Cuba Vinales and the Sierra de los Organos

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When's the best time to visit Vinales?

The high season for visitors is Dec - Apr when the weather is usually sunny, mostly dry and not too humid, though there can be cool days. Hurricane and tropical storms are possible Aug - Nov and this is when most rain falls. Rainfall and cloud, attracted by the mountains, is more frequent here than in the areas to the east.

For more detailed information visit our When To Go section.

What's the official language in Vinales?

Spanish.

How do I get local currency in Vinales?

For the latest currency information, please see our FAQs page for Cuba.

What's the time difference between Vinales and UK?

GMT -5 hours; usually there is daylight saving in the summer but it is a moveable feast.

What places combine well with Vinales?

Beach time on Cayo Levisa, a white sand beach-fringed island off the north coast with excellent diving and snorkelling.

How do I get to Vinales?

A journey by road from Havana to Pinar del Rio or Viñales (185 km) takes up to 2.5 hours.

What are the festivals, sport and cultural events in Vinales?

Carnival:  Viñales, March. 4 days in the middle of the month.
Beauty pageant: Viñales. Complete with parades and other festivities.

If you still have questions, please <a href="https://www.journeylatinamerica.com/contact-us/"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>contact us</strong></span></a> and one of our Travel Experts will be happy to help.

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