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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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“free tasting” (6 reviews)
“gift shop” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:00
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Maia, Sao Miguel 9625, Portugal
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I really enjoyed my visit to the Plantações of Cha Gorreana! Its a beautiful place, where you can walk around the plantacoes, you can have this amazing tea for free, watch a movie about the history of the factory and production of tea in Azores...More

Thank musicanaalma
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We travelled from the south island area of Caloura looking for an easy walk through a Tea Plantation and found Cha Gorreana east if Ribieira Grande on the north shore of the Island of Sao Miguel. The Plantation was on a gorgeous piece of the...More

Thank Bob & Keri
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It's amazing to know how the oldest factory is producing the tea. You need a tour guide otherwise could be useless and boring. But don't miss it.

Thank Claudio B
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I'm glad I checked it out Cha Gorreana for a couple of reasons: 1. I'd never been to a tea plantation before and 2. I needed gifts to take home and the tea is perfect. Their manufacturing process is antiquated and labour intensive. Their orange...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

The goal it was to visit "Chá Gorreana" factory and to know it history and it birth. But by the end my mind was fixed only on the green tea and the icea cream green that I tasted!

Thank Pasca007
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We went to visit the Cha Gorreana Tea Plantation in Portugal on our cruise to europe. Because the Azores are basically made out of volcanic lava you would not think that it would be a good place to grow and harvest Tea. But history tells...More

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Free entrance and free tea. How much better can it get? It has a bit of an old feeling to it, but I think that also gives it a unique feeling. There are some machines that show how the tea is made, but I miss...More

Thank RubenWijnberg
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Who would have thought that they make great tea on the Azores, do visit Cha Gorreana, it is free and the make sure you try the tea! You will see the tea plantation from the outside, and you will walk through how they harvest and...More

Thank MrPhileasF
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I am not a tea drinker so I guess I couldn't fully appreciate the process. We were offered a couple of samples of the tea but no one in our group purchased anything. They offer liqueurs and jams and a few other island gifts but...More

Thank Travelingbeachchick
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide brought us to this place, wonderful scenery and great photo-op of the tea plantation. Inside (it's free) there is a display of many original and often still used machinery, very interesting to see! There is a little giftshop at the end where...More

Thank Uepka
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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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