People say that the settlement was born from clay, because that was the material used for making the bricks to build the first houses. The large, Arabic-style earthenware jars (tinajones) that were used for storing rainwater in the past and that symbolize the province now were also made of clay. The historic heart of the cityl, declared a National Monument, has an asymmetric design that resembles a spider web in some areas. It is one of the largest historic centers in Cuba and its ambience and colonial architecture are among the best preserved on the Island.
Where to stay?
Its construction dates to 1939. The Gran Hotel is located on the boulevard of Maceo Street in the heart of the old city from where you can walk to the...
Attractions you can visit
Best time to visit
December through April, is also the most popular time. The weather is at its coolest and driest during these months, yet it\'s still far warmer than North America and Europe.
In the spring and fall, it\'s off-seasons and this can mean fewer hotel amenities; some hotels may be closed entirely for repairs. There are, however, benefits to traveling in the off-seasons: lack of crowds and prices that tumble by up to 25%.
No request in your cart.
Save money booking two or more services at the same time!
Learn how »
Groups to Cuba
Special discounts for groups (+8 pax)
Get all our best deals in your email inbox!!
Vedado hotels Santiago de Cuba hotels Vi´┐Żales hotels La Habana Vieja hotels Miramar hotels Varadero hotels Cienfuegos hotels Santa Clara hotels Trinidad hotels Cayo Guillermo hotels Cayo Coco hotels Camaguey hotels Holgu´┐Żn hotels Guardalavaca hotels Baracoa hotels Las Tunas hotels
cuba destinations, cuba visits, cuba tourist zones, La Habana Vieja, Varadero, Santiago de Cuba, Trinidad, Holguín, travel to cuba, cuba travel, cuba weather, cuba map, cuba photo, cuba turism