Discover Cuba Island
Welcome in Cuba
Cuba is a good compromise between beautiful beaches and colonial cities with historical sites, making it the most popular destination of Caribbean area for travelers who want an unforgettable cultural experience with a lot of sun and sand holiday.
Havana is the capital of Cuba, cultural, historical, and political center of Cuba, and the favorite destination for all travelers. Walking on the streets of Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage, you will discover The Plaza de Armas, a central gathering place for the city that offers a pleasant environment with shady benches and restaurants, cafes, and Colonial architecture. Visit the Palacio de los Capitanes or another attraction in Old Havana, the Cathedral, built in the XVIII century or the Plaza Vieja, or Palacio de Aldama.
In Old Havana there are numerous historical sites to discover. The Castillo del Morro, guarding the Bay of Havana that offers excellent views over Havana and the surroundings.
Cuban is a very specific spirit of life with live music wafts through the cobbled squares in old Havana, vintage cars and beautiful old Colonial buildings evoking a country frozen in the time.
All around the island are the beach destination at the heart of Cuban tourism. Near Havana you will find Varadero place, a long beach of 22km on the Peninsula de Hicacos. This is not a typical Cuban life, but travelers can do easily excursions from Havana to Varadero. Other famous resort area are Cayo Coco, beaches near Holguin, and Cayo Santa Maria near Santa Clara with splendid white sand beaches and turquoise waters.
Who want to see an another part of Cuba, must drive to the Valle of Vinales and the Parque Nacional Vinales in Pinar del Rio Province. This area is characterized by limestone hills and is a recognized UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The cities of Camaguey, Trinidad, or Santiago de Cuba are also unavoidable cities to visit.
If you prefer to explore Trinidad town an another UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will be back in the time. The beautifully restored buildings and cobblestone streets in the city center imbue colonial feel. Much of the architecture dates from the 17th century when Trinidad prospered from both the sugar and slave trades.Today, Trinidad is one of Cuba’s most popular tourist towns. Visit Plaza Mayor, the Church of the Holy Trinity or the Church and Monastery of Saint Francis , the Museum of Colonial Architecture, the Casa de Aldeman Ortiz, and the Palacio Brunet, a grand home, built in 1812 and still featuring original frescoes and marble floors.
Cuba with more than 3,000 kilometers of coastline, much of them rimmed by fantastic beaches, coral reefs, turquoise waters and sublime islands is the bigger island of Caribbean, with as well superb diving and fishing sites.
In all case Cuba will offer you what you are looking for with all it diversity, you will fall in love with Cuba for sure as all the visitors of the island
Festival de la Trova Longina
This is a music festival held in Santa Clara. It is named after a well known trova song composed in 1918 by popular Cuban musician Manuel Corona. Corona was born in the Villa Clara Province, of which Santa Clara is the capital. One of the events of the festival is a walk from Santa Clara to the town of Caibarién to honor the composer’s birthplace. Trova is a style of music that was very popular in Cuba and there are many very famous Cuban songs written in this style that are known around the world, and still very much loved and remembered today.