La Aurora Cigar Factory, Santiago de los Caballeros

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Track the history of the famous hand-rolled cigars at La Aurora Cigar Factory. Established in 1903 by Eduardo Leon Jimenes, La Aurora has gone on to become a globally recognised brand with many awards to its name. Witness the fine craft of hand-rolling in the Dominican Republic’s oldest cigar factory. A factory tour teaches you about the history of the brand, and gives you a glimpse into the complex process of growing, curing, fermenting, and of course hand -olling the cigars. If you want to learn the process, reserve your spot in an intensive hand -olling course at the onsite La Aurora Cigar Institute. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Santiago de los Caballeros trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • I visited Aurora in 2013 then again in 2019. The city of Santiago de los Caballeros itself is amazing and off the beaten track, such beautiful and friendly people and a wonderful culture. As a...  more »
  • On February 20, 2020 we booked a cigar tour through Cigar Country Tours to the La Aurora cigar factory. Eugene Polanco was our guide he did a fantastic job. His wealth of knowledge, passion and...  more »
  • This is my 3rd time at the La Aurora Cigar Factory and on all three occasions, Eugenio has made me feel welcomed and has provided excellent and exceptional customer service. Eugenio Polanco is the...  more »

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