Santiago de Cuba
Second largest city of the island, Santiago stands out for its rich revolutionary history , braveness of its habitants and broad cultural development, especially in music. Considered as the most Caribbean of all Cuban cities, it houses festivals like Fiesta del Fuego and Santiago Carnival express its people’s talent.
Founded in 1515, the city exceptional with a lot of architectonical styles, streets with stairs, singular balconies and trees planted in its parks and squares.
The Sierra Maestra is a remarkable area in its geography, being the most extensive mountain range in the island, with 243 km long and large areas of ecological value as Baconao Biosphere Reserve.
High mountains of excellently preserved landscapes, valleys, rivers, Santiago has architectonical sites like the first plantations of coffee in the island.
City Historic Center, Heredia Theater,Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca Morro, Basílica de la Vírgen de la Caridad del Cobre, Cayo Granma and Baconao Park, Gran Piedra, Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, Moncada Garrison, Granjita Siboney, Diego Velázquez House, , Casa de la Trova and Casa del Caribe.