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La Aurora Cigar Factory

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La Aurora Cigar factory is a global tour around a Premium cigar factory, from seed to packaging. Our visitors obtained in less than an hour a complete view of the intricate process of making a cigar and about the history of La Aurora, the original...more
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Tamboril Free Zone | Santigo Tamboril Road, Santiago de los Caballeros 51000, Dominican Republic
+1 809-734-2563
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely must when you are in Dominicana! Nice guide and great family vibes there! ❤️ You can see all factory.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Žaneta M
LaAuroraCW, Community Manager at La Aurora Cigar Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello. Many thanks. We celebrate that you liked the visit and the factory. Come back soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eugene was an amazing guide. Loved seeing the process from planting of the tobacco to completion of the cigar. Store staff was friendly and prices were excellent.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 921dawnw
LaAuroraCW, Community Manager at La Aurora Cigar Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello. We are delighted that you have enjoyed the experience. We put all our effort so that those who visit us understand what the tobacco processes consist of. Thank you very much

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lets start by saying we showed up late for the tour. But eugene was such a gentleman to us, and took his time explaining all of the processes that go into making a cigar. I would recommend this tour to anyone that enjoys cigars.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert B
LaAuroraCW, Community Manager at La Aurora Cigar Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi. Thank you very much. We are pleased to know that you liked the visit to our factory.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked the La Aurora Tour for my boyfriend who was celebrating a milestone birthday and who also happens to be an avid cigar lover. Eugene, our tour guide, did not disappoint! He was extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic, endearing, and quite entertaining. He even educated my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Angela B
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

My adult son and I made the trip out from Sto. Domingo. Our guide was Eugenio. Here is a man who loves his work! This was a highly informative and entertaining tour. Everyone we met, from workers rolling cigars to the owner, was extremely welcoming...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

It's a very short tour (about a hour) but it explains how they make cigars with enough depth to make it interesting and light enough to keep it from being boring. Our guide (Eugene - Eugenio) was very funny and knows his stuff. Nice gift...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Excellent for those interested in the fascinating world of cigars, even if you don't smoke. Mr. Eugenio gave us a wonderful and entertained guided tour through the factory, while showing us some highlights of cigar history and business. Excellent!!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited La Aurora on September 10, 2018. My girlfriend doesn’t smoke cigars but she loves the smell and atmosphere. When we arrived Eugene met us out front of the factory. He was immediately friendly and welcoming. He took us inside and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We went today to the aurora Factory and made a tour. It was very good. It is free of charge, you just type it into google maps (the area is called tamboril) you can find two places in Santiago. Me and my gf went and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

I don’t smoke cigars. I was interested in the history of the cigar factory and I thought I was going to be bored out of my mind! I was so wrong! This is a great tour and even if you don’t smoke cigars, you will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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July 22, 2018|
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Response from LaAuroraCW | Property representative |
Hello. La Aurora factory tour runs from Monday to Friday from 8:30 am starting the first tour and the last one leaves at 1:30 pm. The tour is totally free and you must make a reservation to the next number (809) 734-2563 or... More
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March 19, 2018|
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Response from JtravelNYC | Reviewed this property |
Uber is insanely cheap and safe out there. That’s an option.
October 15, 2017|
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Not that I know off.
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Where to withdraw money close to Caribe tours station? (1 Replies)
Hello, Coming from Haiti, where is the safest / best rate to withdraw local currency from an ATM close to Caribe tours station? I realize I will need to do this in Santiago as I will need to get a connection from Santiago to PP and I'd like to spend couple hours in Santiago to see the "Monumento a los Heroes de la Restauracion" and "La Aurora Cigar Factory". Thanks
August 22, 2018|
Response fromOohOoh|
Hi, there are 2 Caribe tour locations in Santiago. One in the center of the city and the other in Las Americas. I am more familiar with the one in Las Americas...there are many banks in the same vicinity, Banco Popular, BHD, Banco Pregresso. I am sure the same will be the case in the other location. It is safe in both areas, if its day time.
Uber in Santiago? Caribe Tours Los Jardines > Cigar Factory? (1 Replies)
I will be arriving by Caribe tours and the recommendation from TA is to get off on "Caribe Tours Los Jardines". I basically only want to see 2 places in Santiago. Monumento a los Heroes de la Restauracion La Aurora Cigar Factory The Monumento is close to the bus station but the Cigar Factory is far. How can I get there without having a rental car? Can I take an Uber or bus or anything of that nature? If it is not doable, I'll just skip it. Thanks
August 22, 2018|
Response fromWayne D|
Cabs within the city are cheap, that's your best bet if there are no rides available on your Uber app.