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Tabacalera de Garcia Factory Tour

Zona Franca I | Casa de Campo, La Romana 809, Dominican Republic
809-556-2127
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Ranked #6 of 19 activities in La Romana
Type: Factory Tours
Owner description: Tour the largest handmade cigar factory in the world! Tabacalera DE Garcia Casa de Campo - La Romana, Dominican Republic. Makers of the Finest... more » Owner description: Tour the largest handmade cigar factory in the world! Tabacalera DE Garcia Casa de Campo - La Romana, Dominican Republic. Makers of the Finest Dominican Cigars:Montecristo, Romeo y Julieta, H. Upmann, Don Diego, Santa Damiana, VegaFina, and Onyx amongst others. Come visit the largest hand-made cigar factory in the world, employing more than 4,000 people. Here you will see the proud handwork of the cigar industry’s most experienced craftsmen and women. Their Cigar Shop carries the best selection and prices of premium Dominican cigars.**Cigar Factory Tours, available by appointment only, are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2PM.** « less
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Grove City, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I booked this on the Garcia website (Romeo & Julietta cigars) This was facisnating. The personal care that is given to each cigar made here is amazing. If you ever wanted to see how a cigar comes to market, take this tour. The cigar store nearby is also chock full of the best cigars in the world. This is the... More

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Clayton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I thought I knew what went into cigar making holy cow, this tour sure changed my mind!! This tour is different from the the LaFlor Dominica Cigar tour because it only allows a few people on Tuesdays and Thursdays to visit the Tabacalera de Garcia cigar factory. Our guide was very knowledgeable about all the phases of the factory and... More

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Northbrook, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

While recently staying in Punta Cana, I decided to follow a friend's advice and visit the largest hand-made cigar factory in the world. Am I a cigar smoker? Not at all. Did that turn out to matter? Nope. In fact, it was simply a compelling tour of a big factory, and that was enough for me. What made it special... More

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Morton, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We stayed at the Excellence resort in the Uvero Alto area of Punta Cana. I really wanted to see this factory since we decided to go to Punta Cana. The biggest problem I had was finding information on how to get there. In the last 6 months they have come a long way to help the tourists get there. They... More

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Vine Grove, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

To tour the factory, you need to make reservations at least 24 hours in advance. The tour is one of the best experiences to view the largest cigar factory in the world. We met with Jasmine at the La Flor Dominicana Cigar Factory in La Estancia and headed over for the tour at the factory. A once in a lifetime... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Jose Seijas, the GM and master cigar maker, of Tabacalera Garcia, has left the company, to start his own boutique cigar company. In trying to visit Tabacalera Garcia, the guards at the plant looked at us like we were delusional. Apparently, Jose Siejas ran the tour aspects, and now that he is gone, there is very limited access to visit... More

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

If you wanna know the history of Dominican Tobbaco, you must go there, the taste, the fabric are very exciting to know and lern.

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La Romana, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Everything you always wanted to know about cigars. Amazing !!!! Una experiencia inolvidable ! Alles wat je wilde weten over hand rolled sigaren. Zeker doen. Unglaublich wass mann ueber zigarren zuwissen bekommt. Meilleur jour de la vacance pour un amateur de cigars Emile Vivaldi Cigar Lounge Punta Cana DR

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Ellisburg
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Getting to it is not easy to say the least. But once you do the tour is first class. My wife and I were able to arrive earlier than the bus tours and were provided with a personal 1 hr tour by Jasmine. Her father has worked at Garcia for 30 some odd years. Garcia is owned by the huge... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Although I stopped smoking cigars years ago, I knew that most of those I smoked came from the Dominican Republic. Little did I know that they almost all came from this factory. We were vacationing at the Iberostar Dominicus and, on a rare, rainy afternoon, we decided to go shopping in La Romana. We had heard that there was also... More

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