Hansel and Gretel may have made you suspicious of cottages built out of sweet treats, but it’s time to put the German fairytale PTSD behind you. French master chocolate sculptor Jean-Luc Decluzeau (who definitely isn’t a wicked witch trying to cook you for supper) built the Chocolate Cottage, a chalet-like accommodation built entirely of chocolate — walls, roof, wardrobe, clock, mugs, books, etc — and you can sleep in it.
Located in Sèvres, just 30 minutes from Paris, it took 1.5 tonnes of chocolate to complete, which makes sense, considering that there’s even a small chocolate lake right outside the front door.
If you want to spend the night in the world’s only chocolate house, Booking.com is offering an exclusive stay in the cottage, along with a workshop with Decluzeau, who will teach you how to make your own mini-chocolate chalet as a souvenir.
Booking dates are extremely limited, however. The Chocolate Cottage can only be booked on September 26th, for the night of October 6th. And in a potentially devastating dealbreaker, guests are warned that they “must not damage (or eat) the accommodation.”