion Chocolatier, with zealous adherence to French tradition: no alcohol, no preservatives, no coloring, high cocoa content, low sugar and 100% pure cocoa butter.
Thankfully, unique temperature sensitive packaging and DHL Express delivery mean connoisseurs of zChocolat’s all-natural, preservative-free confections can enjoy fine French chocolate anywhere in the world. Insulated delivery boxes keep your gift at the perfect temperature while a reflective outer layer provides additional protection from world-famous rays in Romania.
zChocolat in Bucharest
All our Signature Chocolates can be delivered in Bucharest and at any time of the year with our summer packaging depending on the season.
Delight your family and friends with this Paris-inspired ZBox with drawings of the most breathtaking monuments of the famed “City of Lights” in winter. Because Christmas won’t be the same without 15 of the most sought-after chocolate recipes from our legendary Z chocolates and famed Numbered Collection, which showcase time-honored...
With a jewel-like appearance and smooth, supple texture, one bite of our Pâtes de Fruits assortment will instantly transport you to the Provence countryside. Because each piece begins with fresh orchard fruit picked at the peak of sweetness, these candies nearly burst with natural cherry, lemon, apple, orange, strawberry, raspberry, and apricot...
Indulge your dark side with this assembly of zChocolat’s most sophisticated pieces. Each gastronomic gem in this assortment contains silky 70% Venezuelan dark cocoa couverture combined with exquisitely exotic flavors like velvety Madagascar Bourbon-Vanilla ganache infused with a hint of Provençale lavender, tangy passion fruit, coconut and...
Cherish the most delectable traditional French truffle during the most awaited time of the year. Wrapped in a Paris-inspired gift box with line drawings of eye-catching Parisian monuments, these 22 delightful treats are amazingly crunchy outside yet teasingly soft inside with surprising flavors erupting in your palate like fireworks. World-class...
Share heavenly gourmet vibes with loved ones with this exquisitely finished mahogany box graced with our entire Numbered Collection. Ruby pairs your Traditional favorites with Exotic recipes like the toasted Dutch sesame seeds in a Valencian caramelized almond praliné of Chocolate n°12 to the evocative flavors of pastries and honey of Chocolate...
A smooth dark chocolate exterior gives way to reveal the pleasantly tangy center concealed in each of our Orangettes. Made by gently simmering fresh Corsican orange peels in sugar water before submerging them in premium 70% Venezuelan chocolate, each bite is a remarkable combination of bright citrus flavor followed by a sweet rounded finish. A surefire...
Relish the most delectable traditional French truffle with a special zChocolat twist. This 22-truffle ZBox features our world-renowned crunchy praliné made from Italian hazelnut surrounded by a layer of luscious single-origin 70% Venezuela dark chocolate couverture. Finished off with a kiss of pleasantly bittersweet Criollo cocoa powder, these...
The perfect choice for all European deliveries
Since we ship within Europe, our customers do not pay any custom duties when ordering our chocolates for delivery in Bucharest. Moreover, our shipping rates in Europe are very competitive! Lastly, our offices being also located in Europe in a GMT+1 time zone, we respond to gift recipients requests throughout the day very efficiently.
Customs duties in Bucharest
Local duties and tariffs may be applicable upon delivery in Bucharest, Such fees are not applied systematically and cannot be assessed in advance because they vary widely from 0% to 0% of the total declared value (invoice amount less shipping charge). If you send our chocolates as gifts, we make absolutely certain that your gift recipient does not pay any taxes upon delivery. We ship Delivery Duties Paid to Romania. If a duty fee is applied, we pay it on your behalf when making entry in Romania and bill you separately upon receipt of the local customs invoice several weeks after delivery. An invoice is sent to you via email at such time including a USD 17.06 processing fee. Please note that in some instances, the custom clearance process may delay delivery.
Custom duties are not applicable since we are shipping within the European Union.
