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 »

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