La Aurora Cigar Factory, Santiago de los Caballeros

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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  • In past visits to the D.R. I visited what I was told was cigar factories only to be led to a local cigar selling store in the middle of town that sold bundles of cigars. (some rolled on the premises) ...  more »
  • So I am biased because I love cigars. Nevertheless, the tour of La Aurora Cigar Factory was not only interesting but it was inspiring. The level of thoroughness of the tour is beyond expectation; it l...  more »
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