Please note that we do not deliver in Romania on weekends (Saturdays & Sundays) and the following upcoming holidays:
2018-01-01New Year's Day
2018-01-24Union of Romanian Pr
2018-12-26Second Day of Christmas
Composite city, bohemian, Bucharest (Bucharest) often leaves an astonishing impression to the traveller. The city is full of scattered charms, which one seizes at random from the streets, getting lost in its neighborhoods, crossing its parks. Often nicknamed "Little Paris" for its nineteenth-century architecture, the wild beauty plunges us into the heart of Romanian identity, a mixture of Eastern European and Eastern flavours.
First mentioned in 1459 in a document issued by Vlad Tepes, Bucharest became capital in the 18th century. Built on a swamp, the first buildings are not very solid and the city is famous for its mazes and bad organization. Its economic development is fast, thanks to merchants from all over Europe. They stop on the Oriental route in Han where they savour local wines and food. The reign of Constantine Brânconvean (1688-1714) made it possible to rationalize the city and develop lines of communication. In the nineteenth century, the Lipscani district became urbanised: the streets were paved, the city was equipped with large buildings of renown. The Belle Epoque enabled the city to develop French-style architecture (especially under the impetus of Paul Gottereau). Following the 1977 earthquake, Ceausescu razed part of the city to build its Soviet-style Civic Centre. Today, the city is trying to reweave a link between its neighbourhoods with such different accents.
Historic city centre of Bucharest
The heart of the city has long radiated around the princely court founded by Vlad Tepes on the xve, traces of which can be found in the Curtea Veche. Intense commercial activity animated the neighbouring arteries in the following centuries. The streets have retained the names of the tradesmen of the time: Covaci (blacksmiths), Tepcari (chapeliers), etc.. This neighborhood has retained an old-fashioned charm. Lipscani Street and its neighbouring streets Between the Bvd. Regina Elisabeta, the Piata Unirii and the Piata Universitatii These alleys are the last vestiges of the old merchant district. The atmosphere is old-fashioned and the bridal dress shops are reminiscent of the fabric merchants from Leipzig (Lipsca in Romanian). Art Nouveau facades and details are numerous. From Lipscani street in Blanari, the pedestrian walkway Hanul cu Tei, lined with art and antique shops, will delight the chineurs. A mixture of architecture, people and scents, this is the essence of Bucharest. But the neighborhood is changing fast: sports shops are gradually replacing second-hand shops. Biserica Stavropoleos (Stavropoleos Church) Str. Stavropoleos. Open tlj from 8 am to 6 pm. Free admission. This marvel of the architecture of the Brâncoveanu period was built in 1724 by the monk Ionachie at the request of Greek merchants from Bucharest. The small size of the building, the chiaroscuro on the icons, the smell of incense plunge into a mysterious atmosphere. The details are superb: the balustrade and entrance door refer to a generous nature. A feeling reinforced by the simplicity of the garden in which a monastic community has settled since 1990 and where one can savour a thousand delights during Orthodox feasts. Hanul lui Manuc (Auberge du Manuc) 42, Str. Franceza. Open tlj. Possibility to eat or stay there. Bucharest, a city of transit between the West and the East, was an important stopover for merchants and their mounts, who found refuge in the caravanserai. Built in 1808 by a wealthy Armenian man, nicknamed Manuc-Bey by the Turks, this han with its wooden paving stones is particularly well preserved. The Peace Treaty between Russia and Turkey was signed there in 1812. The hotel and restaurant is an essential part of the city and today celebrates weddings. Ottoman influences in Romania Although most of the country was subjected to Ottoman tributes, only the Dobrogea was actually under Turkish rule. However, many signs underline the influences of centuries of history. We find words related to everyday life, such as ibric (instrument used to make Turkish coffee) or papuci (shoes). The cities obviously inherited specific buildings. Apart from the handful of handmade mosques in Bucharest, mosques are scattered all over the country; even the Cismigiu Park housed a minaret (as can be seen on the old postcards). Turkish fountains and baths are still numerous. However, this heritage is little taken into account and most of these magnificent buildings are left to be abandoned. Curtea Veche (The Princely Court) Although the remains are not very well presented, this ancient princely court has ancient Roman potteries and coins, reminiscent of the city's antiquity. The foundation of this