Trinidad (Cuba) Reviews
Description:City: Trinidad / Country: Cuba / World Region: Caribbean
Newest Review: ... preserved nature was declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1988. **Why Visit** If the historical nature and opportunity to see a quaint Cuban town in action isn't enough the tranquillity, friendly and small scale of Trinidad offers a refreshing break from the bustle of Havana. Although bus loads of tourist do descend on a regular basis the town is peaceful. The tourist night spots are ... more
Customer Trinidad (Cuba) Reviews (2)
by - written on 24/07/12 (Very useful, 48 readings)
When most people think of Cuba they imagine a colourful and vibrant country, although glimpses are obvious in Havana nowhere is the real Cuba more visible than Trinidad. Situated around 6 and half hours away from Havana, and located on the South of the island it can often be missed on the tourist trail but as it so exquisitely captures the essence of this wonderful country it should definitely be on your itinerary. **History** During the 1800's the area surrounding Trinidad was famous for its sugar production, this resulted in a huge amass of wealth which was spent in constructing opulent, colonial mansions, heavily influenced by the a strong Spanish ... Read the complete review
by - written on 24/03/10 (Very useful, 65 readings)
Just as Havana looks, feels and smells like the epitome of "faded grandeur", the town of Trinidad, on the southern edge of Cuba's elongated finger, could well be the encyclopaedic entry for "colonial charm". Today part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with the surrounding Valle de los Ingenios, its elegant architecture and easy-going pace make for a welcome antidote to the capital's brashness and bustle. Loaded with fine, affordable places to stay, Trinidad occupies a nice position in that it's well on the tourist trail, with amenities to boot, but is untainted by its influxes of visitors and retains its inherent charm. It's also ... Read the complete review
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