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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 31 August 2017

I went to the Chá Gorreana tea plantation. Very interesting. It was cool to learn about the process of picking and prepping tea. If you go, try the green tea gelato! It was awesome!

Thank DaydriaG
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit to the island and I made sure I came back to Gorreana. I am increasing my rating of the attraction to excellent. I came with a guide this time and skipped the video altogether. I still recommend you start by...More

1  Thank Luigi C
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I visited the plantation in August...despite being the peak season our visit went smoothly...no crowds, no fuss... It is an honest display with courtesy tea. The ice cream ...tea flavoured ..is great!

Thank portuguesecooking
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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 7 August 2017 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 6 August 2017 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 3 August 2017

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 31 July 2017

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 27 July 2017

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

1  Thank Janice B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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

Thank Thyrus2
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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