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Address: Zona Franca I | Casa de Campo, La Romana 809, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: +1 809-550-3000
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Tour the largest handmade cigar factory in the world! Tabacalera DE Garcia...

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.**

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This tour is great!

If you enjoy cigars you must visit this place. We learned the entire process to making a great cigar. They have a store at the end with pretty decent prices.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
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Trabuco Canyon, California

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

If you enjoy cigars you must visit this place. We learned the entire process to making a great cigar. They have a store at the end with pretty decent prices.

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RHODE ISLAND
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I booked a tour for a Tuesday when our ship was in port. We took a cab to the location and we were not allowed past the front gates by the guards. They told us it was only a distribution warehouse.

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1 Thank 4TH STOOGE
Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Great experience- factory was great, guide was sensational- thoroughly recommend- really good for an excursion.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Hopefully this message gets to Geudy A. Are your tours only first thing in the morning on Tuesday and Thursday? We are looking to visit this coming Friday morning/afternoon or Saturday afternoon. Please let me know. Thank you!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We took a tour through Cigar Country Tours and this factory was super cool. I've never been in any sort of factory, so maybe that was the appeal, but this was a neat and inexpensive adventure. Skip buying any cigars at the shop - they are cheaper in North America because of the tariff rules surrounding the Special Economic Zone... More 

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We have just returned from an incredible Tabecalera de Garcia facility tour and have a new appreciation for world class cigars! This is a must see. Our tour guide was amazing and was very knowledgable. We were walked through every step of the process and provided with a great deal of information. The staff were equally fascinated by the tourists.... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I tried to go from casa de campo which is right by the factory Was told they stopped giving tours and was sent to a tourist trap cigar store "By the airport" Luckily I got there before the massive tour bus. Got to see a dvd and a few displays and a small group making cigars Prices are more expensive... More 

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Geudy A V, Manager at Tabacalera de Garcia Factory Tour, responded to this review

Hello Sr. The tour to Tabacalera de Garcia is still available tuesdays and thursdays at 10:00 am with reservation 24 hrs prior. I think they gave you the wrong information. Our other cigar factory, Tabacalera La Matilde, is a small boutique operation but we are very proud of what we do. If you ever come back to visit, please let... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I loved this tour. We were lucky that our cruise ship stopped in La Romana on a Tuesday, because they only offer this behind the scene tour of the factory on Tuesday and Thursday. Made reservations online prior to the cruise and hired a taxi there at the pier to stay with us for the duration (about 3 hours total... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I booked the Exclusive Dominican Cigar Tour - Tabacalera de Garcia & La Flor Dominicana with Gray Line since I was staying in Punta Cana and needed transportation to La Romana. I was promptly picked up in an air conditioned van at my hotel. By the way, this is not so common in DR. Most tour operations use open air... More 

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Grove City, Ohio
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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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