court would be at the initiative of Vlad Tepes, hence the construction of its statue. Several elements have stood the test of time: tombstones, columns, vaults. The oldest church (1559) in the city (open tlj from 8 am to 7 pm, free entrance) is next door: Biserica Curtea Veche. Carul cu Bere 3, Str. Stravopoleos. Open tlj. Possibility to eat or have a drink. Neo-Gothic construction of a Polish architect, this superb restaurant offers a particularly rich interior decoration: carved wood, wall paintings, stained glass windows.... From the very beginning of the xxe, it was an inescapable place: literary circles met there and authors like Ion Luca Caragiale liked to hang around. Around the Piata Universitatii Bvd. Regina Elisabeta. This square is very important for the city as it is the symbolic centre of the 1989 Revolution. Symbol of the homage paid to students united during the Revolution, the beautiful Russian church hidden behind the square bears the name of Student Church (Sfântul Nicolae Biserica Studen? ilor). A nerve centre for many city-dwellers, a crossroads between Magheru and Regina Elisabeta boulevards, there is also the Intercontinental Hotel and the Liptiria Enache music bar overlooking the National Theatre. Intercontinental Hotel Piata Universitatii Edified under Ceausescu, in agreement with the American group Intercontinental, it symbolizes the first contact of capitalism with Bucharest. The dictator saw in this construction a necessity to ensure the standing of a capital like Bucharest. A national pride, the hotel was then featured on all the country's postcards. Teatru National (National Theatre) Piata Universitatii Completed in 1970, the National Theatre hosts various live art performances. A National Centre for Dance was also established here a few years ago. The façade, designed by Elena Ceausescu and redone several times to meet her expectations, was to remind the Moldovan monasteries. Many festivals are organized in this structure and several bars have taken up residence there. Kilometre 0 Bd. Bratianu Located in front of St. George's church, it is the symbolic point from which the distances between Bucharest and other cities are calculated. The same thing can be found in Paris, in front of the pediment of Notre Dame. University and School of Architecture Piata Universitatii The university dominates the square in its neo-classical style. Inaugurated in 1869, it houses the faculties of Literature, Humanities and Chemistry. When you take Magheru Boulevard, you discover a square with a fountain, where the students meet. A large building with a brâncovean appearance stands on its outskirts. This is the School of Architecture, which, despite appearances, dates back only to 1927. Other universities can be found all over the city: in Cotroceni (medicine), on Kogalniceanu boulevard (right), etc. Magheru Boulevards, Balcescu, Bratianu The main artery of Bucharest, these large boulevards extend one another and connect the Piata Unirii to the Piata Romana. Most of the department stores have made their home there and the festival of horns for luxury cars rarely stops. Only the Piata Amzei market allows the sensitive ear traveller to rest for a few minutes. The Roman She-wolf (Lupoaica) Piata Romana Symbol of Romania's Latin character, several cities have a Roman wolf. Offered in 1906 by the Municipality of Rome in Bucharest, the statue was given a walk before being definitively installed on the Piata Romana. The square serves as a crossroads. Leaving from Dacia Boulevard, one enters a residential area, where several embassies have been set up. Museum of Art and History of Bucharest - Sutu Palace 2, Bd. Bratianu. Open Wednesday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm. Admission for a fee. Built by two Viennese architects, this elegant residence was built in 1834 for Costache Sutu. Conceived as a boyard residence, this palace has been dedicated to the city since 1959 and retraces the history of the capital since Antiquity. The written testimonies and photographs of the 19th century constitute an interesting collection on the daily life of the "petit Paris". Memoirs of a Jewish Bucharest An itinerary in the past, one might say. The old Jewish quarter of the city was located behind the Unirea store. Nearly 100,000 people lived there in the 1930s and attended some 80 synagogues in the capital at that time. The heart of the district was razed by Ceausescu. The remaining 4,000 souls try to keep their people's memory alive. The museum of the Jewish community (3, Str. M? mulari, open tlj from 9 am to 4 pm, except on Saturdays; paid entrance), installed in an old synagogue, recounts the tragedy experienced by the Jews of Romania. Nearby is the Coral Temple (Templul Coral, 9, Str. Sf. Vineri), a brick synagogue still in use and which can be visited on request.