Havana is an unparalleled city rich in culture, history and tradition. It is proud of its preserved architectural heritage and colonial past. The famous Habana Vieja (Old Havana), where the city began more than five centuries ago, is one of the best preserved architectural designs in the Americas. Its historic urban center, cobblestone plazas, and surrounding fortifications were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. Today you’ll see a mix of structures...
The islands’ second largest urban center, Santiago de Cuba, is known for its fusion of cultures from Spain, Africa, France and West Indies.
Santiago de Cuba was the last of the seven original townships founded in Cuba by conquistador Diego Velazquez. It functioned as the country’s capital until 1550. Today, it is the capital of the Santiago de Cuba province.
Holguín was Christopher Columbus entrance into the New World. He believed that it was “the most beautiful country human eyes had ever seen”.
The city has a history of more than five centuries and some of the most picturesque scenes in Cuba.
Holguín is the capital of the Cuban Province Holguín. It was founded as San Isidoro de Holguín in 1545, and it is named after its founder Garcia de Holguín.
Known as the land that produces the world’s best tobacco, Pinar del Río offers a landscape of unusual and incomparable beauty, from the highest mountains to the sea floor.
This region is characterized by its valleys, mountains, caves, rivers, cliffs and fertile land. Due to all its natural spendor, Pinar del Río is known as Cuba’s Natural Cathedral.
Nicknamed the Pearl of the South after its magnificent bay, Cienfuegos is considered to be the architechtural jewel of the nineteenth century. Its historic center, declared a World Heritage Site, is a living example of the French imprint on many features if the culture and customs in Cienfuegos, particularly in its architecture, where arches, stained glass and ironwork prevail.
Since its birth, Matanzas has been known as “The Venice of Cuba” because of its many bridges and as “The Athens of Cuba” because of its many poets.
This province offers a wide range of architecture. It has museums and cultural institutions such as the Teatro Sauto and has a proximity to significant Cuban natural areas such as Cienaga de Zapata National Park, Caves of Bellamar.
What makes this city different is its unique combination of Spanish and Arabic architecture characterized by winding narrow streets and alleys.
Camagüey is the biggest province in the country, with more than 14 thousand square kilometers, its geography is characterize for extensive plain, which makes the province an ideal place to cultivate sugar cane, and shepherd a great number of cattle.