Cuba is currently a popular travel destination. Indeed, its exceptional cultural, historical and also natural heritage continues to propel this Caribbean country among the top of the list of the most popular tourist destinations. Moreover, this country attracts more and more tourists to its regions every year. If you are thinking of spending your next vacation on Cuban territory, you will be spoiled for choice when it comes to attractions to discover. Here are some of the most famous not to be missed during your stay in Cuba.
La Habana Vieja in the Cuban capital
The Cuban capital, Havana, is undoubtedly one of the cities you should not miss during your Cuba vacation. Indeed, it is home to many of the country's most famous tourist attractions. They are mainly focused around the richness of Cuban cultural and historical heritage. This is particularly the case of Habana Vieja which is the historic district of the city. If you go through the capital during your vacation, then this is a must. What is more, it is inscribed by UNESCO on the list of world heritage of humanity. You will then have the opportunity to walk through one of the real authentic alleys belonging to the history of Cuba.
The Partagas Cigar Factory
Among Cuban cultural treasures are the famous Cuban cigars for which the country is world famous. On both sides of the Cuban territory there are tobacco plantations as well as some cigar factories. During your visit to the Cuban capital, do not forget to take a tour of the Partagas Cigar Factory, which is the oldest tobacco factory in Havana. By visiting it, you will have the chance to discover the process of making these famous Cuban cigars. In addition, a shop is present in case you wish to purchase some as a holiday souvenir.
The small town of Trinidad
Trinidad is a destination of choice in Cuba to admire the richness of Cuban architectural heritage.Indeed, this small town is most famous for the impressive number of authentic colonial houses that are found there.In fact, it is one of the criteria of UNESCO to include this picturesque Cuban city on the list of the world heritage of humanity.Passing through Trinidad, the best way to admire its singular beauty is to walk its cobbled streets of time.Thus, you will have the opportunity to contemplate its remarkable colonial buildings which are very well preserved.Do not forget to do in the large plaza of Plaza Mayor where the colonial houses are concentrated.
The Viñales Valley
The Viñales Valley is one of the Cuban natural treasures that can be found in the province of Pinar del Río. It is an exceptional region of Cuba that will allow you to take pleasant walks in an exceptional natural environment. Indeed, this valley is famous for the spectacular karst formations that are found there. Moreover, UNESCO has inscribed this valley on the list of world heritage of humanity. But that's not all, since you can also find in this valley particularly fertile plains on which there are some tobacco plantations that you can also visit.
Not only Baconao is a park where there are several interesting attractions (aquarium, museum, botanical garden, etc.), but it is also one of the exceptional Cuban national parks for several endemic fauna and flora species that it shelters. Indeed, the Baconao National Park has been recognized by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve. If you pass by the big city of Santiago de Cuba during your vacation on Cuban territory, a small detour to this park is then a must. Especially since it is only about twenty kilometers from this city.
Varadero seaside resort
Since part of Cuba is bathed in the Caribbean Sea, it is also a quintessential beach destination.Indeed, if you want to enjoy a crystal clear sea bordering a paradisiacal beach of fine white sand, then make Varadero your next vacation destination.In addition, it is quite possible to disembark directly in this magnificent Cuban seaside resort since it has an international airport.You can also find several types of accommodation to accommodate you even for a luxury stay.During your stay in Varadero, you will have the opportunity to practice various water activities like on most Caribbean islands.Scuba diving enthusiasts can, for example, explore the Cuban seabed in the waters bordering this seaside resort.But, if you don't have a scuba license, you can very well indulge in snorkeling with just a mask, snorkel and fins on.