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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
+351 296 442 349
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit if you are on the way to or from somewhere else. The tea is free so help yourself in the museum or cafe. They sell pastries and other bits too as well a packets of their various tea, although you can buy...More

Thank cmchilds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Again, for someone that the only thing he knew about tea was to drink it, this is a truly learning experience. In addition to learn about the production process you will have the chance to try the different teas for free. Make sure you take...More

Thank TomFarhias
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The oldest factory still producing on the island. You can walk around freely through the factory and see all the processes of making black and green tea - if you like photography you will love the old iron machinery - you get to taste all...More

Thank Arco Iris a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little factory, which operates whilst you walk through. Fascinating to see the leaf harvest, the drying trays, the old (English made) machinery, and the women hand selecting the ready made around the table. Beautiful scenery of the tea plantations with the ocean in the...More

Thank Andras49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the tea plantation on a beautiful day and tackled the 3.5km trail that goes around the edge of the plantation first. The views from the highest point were stunning looking out over the beautiful tiered tea bushes out to the ocean. The tea...More

Thank maureen1_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely grounds and area of the factory. It's a small working factory. Very informative and delicious tasting of their teas. They have a gift shop with all their teas, local items, and delicious pastries. I purchased a few small turnovers with fish and sausage which...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of only two tea plantations in Europe. Received very interesting facts about how to produce tea.and the secrets of tea.

Thank Thyrus2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although brought here as a party of 30, we were pleasantly surprised to see tea here, always associated with warmer climes. Rather old machinery for the process, and health and safety do not seem to exist as we know it when it comes to the...More

Thank keith47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're a tea lover, Gorreana is a must for your visit to Sao Miguel. It's a working tea plantation, and free to visit. You can tour the main building and see the different stages of the tea process. We learned quite a bit on...More

Thank 3yoders
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a really nice little place, the only tea plantation in Europe. Very informative even just by watching the video and looking around yourself, wish i could bottle the smell from the oxidizing room, even a free cup of tea!

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Lynn O
1 November 2016|
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