Founded in 1514, the old Villa de la Santisima Trinidad shows its history in colonial style architecture with an accentuated Moorish tradition, and in the neoclassical style introduced in Cuba in the 19th century.
Why include Trinidad in your itinerary? Belonging to the province of Sancti Spíritus, Trinidad is one of the most complete destinations in Cuba and the most visited. There are many more reasons to know Trinidad, but if you are hesitant to include it or not in your travel plan, here are 5 reasons why MojitoTravels.com recommends you not to leave it out:
- Trinidad de Cuba was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
- Its winding streets will allow you to travel in time through squares and majestic palaces, an expression of the wealth paid by the sugar productions of the nearby Valle de los Ingenios.
- The Valley of the Sugar Mills has also been declared a World Heritage Site because of its exceptional beauty and the archaeological wealth that it treasures.
- Close to Trinidad is Ancon Beach with blue beaches.
- From here it is possible to make excursions to the Great Natural Park Topes de Collantes. This zone of preservation of the flora and fauna in Cuba allows the practice of hiking, including the arrival to the waterfalls Caburní and El Rocío.