Train museum in Santa Clara

Train museum in Santa Clara

The monument museum of the Armored Train in Santa Clara recalls the Battle led by Che Guevara in 1958 in this city. In this action took place the derailment of an armored train that transported numerous troops and armament of the government of Batista. The detention of this Train is a relevant fact in Cuban […]

Church of Carmen, symbol of Santa Clara’s identity

Church of Carmen, symbol of Santa Clara’s identity

When visiting Santa Clara we will have the opportunity to know its fantastic history. However, it is better see it by our own eyes. The Church of Carmen is one of those places that can tell us something of the past and the present of this place. A bit of history. According to Santa Clara […]

Parque Vidal, a park in Santa Clara’s center

Parque Vidal, a park in Santa Clara’s center

It is not hard to find it. It is located in the heart of the historical center of the city of Santa Clara. Many agree that Vidal Park is one of the main attractions for the visitor. Place chosen for numerous celebrations, public parades and other demonstrations. Currently this park is the cultural and social […]

Capiro, more than a Santa Clara hill

Capiro, more than a Santa Clara hill

Loma del Capiro in Santa Clara, shares its name with a mountain of South America also called Monte Capiro. It is located northeast of the city of Santa Clara. It is the smallest and most westerly of a set consisting of three natural elevations. This place has great geographical and historical value. Its slopes have […]

Colon Cemetery: A different tour

Colon Cemetery: A different tour

Without any doubt, we suggest you to visit the Colon Cemetery, in Vedado, Havana. We assure you this will be a different tour. This site, rather than being a place of eternal rest, has priceless artistic and architectural values. This funerary city covers 57 hectares and is divided by two wide intersected avenues forming a […]

El Nicho, Cienfuegos, a natural paradise for everyone

El Nicho, Cienfuegos, a natural paradise for everyone

A paradise. Thus, we could qualify El Nicho, in Cienfuegos, Cuba. This exceptional natural space is considered one of the most beautiful places in Cuba. Hidden between the mountains, it combines the green of the vegetation with the rivers, waterfalls and natural polls. It is a wonder of nature at the visitor’s disposal. It is […]

Attractive beach in Rancho Luna

Attractive beach in Rancho Luna

Cienfuegos, the City of the Sea, known also as the Pearl of South is a desired destination for lovers of diving. Its submarine bottoms are among the most attractive of the Island. Diving is one of the most developed tourist modalities in this region. The coast and some small beaches with exit to the Caribbean […]

Among dolphins in Cienfuegos

Among dolphins in Cienfuegos

Imagine the experience of swimming with dolphins in Cienfuegos, Cuba. Yes, it is possible. It is one of the services offered by the Cienfuegos Dolphinarium. This will be a unique opportunity to enjoy with the whole family. Not to worry, it is safe because those dolphins have been well trained. In addition, you and yours […]

Through Boulevard of Cienfuegos

Through Boulevard of Cienfuegos

Santa Clara, Havana and other cities of Cuba have their Boulevard, and Cienfuegos did not want to be left behind. Full of life and with varied commercial and cultural offerings, the Cienfuegos Boulevard is undoubtedly one of the most frequented sites in the city. It can even be said to be the busiest pedestrian route […]

Cienfuegos, Pearl of South, has its Coppelia

Cienfuegos, Pearl of South, has its Coppelia

There is no better place in Cienfuegos to refresh the palate than the Coppelia. Located in front of the central Paseo del Prado, it opens its doors every day from 10 AM until 10 PM. Place very visited by locals and tourists. Affordable prices, multiple offers on the menu. Currently renewed after a repair that […]

Cienfuegos rescue its Cathedral

Cienfuegos rescue its Cathedral

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pure Conception, in Cienfuegos, is one of the most emblematic buildings of this city. It is located in Santa Isabel and San Carlos streets, in front of the José Martí Park. Its two tall steeples stand out in the landscape, one higher than the other does, because the […]

A Casino turned into Cienfuegos Museum

A Casino turned into Cienfuegos Museum

Formerly Spanish Casino, today Provincial Museum of Cienfuegos. Located in front of Marti Park, at the corner of 54th and 27th streets. One of the bourgeois real estate that became a cultural institution. A neoclassical building with an interior courtyard, built in 1893 to host the Spanish Casino. The ground floor was used for casino […]

