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  • Special Santiago The Heroine City, name given to Santiago de Cuba for the contribution of its people to the independence of the island
  • Special Santiago The Heroine City, name given to Santiago de Cuba for the contribution of its people to the independence of the island
  • Special Santiago The Heroine City, name given to Santiago de Cuba for the contribution of its people to the independence of the island
  • Special Santiago The Heroine City, name given to Santiago de Cuba for the contribution of its people to the independence of the island

We invite you to enjoy the excursion to santiago de cuba: History, Sea, Religion. Since colonial times, Santiago de Cuba has been a memorable city, full of wonders and unique. During the wars of independence he brought brave men and women. But what improves the way the taste of the Heroine City is the human warmth of those who inhabit it.

Santiago de Cuba is known for being the city with the first built house in the country and beautiful parks with trees. Different styles in the main buildings, such as the Baroque of the Cathedral or the Neoclassical of the Bacardi Museum. The streets of Santiago dance as if they were in the conga. It is a city that prides itself on exposing the best of Cuban culture and courage. The hospitality of the people, their charisma and willingness will make them fall in love with Santiago.

Characteristics of excursion to santiago de cuba.

  • Duration time: 6 hours.
  • Guide Service: Yes.
  • Maximum number of Participants: 20 people.
  • Minimum number of Participants: Does not have.
  • Accepts Children: Yes.
  • Departure time: 8:30 am.
  • Includes Lunch: Yes.
  • Includes Transportation: Yes.
  • Collective or Private Transportation: At the customer’s request.
  • Language: English, Italian, Spanish, French, German.
  • Typology: Nautical, Historical.

Things to do in excursion to santiago de cuba.

  • Start of the tour through the urban center of the city.
  • Arrival at the Moncada barracks, current school city and place where the fight against Fulgencio Batista began.
  • Departure from Moncada to the Santa Ifigenia cemetery, National Heritage.
  • We will also visit the San Pedro de la Roca Castle, the Caney Rum Bar and the Habano House.
  • Transfer in a boat to Cayo Granma.
  • Back to the hotel or private house.
  • Moncada Barracks.

The Moncada barracks is the building entered Cuban history on July 26, 1953. That year of the centenary of the birth of José Martí, Fidel attacked the barracks to start the insurrectional struggle. Place where was uttered the allegation the History will absolve me. After the revolutionary triumph of 1959 it became a school called July 26. It is currently one of the urban landscapes that stand out in the city of Santiago de Cuba.

Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, Santiago de Cuba.

Considered not a cemetery but a Santiago landscape. The cemetery of Santa Ifigenia has more than 8,000 tombs. Recently the path of the Fatherland was created. A journey from the Father of the Homeland to Fidel Castro. Before the visitor’s eyes, Santa Ifigenia is an immense site, with interesting funeral sculptures and historical legacy. The white marble and the silence of the place combine beauty and solemnity with history.

Castle of San Pedro de la Roca, Santiago de Cuba.

This is one of the impregnable Cuban strengths, because of the way in which the rock becomes a defense. Between its function was the defense of the attack of the corsairs and pirates. Opposite the Morro, the most important battle of the war against Spain at the end of the 19th century took place. In 1998, Unesco included this site in its World Heritage List for its constructive values. This will be the ideal place for you to enjoy a typical Cuban lunch, with all the sea before you.

Caney Rum Bar in excursion to santiago de cuba.

At the Caney Rum Bar in Santiago de Cuba you will find different flavors that are descendants of the sugar cane. In the drink that you decide to consume, you will find an element of cubanía. It will be in the largest winery in Cuba and where more rum in barrels is stored. “Don Pancho”, name of the well-known Cuban Rum Cathedral will be an wonderfull experience.

House of the Habano, Santiago de Cuba.

Located in a prestigious tourist facility such as Meliá Santiago de Cuba, the Habano House shows a Cuban tradition. In this headquarters you can buy cigars such as Cohiba, Montecristo, Trinidad or H. Upmann. The conservation conditions are ideal and you can also taste a cigar accompanied by cocktails, coffee or cuban rum.

Key Granma, Santiago de Cuba.

Key Granma is an island in the middle of the bay of Santiago. Its singularity consists of its smallness and the way of life of the fishermen who inhabit it. To get there, you must get on a small boat. Once on land you will know about their aboriginal settlements and their link with the Haitian Revolution. Its inhabitants are very proud to have been like a barricade before the attacks of corsairs and pirates.

Useful tips for the in excursion to santiago de cuba.

  • You will need extra water, Santiago can be very hot, stay hydrated.
  • Wear light-colored clothes, lightweight fabrics and make them cool.
  • Keep some light foods, candy, sunscreen, hat or cap in your backpack.
  • Put on closed and / or comfortable shoes.
  • Do not forget an umbrella also to mitigate the sun and in case it rains.
  • Remember to take your camera, because you will want to share the memories that you will have.

Conditions of prices for excursion to santiago de cuba.

  • Easy Booking Cuba will adjust the prices according to the number of clients.
  • Promotional discounts will apply for groups of 4, 6 and 10 people.
  • We will check the departure with you, in the 48 hours prior to your reservation.
  • We will send you the voucher and invoice of the chosen tour. Please print the voucher if you have the possibility to show it to your guide.
  • In order to avoid losses does not require showing your identification to the guide. In other words, your passport or tourist visa can be left in room. Instead, we recommend that you bring a copy of these documents with you.
  • 30% of the tour will be paid in Euros or usd, with a credit car or bank transfer. While the rest (70%) will pay in Cuba in USD.
  • We clarify that, banking costs, commissions for use the credit card or transfer, Easy Booking Cuba does not assume them. That 30% that pays us in euros is net.

Cancellation Policy for excursion to santiago de cuba.

  • If you cancel up to 16 days before your arrival, you will receive a full refund of the amount paid less an administrative fee equivalent to 3% of this amount. The minimum rate that applies is 10 euros.
  • If you cancel your reservation between 15 and 4 days before the arrival date: we reimburse 50% of the total amount you paid.
  • If you cancel only 3 days before the day you will arrive and no-show,the penalized is of 100%.
  • Early departure. In case you decide to close your tour earlier than planned, or do not use (some) items included in your travel reservation such as dinners, tours, hotel nights or transfers, there will be no refund.