Pinar del Rio tourist guide

Pinar del Rio tourist guide

Pinar del Rio is one of the most breathtaking regions of Cuba. It is also one of the world’s finest tobacco producing regions. Besides, there are numerous fantastic attractions here, especially natural ones. This area is actually the westernmost province of Cuba and is home to some of the country’s premier tourist destinations. With rounded limestone mountains, fantastic beaches, huge tobacco plantations and tropical forests, the scenery of the province is unique in Cuba. The UNESCO B... [ read more ]

Quick facts about Cuban destinations

Quick facts about Cuban destinations

Cuba is abundant in astonishing tourist destinations. There are numerous cities and other kind of destinations which are worth visiting destinations. From the famous capital city, Havana to the world renowned seaside resort, Varadero, you will find here lots of places where you can spend an unforgettable holiday. In some of the previous guides I have already presented you numerous aspects relating to different tourist destinations of Cuba. As a summery, below I will give you some quick facts... [ read more ]

The best tourist attractions in Pinar del Rio

The best tourist attractions in Pinar del Rio

Pinar del Rio is a fascinating region of Cuba. It is situated in the island’s western end. There are numerous natural and cultural sites in this region. Three mountain ranges of Cuba, the Sierra del Rosario, the Cordillera de Guaniguanico and the Sierra de los Organos can be found here, not to mention the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Viñales Valley which is a top tourist destination of the country. The Guanahacabibes Peninsula is another fantastic natural site of the region,... [ read more ]

Practicing ecotourism in Cuba

Practicing ecotourism in Cuba

The breathtaking natural attractions and the level of conservation of the protected areas make this spectacular country the Caribbean’s best ecotourism destination. If you are a nature-lover interested in practicing ecotourism in Cuba, this is the right source of information for you. This gorgeous country is home to over 260 protected areas of which six were designated as UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, not to mention the wonderful natural World Heritage Sites. Pinar del Rio Province occupie... [ read more ]

A tourist guide to Northern Cuba

A tourist guide to Northern Cuba

In one of the previous articles I have presented Central Cuba. The following article will actually serve as a tourist guide to Northern Cuba. The northern part of Cuba includes four provinces of which one is Havana. The other three are Pinar del Rio, Mayabeque and Artemisa. Pinar del Rio is an extremely popular province among tourists, just as Havana. Artemisa and Mayabeque are less popular for visitors, but both of them own great natural attractions. If you are planning a tour in Northern Cub... [ read more ]

Top 5 things to do in Pinar del Rio

Top 5 things to do in Pinar del Rio

Pinar del Rio Province is situated in the western corner of Cuba. It is the westernmost province of the country. Pinar del Rio is characterized by spectacular natural beauty. It includes the main mountain range of the country, the Cordillera de Guaniguanico. The well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Vinales Valley can be also found in this province. National parks and biosphere reserves can also be found in Pinar del Rio. As you can see, there are numerous natural attractions here. This p... [ read more ]

The most popular beaches of Western Cuba

The most popular beaches of Western Cuba

If you are about to visit the western part of Cuba, this article will help you find the most spectacular beaches that can be the perfect choice for your holiday destination. The Cuban beaches are considered some of the best in the world. There are numerous beautiful beaches in this Caribbean country. The Cuban resorts are spectacular and very popular, attracting millions of tourists every year. It is a really hard task to choose any of these beaches, as it really comes down to personal prefere... [ read more ]

An environment-friendly holiday in Cuba

An environment-friendly holiday in Cuba

Cuba is one of the most attractive and precious countries in the Caribbean region. It is characterized by spectacular landscapes, fine beaches and historical towns. Among the several forms of tourism that can be practiced here, ecotourism is a very popular one nowadays. While most people who travel to Cuba stay in all-inclusive resorts, you can choose to practice some forms of ecotourism. It has shown to be compelling enough to draw visitors. It seems that recently green tourism and ecotourism... [ read more ]

The most attractive rural and agricultural sites in Cuba

The most attractive rural and agricultural sites in Cuba

Located in the Caribbean Sea, the island state of Cuba has several attractive towns and villages. In the rural sites, the land is mainly farmed using the traditional method, with other words with oxen and horses. The most famous crops in Cuba are the sugar cane, the tobacco and the coffee. UNESCO declared three sites of these (one each for tobacco, sugar and coffee) as World Heritage sites due to the preservation of the traditional farming methods and the impressive history of the agriculture.... [ read more ]

Cuba's shopping paradises

Cuba’s shopping paradises

Cuba is the kind of country that you can't leave without buying some souvenirs. Of course, there are more than enough awesome travel experiences for you to try in Cuba, so it's highly unlikely that you won't have any great memories to bring home with you, but the local products of Cuba are simply too good to resist. No one would peg Cuba as a shopping destination of the caliber of New York of Paris, but what the country generally lacks in fancy brand shops (although you can most definitely f... [ read more ]