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Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana (Gorreana Tea Plantation)

#4 of 50 Sights & Landmarks in Sao Miguel Features Animals
Maia, Sao Miguel 9625, Portugal
+351 296 442 349
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  • Average16%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:00
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Maia, Sao Miguel 9625, Portugal
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+351 296 442 349
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading about this one and only tea plantation in all of Europe, we had to go see this! Being an avid tea sipper, we learned so much about teas. Interesting to walk out in the fields and see how it's grown. They have a...More

1  Thank 2fortheroad2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a stop - the views are fantastic. The tea hills overlooking the ocean, rolling up and over the mountains, is worth seeing. The tea factory is a fun little pit stop. Allow about 15 minutes. Be sure to go upstairs where the tea leaves...More

Thank Camille S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here as was just passing by and was really glad I stopped in. It's only a small production facility and not a massive growing area but it's unique to the island, still going strong and produces nice tea. You can walk around the plantation...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Made a nice hike with my small kids (3,5 and 1), had a walk through the interesting factory and enjoyed some tea. The prices of the tea in the shop a great...

Thank Tobias B
Reviewed 21 May 2017

You can learn about the history of gorreana tea, you can drink tea for free and see the big plantations

Thank anacorreiaalves
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I’d recommend starting off your time at the plantation with watching the video as you arrive. We were there during the off season so it was a nice overview of the tea making process & we were able to see the machines working and production...More

1  Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 14 April 2017

As the only tea plantation in Europe, Gorreana is unique. What makes it truly exceptional to visit, in our opinion, is the old world feel of the operation, from the hand picking and sorting, to the beautiful manually operated machinery, to the final packaging. The...More

Thank Liisa W
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Nice to view old ways to prepare tea from the land to the pack through the old factory. Still done the old way with no additions. It is a place where you could smell and drink tea (for free) -much as you want. You could...More

Thank Quiet-Estoril
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We happened to visit on a Saturday and there didn't appear to be any tours available. We did walk through one of the tea plantations on our own but we couldn't find anyone that would help explain anything nor answer questions. A bit of a...More

Thank wanderlustger
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We were fortunate to have an excellent guide who walked us through the works of the factory. It was kind of like stepping back in time ... and really cool to see all the older equipment that was still being used. The views while you...More

Thank Angela C
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Lynn O
What days and hours are you open? Are you open today, Nov1?
1 November 2016|
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Response from Kait_De | Reviewed this property |
According to their website, they are open: Monday to Friday 8:00 - 19:00 Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 - 19:00 I don't know if they are open today. It is a National Holiday. Perhaps you could call them (+351) 296... More
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