Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the remains of old French coffee plantations located in the East of the Island are irrefutable historical evidence of the progress and culture of a flourishing economic sector in the first half of the Cuban 19th century.
The most diverse fauna, with animals from different latitudes, can be appreciated in the province of Guantánamo, eastern Cuba, in one of the most unique natural areas of the Caribbean archipelago: the Piedras Zoo, a pleasant curiosity.
Unlike other Cuban cities, the fountains in Havana have an eminently ornamental mission, that is, to adorn parks and squares with their uniquely beautiful statues and jets. Made generally with materials resistant to atmospheric changes and harsh weather, it’s common to find them in metal or cast in concrete.
Coffee, that wonderful drink consumed in the world around 2,250 million cups every day, especially at breakfast, has a specialized facility in the magnificent Cuban resort of Varadero, where in addition to tasting the aromatic infusion you can discover its history and its production process, from sowing until it reaches the consumer's lips.
The eastern Cuban region treasures diverse traces of the aboriginal presence in these lands, centuries before the arrival of the Spanish, many of which are in the archaeological site of El Guafe, with appreciable historical, cultural and natural values.
In the westernmost portion of the island of Cuba, a territory privileged by nature and green par excellence, the town of Pinar del Río was born, which became a city by royal order on September 10, 1867 and known today as the Capital of Tobacco.
Seaside and Havana town of Cojimar, not too close to the capital city center, Cojímar stands out in the western Cuban geography for its memories and current attractions that, in short, are the same as always.
The monumental Gran Piedra (Great Stone), with well-deserved capital letters for a huge rock that distinguishes the Santiago de Cuba region, constitutes one of the island's relevant destinations for nature-loving travelers from all over the world.
BY YAHUMILA HIDALGO CERUTO, PHOTOS: DANY HERNÁNDEZ HERNÁNDEZ
La Guabina farm, in the western province of Pinar del Río, is renowned for its beautiful cuban pinto horses, but this place is much more than a place for breeding horses, it is also an excellent option for nature tourism, part of the Equine Genetic Farms of the Flora and Fauna Business Group.
The strength and charm of water, with so many benefits brought to mankind, is one of the many attractions for visitors to visit the Guayabo waterfall, one of the highest in Cuba and one of its main natural tourist destinations.
If one talks about curious places, there is one in the Cuban capital that grabs the attention of those who visit it, either deliberately or coming across it by chance: the Garden of Endearment or the Museum of Tarecos, as it is known by the local residents.
Old Havana is one of the most visited places by foreign and Cuban tourists for holding so much history that, although well-known to many, most regular visitors are happy to hear tales of previous centuries repeatedly because there may always be some new information.
The Cuban tourism industry advances in the implementation of Tourism + Hygiene and Safety (T + HS) program to preserve the health of workers and clients, informed the sector’s minister, Juan Carlos García Granda.