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Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana (Gorreana Tea Plantation)

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Maia, Sao Miguel 9625, Portugal
+351 296 442 349
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Maia, Sao Miguel 9625, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only tee factory and plantation in Europe. Free visit throughout the old authentic factory still in used since 1883. The self-do  visit stars by walking around to see the machines still in operation, finishing by free tasting of two kinds of tea. As part...More

Thank duhoz
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

While the concept is good, being a unique tea farm in this part of the world, the owners have obviously cut back on the event and made it all self-serve, other than the gift shop. There is a video room with several films in different...More

1  Thank occdocbill
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Loved seeing how tea is produced and looking at the beautiful plantation. Pictures that I took all over the island showed the picturesque landscape but the ones of the tea plantation were some of my favorites.

Thank Maura4263
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Where these days could you walk around a factory, watch an interesting process and walk freely through the plantations all for free!? Well here it is - Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana! We called in on route to Nordeste, pre booking not required. I thought watching...More

1  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The plantation is a very good place to visit if you are passing by - it is very close to the main road from Ponta Delgada to the northeast of the island, there is also free entrance and no parking fee. The trail through the...More

Thank wrudo
Reviewed 26 September 2017

EVERYONE enjoys a cuppa.....and here there was one with a difference....it was home grown! In the main building....which was free to enter... there is a short video on in one room showing the tea processes...and some history of this place in the Azores....which would not...More

Thank HERMOSAMARIPOSA1
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

An opportunity not to be missed. The plantation and factory offer an excellent chance to visit Europes only tea plantation. What a great and free experience. The factory/plantation provides free tea as well. A very nice touch indeed. The souvenirs and gifts are sensibly priced...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We had a stop here during our Tour here, while the property is lovely and tea is great, other than watching a video of the process, snapping a pic of the fields, standing in a confused line to buy the tea, I was not overly...More

Thank Barills
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is the only tea plantation in the Azores, going back to sometime in the 1800s. And it must also be the most western European tea plantation. It remains an operational tea plantation, with acres of tea plants grown in waist-high hedges covering the hills...More

1  Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is such a lovely place. There are no entrance fees, guests are offered free self-service tea, can walk around freely and watch a short film on the whole process of making tea from a plant to a bag. The view is terrific, there's a...More

2  Thank LillyTheTraveller
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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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