Tomas Terry: An artistic “coliseum” in Cienfuegos

Tomas Terry: An artistic “coliseum” in Cienfuegos

On your walk through Marti Park, do not miss visiting the Tomas Terry Theater. Located in front of this Park, at the corner of 56th Avenue and 27th Street. This is an almost unparalleled theater on our Island. Its design is of an Italian coliseum type, a horseshoe shaped room in which the public is […]

Marti Park, in the heart of Cienfuegos

Marti Park, in the heart of Cienfuegos

In the Historical Center of Cienfuegos, we find the Marti Park. Its construction ended in 1850 and it was used as old Arms Square (Plaza de Armas) and had several names. At the time of founding of the city of Cienfuegos, this area was the starting point for the first streets. For this and more […]

Ferrer Palace at Cienfuegos, a look from the top

Ferrer Palace at Cienfuegos, a look from the top

At the corner of 54th and 25th Streets, next to of Marti Park in Cienfuegos, we find this amazing mansion. It is almost impossible to accept that it is a construction of the late nineteenth century and not much older. However, it is true; the Ferrer Palace is a construction of the year 1892, remodeled […]

Palacio de Valle, symbolism and luxury of a museum

Palacio de Valle, symbolism and luxury of a museum

In the limits of the Paseo del Prado en Cienfuegos, in the zone of Punta Gorda, stands the Palacio de Valle. Symbol of the South Pearl. One of the most emblematic buildings in the region. This luxurious mansion reflects the eclecticism of Cienfuegos. It is a museum and a restaurant specialized in seafood. A bit […]

Cienfuegos: Walking on Paseo del Prado

Cienfuegos: Walking on Paseo del Prado

When saying Paseo del Prado, surely you will think about Havana. However, Cienfuegos also has its own. In fact, it is more extensive than the famous Paseo del Prado of Havana. It crosses the entire city, with about 2 kilometers of length, from the entrance to this city until the Malecon of Cienfuegos. It is […]

Cienfuegos: The beautiful City of Sea

Cienfuegos: The beautiful City of Sea

Elegant city of Cienfuegos. Formerly called Fernandina de Jagua because it is located near the bay of Jagua. It adopted the current name to pay homage to the person responsible for its foundation. Discovered in the fifteenth century by Admiral Christopher Columbus and founded as a villa by the French in 1819. A cosmopolitan and […]

Jagua Castle at Cienfuegos, fortress with history

Jagua Castle at Cienfuegos, fortress with history

The Fortress of Nuestra Señora de Jagua is a military fortification of the XVIII century, known as the Castle of Jagua. It imposes majestic in the landscape of the Bay of Cienfuegos. Nearby was the picturesque fishing village of El Perché, of French origin, very attractive for tourists. The fort was declared National Monument in […]

Cienfuegos: La Buena Pipa, an alternative Cafe

Cienfuegos: La Buena Pipa, an alternative Cafe

Walking through the streets of Cienfuegos, I find an unusual site. The name call my attention, “Café la Buena Pipa”. Every Cuban knows the famous “endless tale”. We say that it even has a very philosophical meaning, or is the name just that … a good name? Standing at the door I see a cozy […]

Library for all ages at Cienfuegos

Library for all ages at Cienfuegos

On your tour through Paseo del Prado in Cienfuegos, you will notice this majestic building of imposing facade, undisputed symbol of the splendor that this city had in its golden decades. Formerly the headquarters of the Lyceum of Cienfuegos, in 1976 it became the Provincial Library “Roberto García Valdés”. Since then it has a growing […]

Benny stayed in Cienfuegos

Benny stayed in Cienfuegos

As if he were another traveler in the city of Cienfuegos, we found this personage among the people. Cast in bronze, it seems to walk through the center of Paseo del Prado, the main alle of Perla del Sur. He is Benny Moré, born as Bartolome Maximiliano Moré back in 1919. He has the same […]

Soroa in Artemisa, Balcony of the West

Soroa in Artemisa, Balcony of the West

In the deepest part of the Sierra del Rosario emerges the paradisiacal beauty of Soroa, one of the most complete and promising destinations in western Cuba. The area owes its name to the Soroa Muñagorri family, a coffee-growing clan that in the 1950s began to extend its properties to become almost absolute owner of the […]

Viñales: Great Cavern of Santo Tomas

Viñales: Great Cavern of Santo Tomas

Located in the Sierra de Quemado, in the middle of the Viñales Valley, a gigantic stone labyrinth seduces domestic and foreign visitors: with more than 46 kilometers of galleries, the Great Cavern of Santo Tomás combines history and legend, chaos and balance, light and penumbra, to achieve an almost perfect harmony. Considered to be the […]

