Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Visit Havana with the NEW Rough Guide to Cuba

The sound of pounding drums, sweet salsa and blasting reggaeton. The smell of handrolled cigars and the sea breeze wafting off the Malecón.

Click HERE to buy the Rough Guide to Cuba

Classic cars, vintage furniture and antique shopfronts...this is the heart of Cuba. From sensual Havana to pretty beaches and colourful colonial towns, Cuba is intoxicating, still defined by its communist credentials as it marches into the future. Let this fully updated Rough Guide help you discover the best of Cuba.

Discover Cuba with this comprehensive, entertaining, ‘tell it like it is’ Rough Guide, packed with comprehensive practical information and our experts’ honest and independent recommendations.

Whether you plan to visit Havana, drive in an old American car along the Malécon, visit a tobacco plantation or loll on a white-sand beach,The Rough Guide to Cuba will help you discover the best places to explore, sleep, eat, drink and shop along the way.

Cuba Top 10

1. Baracoa's Countryside

2. Jardines Del Rey

3. Trinidad Old Town

4. Museo Presidio Modelo

5. Viñales

6. Villa Clara Northern Cay's

7. Alejandro Robaina Tobacco

8. La Fábrica de Arte Cubano

9. Havana Jazz Festival

10. Hotel Nacional

Features of The Rough Guide to Cuba:

– Detailed regional coverage: provides in-depth practical information for each step of all kinds of trip, from intrepid off-the-beaten-track adventures, to chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas. Regions covered include: Havana; Cienguegos and Villa Clara; Trinidad; and Sancti Spíritus and Santiago de Cuba and Granma.

– Honest independent reviews: written with Rough Guides’ trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, and recommendations you can truly trust, our writers will help you get the most from your trip to Cuba.

– Meticulous mapping: always full-colour, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys. Find your way around Havana, Trinidad and Santiago de Cuba, and many more locations without needing to get online.

– Fabulous full-colour photography: features a richness of inspirational colour photography

– Things not to miss: Rough Guides’ rundown of Artemisa and Pinar del Río, Northern Oriente and Isla de la Juventud’s best sights and top experiences.

– Itineraries:carefully planned routes will help you organise your trip, and inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences.

– Basics section: packed with essential pre-departure information including getting there, getting around, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, shopping and more.

– Background information: comprehensive Contexts chapter provides fascinating insights into Cuba, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.

Covers: Havana; Artemisa and Pinar del Río; Varadero, Matanzas and Mayabeque; Cienfuegos and Villa Clara; Trinidad and Sancti Spíritus; Ciego de Ávila and Camagüey; Northern Oriente; Santiago de Cuba and Granma; Islae de la Juventud and Cayo Largo

Authors: Fiona McAuslan, Matt Norman