Renowned for fabulous beaches, warm weather, and tranquil lifestyle, Cuba is one of those places you have to see in this life. The country has been through a lot in recent history, and it has many exciting stories to tell. But if you plan to make a trip around Cuba, you will notice that there are so many exciting places that it is tough to choose where to go. For that, we listed some of the five must-see places in Cuba to make your trip more relaxed and more enjoyable.
We will start with the capital city. Havana is by itself a gem of this country, and it requires some days to explore fully. The city is considered one of the best summer destinations in the world. The town is famous for its old colonial architecture, colorful buildings and is full of vintage cars that are still used by the locals. As a fun fact, you will notice that there is not many import cars or internationals cars roaming on the streets.
In Havana, you should visit the Museum of Revolution. This place is located right in the heart of the city, and it is the home of one of the most significant historical collections in the world. Here you will discover the story of the revolution and how it shaped the country we see today.
The second-largest city after Havana, Trinidad, is one of the best places to visit if you want to see the Cuban culture in its purest form. The town is famous for its relaxed atmosphere that transforms into a full-blown carnival during the night. The personality of this city is fantastic, and it should be on your list.
As bonus points, here you will find some of the best traditional food restaurants. Cuban cuisine, even though it is not very famous worldwide, it is one of the best in the whole Latin world.
Named by the locals “pearl of the South,” this area has a unique atmosphere because the French, unlike many other parts of the island, founded the city. The small and tranquil area is perfect if you want to discover the Cuban culture in depth.
Here you can have the best French wine while sitting on the edge of the sea. This place combines Spanish and French culture in the most beautiful way. Many old mansions are now transformed into hotels where you will be able to feel like true royalty.
This small fertile area is renowned in the world of tobacco and fine cigars for being the best places for tobacco fields. The locals have used this area for hundreds of years to cultivate and refine cigars, and you will have the unique chance to see them in action.
Seeing this process is truly a unique experience, given the fact that Cuba is renowned for its premium cigars like Partagas Lustitanias and many other staple names. Also, you will be able to find accommodation among the locals, tasting the true Cuban rural lifestyle.
Being in one of the warmest and most pleasant climates in the world, Cuba is automatically an excellent place for sunbathing and taking a dip in the ocean. Perfect for an inexpensive luxury escape, this area offers some of the most beautiful beaches in the whole world.
The area is also famous among scuba divers thanks to its amazing underwater cavern systems. This unique trait attracts some of the best scuba divers, and you will also be able to see them in real life. The famous coconut water on the beach is a constant here, and you will recharge your batteries in no time.
My name is Dan, and I have written this article to share my love and passion for Cuba. I hope that you found it useful and that I have convinced you to visit this beautiful country. My story with Cuba started long ago when I fell in love with its fantastic cigars and decided to start my own business in this field. Hope to see you soon and enjoy your experience!