This village town is surprisingly spruce,
with a fetching arcaded main street and lovely rustic scenes down the back
lanes, the tranquility of the place and the friendliness of the local people are
as seductive as the scenery, there are walks to do, horses to hire and tobacco
farms and caves to visit.
Valley of Viñales,
unquestionably, is one of the parts of Cuba that is best known
internationally. UNESCO has declared the Valley of Viñales to be a part of
world culture, and it´s also a national monument. famed
for its mogotes, large limestone formations which
date back to the Jurassic period, is one of the most beautiful spots in Cuba.
Its beauty and size, 132 square km (51
square miles) make it the most outstanding example of karst valleys in Cuba.
This fertile area is surrounded by hills with vertical sides and rounded tops,
called mogotes (pin-cushion hills). With 140 to 400 m (between 460 and 1312 feet) high, they are
the only hills of this kind in Cuba.
They contain many caves, some of them created by underground rivers (which are
navigable in part), which form one of the most extensive cave systems in Latin America.
is surrounded by pin-cushion hills which contain many caves and underground
rivers. The Los Jazmines
and La Ermita Hotels, the Palenque
de los Cimarrones (Runaway Slave Settlement), the
Mural of Prehistory, Indio (Indian's) Cave,
the Los Acuaticos Community, San
Diego de los Baños and the town of Viñales
The hundreds of casas particulares here are
most alike. We suggest some of the best
in our list.