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Dominican Tastes is an
exciting and cultural excursion to get to
know the exciting life of the Dominican
people and to delight their famous rums, to
taste the aroma of their precious tobaccos
and to savor the product of their delicious
cacao, as well as to know the emblematic
city of the Artists, Altos de Chavon. "
Dominican Tastes is a beautiful tour of Colonial Tour and Travel of half a day from La Romana or full day from Punta Cana, created exclusively to be able to enjoy the true typical Dominican flavors. Leaving from the reception of all the hotels in La Romana and Punta Cana in comfortable and modern buses, we will go directly to Tabacalera La Matilde, the largest handmade cigar boutique in Latin America, we will visit the Cigar and Cigar Museum Country Megastore, the largest cigar store in the Caribbean, located in La Romana.
We will learn the process and elaboration of the famous Dominican tobacco and how the best cigars in the world are born. We will be warmly welcomed and accompanied on an exciting tour of the cigar universe. It is a guided tour of high interest and cultural level, which explains all the processes and techniques of traditional production of handmade cigars, from the planting of tobacco in the field to the packaging of the finished cigar, teaching the proud work Of the most experienced fans and the tools with which these artisans work, we will be accompanied by multilingual guides who teach live how the world's most famous cigars are born in a totally handmade way.
Cigar Aficionado magazine defines La Tabacalera La Matilde as "the most creative cigar manufacturer in the industry, constantly producing the most acclaimed brands in the market." A trained staff assures the clients the necessary attention to choose the best cigar for their personal consumption or gifts. In addition to the cigars of La Matilde, you can find the other most famous brands in the world, such as Montecristo, Romeo and Julieta, Seijas Signature, Vega Fina.
We will continue on our bus to Altos de Chavon, a romantic old Mediterranean-style city built on a high above the Chavon River in the Dominican Republic. It is home to a Cultural Center, the National Archaeological Museum. Built in the 70's is also known as The City of Artists and in whose amphitheater have been great figures of the world of show and music like Frank Sinatra, Carlos Santana, Duran Duran, Sting, Placido Domingo, Elton John.
Altos de Chavon has the famous School of Design, a center of studies of global impact, pioneer in the teaching of art and design in the Dominican Republic and founded in 1983.
In Altos de Chavon we will visit the Chocolate Museum and discover many secrets of how cocoa is used, visit the Church of San Estanislao and a spectacular view of the Chavon River.
From Punta Cana, this excursion includes lunch in a beautiful restaurant of Creole food. Lunch is not included from Lar Romana, Bayahibe or Dominicus
We will continue towards the historical center of the city of San Pedro de Macoris, we will visit the famous factory of Ron Barcelo, founded in 1930 and is currently one of the most prestigious brands in the country and around the world. We will discover the rum history from the beginning of an industry and a brand that today are an inseparable part of the Dominican culture. A tasting of Ron Barcelo's product line accompanied by a small snack will be the perfect end to this pleasant experience.
It is an unforgettable experience to know the elaboration of this renowned international drink from the extraction of sugar cane, distillation, aging and bottling, we will visit a museum where we will explain everything about the old methods and taste the rum accompanied by an expert .
Colonial Tour and Travel
Transportation in comfortable air conditioned buses from and to Punta Cana-Bavaro, Bayahibe-La Romana
Entrance and guided tour Tabacalera La Matilde.
Entrance Altos de Chavon and guided tour Choco Museum
From Punta Cana includes a delicious lunch in a restaurant of Creole food. Travelers from La Romana do not have lunch included.
Entrance and Guided Tour Fabrica de Ron Barcelo in San Pedro de Macoris.
Accompanying an expert guide
Duration of the Excursion
7 Hours from Punta Cana
5 Hours from Bayahibe-La Romana
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