Pinar del Rio: Cuban cigar in El Hoyo de Monterrey

Pinar del Rio: Cuban cigar in El Hoyo de Monterrey

Do you want to know the origin of the outer layers of Cuban cigars? Its harvesters, the land in which they grow and the natural and industrial process they receive, are waiting for you in San Juan y Martínez, the tobacco mecca in the world, one of the biggest tourist attractions in Cuba. About 25 […]

Rumayor Cabaret: Cuban traditions come to life

Rumayor Cabaret: Cuban traditions come to life

On the outskirts of the city of Pinar del Río, just at kilometer 1 of the road that leads to the tourist town of Viñales, a singular Cabaret attracts the attention of hundreds of national and foreign visitors. The flagship of the Cuban West, Rumayor Cabaret, has been for decades an attractive cultural proposal for […]

Palenque de los Cimarrones in Viñales

Palenque de los Cimarrones in Viñales

To cross the 150 meters of the Cave of Jose Miguel, in the Valley of Viñales, allows the visitor to go back in time until arriving at the Cuba of the XVIII century and to enter in direct contact with the rich inheritance bequeathed to our culture by the called “black continent “. Created at […]

Monument Malagones, beauty and symbolism at Viñales

Monument Malagones, beauty and symbolism at Viñales

Between the karst skirts of the hills that form the Viñales National Park – cultural patrimony of the humanity – a unique community named “Moncada” is hidden. This community is located 18 kilometers from the tourist center of the populous Vueltabajo municipality. Despite its outstanding geography, houses of similar architecture and the hospitality of its […]

Cueva del Indio, trip to Cuban pre-Columbian history

Cueva del Indio, trip to Cuban pre-Columbian history

Located in one of the largest cave systems in the Caribbean, La Cueva del Indio, situated in the municipality of Viñales, arouses the interest of those who visit it due to the mysterious rock formation of its walls and the crystal clear underground waters of the San Vicente River. Placed about 5.5 kilometers north of […]

The Milanes Theater in Pinar del Rio city

The Milanes Theater in Pinar del Rio city

In the intermediation of José Martí and Cristóbal Colón streets, in the western province of Pinar del Río, stands a majestic building that is the ideal place to enjoy the dramatic art, dance and music in Vueltabajo. Recognized for its exceptional acoustics, Milanes Theater is one of the oldest in Cuba and Latin America. Founded […]

Che rests in his mausoleum

Che rests in his mausoleum

Do not visit the Mausoleum of Che, is almost not having visited the city of Santa Clara. No matter if you are a history lover or not. It is a visit that goes beyond personal ideologies. It is rather an encounter with the homage of a people to a mythical character, almost a legend. This […]

Restaurant in Camaguey “El Paso”: elegance and tradition

Restaurant in Camaguey “El Paso”: elegance and tradition

The gastronomic complex “El Paso” is located in a colonial house in the Plaza del Carmen, in the city of Camaguey. Since its founding, the site becomes widely accepted, especially by foreign visitors who extol the quality and variety of its offers. This was emphasized by the second American lady Jill Biden in recent visit […]

Santa Clara, ancient and beautiful

Santa Clara, ancient and beautiful

Antiquity and beauty, two features difficult to find at the same time in a city. But Santa Clara is not. It is one of those cities with a colonial past that defies time for its beauty. Santa Clara belongs to the municipality of the same name and is the capital of Villa Clara province. It […]

Canopy Vinales, live ecstasy from the heights

Canopy Vinales, live ecstasy from the heights

A new service attracts national and international tourists to visit Vinales Valley. That is the case of canopy, an international widespread practice that a few months ago delights visitors of these places. Also known as zip line, the canopy consists of a pulley suspended by wires mounted on a decline or incline, designed to encourage […]

Soroa Orchid Garden, Eden in Western of Cuba

Soroa Orchid Garden, Eden in Western of Cuba

In the depths of the Sierra del Rosario, at Soroa area, emerges a jewel of Artemisa geography: the Botanical Garden of Soroa Orchid Garden, which guards untold treasures of biological and landscape wealth of the region. The Garden was declared “National Heritage” in 1961. It is a scientific-production center of the University of Pinar del […]

Camaguey: Living Tradition

Camaguey: Living Tradition

Chroniclers told that when the first Spaniards arrived in Port au Prince, today Camagüey province, the chief Camaguebax went out to meet them with open arms. He treated them as brothers and arranged for them a strip of fertile land between two rivers. But the pilgrims did not understand the concept of friendship and gratitude […]

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