The attractive cultural city of Camagüey boasts a Spanish colonial core, the national theatre in a picturesque plaza, and a highly respected ballet company.
The attractive colonial city of Camagüey, historically significant with revolutionary fervour running through its veins, is also renowned for its cultural life, with a highly respected ballet company. The beautiful Spanish core (a UNESCO World Heritage Site and currently being restored) sits in a labyrinth of serpentine streets so built to confuse attackers. There is an 18th century cathedral with an unusual Moorish roof and a cloistered hospital transformed into a hotel. Picturesque Plaza San Juan is graced by the national theatre and paved with original cobbles.
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The weather in Camagüey is wide and varied
The attractive city of Camagüey is known for its vibrant cultural life. Wander its labyrinthine cobbled streets to discover a Spanish colonial core, the national theatre in a picturesque plaza, and a highly respected ballet company. The city is hot all year round, with temperatures in the high 20°Cs, with two distinct seasons. Dec - May is sunnier and less humid, while Jun - Nov tends to be rainier with somewhat stuffy humidity levels.View our Camagüey weather guide
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