Places to visit in Cuba

Discover our guide to the most exciting, memorable and inspiring places to visit.

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Baracoa

Off the beaten track is the historical town of Baracoa, nestled among lush tropical countryside, sheltered white-sand coves and verdant plantations.

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Camagüey

The attractive cultural city of Camagüey boasts a Spanish colonial core, the national theatre in a picturesque plaza, and a highly respected ballet company.

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Caribbean cayes and coast

The powdery white sands and inviting turquoise waters of Cuba’s exquisite beaches are ideal for swimming, water sports or simply unwinding on a sun lounger.

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Cienfuegos

Cienfuegos, Santa Clara and Bay of Pigs

Discover the attractive maritime city of Cienfuegos, and the revolutionary history of nearby Santa Clara and the Bay of Pigs.

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Havana

Havana

Havana possesses a unique kind of romantic charm, with its crumbling colonial architecture, flashy vintage cars and deluge of cultural festivals.

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Las Terrazas

Las Terrazas

This UNESCO biosphere reserve bursts with tropical flora and fauna, hidden lakes, gurgling streams and winding footpaths.

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Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba

A vibrant tradition of music and dance lies at the heart of Santiago de Cuba.

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Sierra Maestra and the southeast

Explore the wilderness mountains of eastern Cuba's Sierra Maestra and the untouched, low key coastline around Gibara and the pretty beach at Guadalavaca. Book with Journey Latin America.

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Trinidad

Trinidad and the Escambray Mountains

The graceful city of Trinidad is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which boasts incredible baroque works of art and a sensational music scene.

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Vinales

Vinales and the Sierra de los Organos

The fertile tobacco plantations, misty pine forests and sheer limestone outcrops of Viñales are like something straight out of a fairy-tale.

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