Santiago de Cuba

Former capital of Cuba,to visit Santiago de Cuba is to visit a place that has its own rhythm. History, music and festivities, this is a city of warm and hospitable people, that today more than ever, welcomes visitors from all over the world. Located in the eastern region of Cuba, Santiago de Cuba is distinguished by being the most mountainous of the Cuban provinces and the most Caribbean as well, declared the Hero City of the Republic of Cuba.

Santiago de Cuba feels passion for music. It is the birthplace of the son and the bolero, so it’s not by chance that is the place where the biggest Cuban musicians were born: Compay Segundo, Ñico Saquito and Sindo Garay are from Santiago; cultural par excellence, the province is also the hometown of Jose Maria Heredia, one of the most popular Cuban poets in the world.