Excursions in Santiago de Cuba

Explore the vibrant culture of Santiago de Cuba with our guided excursions. Discover historic sites, lively music, and local traditions. Book your adventure today!

Best Places to Visit in Santiago de Cuba

Steeped in revolutionary history and brimming with Caribbean charm, Santiago de Cuba is a city that dances to the rhythm of its own drum. From the vibrant music that echoes through its colorful streets to the breathtaking natural beauty that surrounds it, Santiago de Cuba is a treasure trove of experiences waiting to be discovered. And when it comes to exploring this cultural gem, Happytripz is your go-to for immersive excursions.

Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca

Perched on the cliffs overlooking the Caribbean Sea, the Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca, also known as El Morro, is a fortress that has stood the test of time. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, this bastion offers panoramic views and a deep dive into the city's colonial past. With Happytripz, you can explore the labyrinthine corridors and learn about the pirates and battles that shaped Santiago's history.

Parque Cespedes

In the heart of Santiago, Parque Cespedes is a bustling square where the spirit of the city truly comes alive. Surrounded by historic buildings like the Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, this lively plaza is a perfect spot to people-watch, enjoy live music, and soak in the local atmosphere. Happytripz offers guided walks that reveal the stories behind the facades.

Diego Velázquez Museum

History buffs will revel in the Diego Velázquez Museum, the oldest house still standing in Cuba. This colonial gem provides a window into the life of Spanish conquistadors and the island's early settlers. The museum's collection of period furniture and artifacts is a testament to the city's rich heritage.

Baconao Park

For nature lovers, Baconao Park is an escape into an ecological paradise. With Happytripz, you can venture into this biosphere reserve that boasts a prehistoric valley, a lagoon with a replica pirate ship, and a lush botanical garden. Whether you're hiking, bird-watching, or simply enjoying the serene environment, Baconao Park is a must-visit.

As you plan your adventure in Santiago de Cuba, let Happytripz be your guide to the city's most enchanting sights. With local expertise and a passion for sharing the best of Santiago, Happytripz ensures that your journey will be as vibrant and memorable as the city itself.

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Kason Mack

Had an unforgettable experience exploring Santiago de Cuba, the guide was incredibly knowledgeable, sharing hidden gems of the city. The pace was perfect, allowing ample time at each site. Definitely a highlight of our trip.

Jesse Woods

The cultural excursion in Santiago was nothing short of amazing. We visited historical sites and learned so much about the local history and culture. Our guide was friendly, engaging, and went out of his way to ensure we had a memorable experience.

Coen Fischer

Our day trip with Happytripz to the outskirts of Santiago de Cuba was an adventure I'll always remember. The stunning landscapes, combined with our guide's stories and insights, made for a fascinating journey. Highly recommend for those looking to explore beyond the city.

Julien Ellis

Exploring the vibrant streets and beautiful architecture of Santiago de Cuba was a dream come true. The tour was well-organized, with a great mix of sightseeing, cultural experiences, and free time to explore on our own.

Veronica Mueller

The trip to Santiago de Cuba's historical landmarks was educational and inspiring. Our guide's passion for the city's history was contagious, making each stop more interesting than the last. It was a fantastic way to immerse ourselves in the local culture and history.