The Havana Reporter. Your news source in Cuba
The Havana Reporter. Your news source in Cuba
The National Basilica-Sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de la Caridad (Our Lady of Charity) del Cobre, in the province of Santiago de Cuba, is a special place for both religious pilgrims and tourists from all over the world, interested in knowing the traditions and the history of the site.
Evocative images of the many iconic classic cars that cruise the streets of Havana are something almost every visitor wants to capture on camera and later share at home to show and recall their unforgettable visual impact.
Just over twenty five years ago, Havana’s Grand Metropolitan Park (GPMH in Spanish) reclaimed its place as the city’s principal source of oxygen for densely populated and sparsely vegetated municipalities.
Dedicated to horse breeding and other activities; the Guabina Farm is an attractive destination for those who enjoy adventure, nature and agritourism recreational activities.
Trinidad de Cuba always beckons visitors to return. This is a truth corroborated by hundreds of thousands of visitors who return to the city from all over the world, which from a conservational perspective, represents one of the finest examples of the colonial architecture which is also one of its primary attractions.
The development of tourism in Cuba attracts people interested in the monumental works seen in many of its cemeteries, which they can now visit thanks to guided tours that unveil the secrets of their graveyards.
Known as both Saint Peter of the Rock Castle and Morro Castle, this military fortress in Santiago de Cuba was granted World Heritage Site status in 1998.
Known as La Perla del Sur (The Pearl of the South), Cienfuegos is a city located in centralsouthern Cuba and is the capital of the province with the same name. It is connected to the Caribbean Sea through a narrow waterway that provides access to the city founded on April 22, 1819 by French settlers led by Luis De Clouet.
Remedios, a small town in the central Cuban province of Villa Clara, is attracting an increasing number of tourists, drawn by its culture, traditions and colonial charm.
Varadero’s shield paints a true picture, combining concentric circles representing aborigines, a Spanish fortress symbolizing colonial rule and a linear representation of the ten families from the local Cardenas area who first established the villa.
The praises sang by visitors from around the world for heavenly geographical Cuban gems like Cayo Coco, are enthusiastically endorsed by industry professionals involved with the island as a tourist destination.
Topes de Collantes is a nature reserve park almost 800 meters above sea level, featuring rich flora and fauna privileged by the peculiar climatological conditions of that magical place in the central Cuban province of Sancti Spíritus, most specifically near the former Villa de la Santísima Trinidad.
Situated amidst the Sierra de los Órganos in the western Cuban province of Pinar del Rio, Viñales Valley is a totally natural and colorful place where strong popular traditions thrive alongside the brilliantly green and distinctive mogote mountain landscape.
Around the world there are many who take advantage of their holidays and weekend recreation time to go diving. Cuba is no stranger to this pastime and there is increasing interest and options for tourists in the activity.
Having been established more than 50 years ago, the greenery, foliage and nature rich eco-tourist facility of Guamá, can be found at the heart of a magical multicolored lagoon.
Located in the heart of the Cuchillas del Toa Biosphere Reserve, the Alejandro de Humboldt National Park constitutes one of the most attractive choices for eco-tourists in eastern Cuba.
The swimming pool demonstrations made by members of the community-based elderly project “Accumulated Youth” constituted one of the most attractive moments of the 13th International Congress on Longevity recently held here.
The happiness and enjoyment of children and adults alike is extraordinary: expressions of admiration, sighs, and even a tender hand held out to the African species enjoying the tropical Caribbean climate are commonplace in Cuba’s National Zoo, a setting that boasts an area of more than 40 hectares of manmade African grassland.
The San Francisco de Asís Plaza, one of the most important squares in the old district of Havana, is close to the port and to a convent bearing the same name.
From a small elevation in the region of Buenavista, Remedios, in North-Central Cuba, you can enjoy the beautiful outlook onto one of the most special valleys of the largest island of the Antilles, boasting thousands of royal palms; by law, the national tree of Cuba.
A pack of bears have taken over San Francisco de Asis Plaza in Havana, each one painted by an artist from the country they represent; just like Siboney, a purebred Cuban forest creature with whom domestic and foreign visitors have their souvenir photo taken.
The Pan-American Dog Show held recently at Havana’s Monte Barreto Eco-friendly Park provided a unique opportunity for the exhibition of diverse breeds of dogs, allowing Cuban families to socialize and share their knowledge about animal care and exchange tips on how best to look after them.