Opening hours

Monday - Friday 10 am - 6 pm
 (Last tour at 5 pm)
Saturday and Sunday10 am - 5 pm
 (Last tour at 4 pm)

Please note the following exceptions:

24th + 31th December

closed from 2 pm

29th October, 5. + 12. + 19. + 26. November

closed all day

25th + 26th December, 1st January

closed all day

Good Friday, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, Whit Monday, 1st August, 1st November, 26th December, 2nd Januarysee Sunday and Holidays

Chocolate production from Monday to Friday. Exception on bank holiday.
Daily viewing.

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360 degree view


Maestrani's Chocolarium

In the Maestrani chocolate factory
Toggenburgerstrasse 41
9230 Flawil in St. Gallen, Switzerland
+41 (0) 71 228 38 88

By car
  • Flawil is situated in beautiful eastern Switzerland between Wil and St. Gallen
  • Leave A1 at «Oberbüren» exit and then follow the signs to Flawil.
  • Go straight ahead at the roundabout near the entrance to the town.
  • Maestrani’s Chocolarium is located on the left at the entrance to the town.
  • Free parking spaces: 150 for cars, 2 disabled parking spaces, 2 charging bays for electric cars and 6 for buses.
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By train/post bus
  • From Zurich or St. Gallen to «Flawil» railway station
  • Post bus to «Maestrani» or «Botsberg» bus stop (10 min. walking distance) or
  • on foot on the Schoggiweg in 40 minutes via country lanes
Timetable Railaway offer SCHOGGIWEG (PDF)

Good to know

Whether it's for a club excursion, staff event or school trip, Maestrani’s Chocolarium is a chocolate factory that creates happiness. It offers far more than just a company tour, visitor centre or interactive museum for children.


  • WiFi 
  • Cloakroom with lockers
  • Suitable for wheelchairs and prams/pushchairs
  • Dogs not permitted
  • Discovery tour with Audio - App
For families
  • Schoggiweg from/to Flawil railway station (30-40 mins on foot)
  • Globi’s Schoggi experience: Find Globi everywhere
  • Nappy changing table
  • High chairs for children in the Schoggi-Café
  • Globi’s children's play corner in the Schoggi-Café
  • Picnic area close by
For groups
  • Schoggiweg from/to Flawil railway station (30-40 mins on foot)
  • Picnic area close by
  • Event room
  • Catering facilities
  • Railaway combined offer
For school classes
  • Schoggiweg from/to Flawil railway station (30-40 mins on foot)
  • Picnic area close by
  • Discovery tour with guide
  • Railaway combined offer

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