|| Topes de Collantes - Escambray Mountains Cuba National Park
Situated in the Escambray mountain area, five kilometers to the west from Trinidad, a road climbs into the Escambray Range, swathed in Caribbean Pines and an abundance of tree ferns, bamboo and eucalyptus.
This is a part of Cuba that few tourists will know, the overwhelming nature is impressive.
Is true adventurer as you drive through characteristic Cuban mountain.
Visit recreation area called El Cubano where you can have a small lunch.
In Topes de Collantes, you can visit Caburni, Rocio and Vega Grande waterfalls, and La Batata cave, where an underground river forms several pools.
The mountain range is characterized by steep peaks and deep valleys, exuberance of vegetation, cave systems, picturesque beautiful landscapes. Where you will find humming birds and the national Cuban bird the Tocororo.
On the road to the hill relax in bar Mirador and enjoy splendid view on the Ancon peninsula, and Caribbean Sea.
If you vacation on Ancon beach, take a one day trip to the Topes de Collantes National Park.
||Valle de los Ingenios Trinidad
UNESCO World Heritage Site, also known as Valle de San Luis, situated on the road to Sancti Spiritus, east of Trinidad.
Valley is a great place to drive or horseback ride through to take in the beautiful scenery of green sugar cane fields, palms trees, and mountains.
Novel way to explore the valley is to take Steam Train Journey, the train dating back to 1906.
Tourist train runs through the valley beginning in Trinidad.
Another historic house turned in to the restaurant is the Casa Guachinango, owned in the 18th Century by Don Mariano Borrell.
Here you will find another beautiful view of the landscape. The Sitio Guaimaro a restaurant, is an impressive piece of architecture and is just a short distance from Manaca Iznaga.
One of the most outstanding sites is ruin of the San Isidro de los Destiladeros sugar factory, the most prosperous sugar mills in the valley.
Italian artist Daniel Dall'Anglio left the imprint of his mural paintings on the walls.
Torre Manacas Iznaga – Tower symbol of the former glory of the Iznaga family, sugar aristocracy. The tower is made of stone, wood and iron. Iznaga Tower was built in 1816, the seven-story tower is 45 m high. The bell on top of the tower was used to call the slaves to work and rest. Visitors can climb the tower to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the valley.