TOURISM

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Varadero

Outdoor sports

Varadero beaches

Varadero represents an ideal place for the practice of different water sports such as diving, fishing and yatching, as well as a natural environment recommended for parachuting.

Dolphinarium

Punta Hicacos Natural Park

Visit the Punta Hicacos Natural Park Dolphinarium and take the opportunity to swim with dolphins. Located on the outskirts of the city, this Dolphinarium is an excellent option for family fun, as it will be especially enjoyed by the youngest of the house.

Josone Park

City of Varadero

Located within the urban core of Varadero, this park is a natural oasis where many species live like coconut trees, macaws and geese. It has a beautiful artificial lake, a public pool with little influx of people, extensive gardens and a restaurant area.

Ambrosio Cave

Matanzas Area

Legendary cavern with amazing cave paintings made presumably by aborigines that settled in this area of Matanzas during the pre-Columbian period.

The Muslims

Varahicacos Reservation

This particular area has a great diversity of plants (more than 100 species), which at some time served as a pharmacy for the aborigines. You can also find the famous caves which served as a perfect hiding place, in the nineteenth century, to the Cuban smugglers, nicknamed 'The Muslims'.

La Habana

Castillo de la Real Fuerza

Plaza de Armas

This castle, along with the rest of the fortifications of the city and the historic center, has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is the oldest standing fortress of all the Americas.

National Capitol

City center

This majestic building, located in Centro Habana, is similar to the Washington DC Capitol, but with one more meter in each of its dimensions (width, length, and height), and much richer in detail.

El Malecón

Promenade

It is a suggestive promenade of almost 8km and at the same time one of the most authentic and famous avenues of Cuba. It is one of the most favourite meeting points for almost everyone, from where you can also see the most beautiful sunset on the island.

Catedral de San Cristóbal

Catedral Square

Considered one of the most beautiful and sober religious buildings of the American Baroque. The remains of Christopher Columbus rested in the central nave of this temple until 1898, when they were transferred to Seville.

Los Tres Santos Castle

El Morro

This fortress was erected in order to protect the entrance to the port of Havana of pirates and invaders. The castle offers stunning panoramic views over the sea and the city of Havana in the background