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Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana (Gorreana Tea Plantation)

#4 of 51 Sights & Landmarks in Sao Miguel Features Animals
Maia, Sao Miguel 9625, Portugal
+351 296 442 349
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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 10 September 2016

I have never been to a tea plantation. The terraced fields of tea were beautiful. The hydrangeas and other flowers and plants were beautiful. You can tour the plant and watch a movie about the history of tea in the Azores. There is a tea...More

Thank Donna7275
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We visited Chá Gorreana while we where touringthe area. It is free to visit and it is a nice place to spent an hour or so looking at a old factory still being used and the tea plantation.

Thank Edwin N
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Very simple but cosy for me with a beautiful smell of tea inside the factory. Interesting to see everything running. Very nice experience. Walk also at least across the road to see more tea bushes there.

Thank laylalae
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Gorreana tea factory is well worth a visit. I would certainly return here after my next visit to Furnas. They say this is the only place in Europe where tea is grown and, due to the exceptional climate, one of the few places in the...More

Thank Luigi C
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We have visited the plantations on Saturday morning and there were not many employees working and not any one who could explain the tea growing and production process in details. There is a small TV room where we could watch the video about the basics,...More

Thank Piomak64
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Beautiful part of island, nice easy walk in fields of tea. Good experience, how to get tea from plantation to your cup. And I never drink such a great green tea and black was very tasty too.

Thank fisa22
Reviewed 24 July 2016

From the outside, this does not seem like a very big attraction, but there is enough to see. There is no entrance fee. There is a tip box in the packaging room at the end should you wish to give something. We started with a...More

Thank HolidayForUs
Reviewed 19 July 2016

You get to see all the process of the tea making, you can visit the tea plantations, taste black and green tea, and buy some tea.

Thank Marla A
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We didn`t expect much of going to a tea plantation, but once we were there, we got more than we expected. It was very interesting to see the machines and the fields. It was also nice that we could sample tea for free and there...More

Thank charmjunio
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Called in on our way to norde este. It's not obvious when you get there but it's free to look around and you can have a free cup of tea. You only pay a tip. There is a video showing the history of the place....More

Thank CaseFamily
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Lynn O
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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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