Cuba Highlights

Viñales

Photo of Indian Cave
The Indian cave, a limestone formation once said to be inhabited by Tainos, Cuba’s aboriginal settlers.
Photo of Prehistory wall
“Mural de la Prehistoria” (prehistory wall), a huge artificially painted mountain wall.

Located at the province of Pinar del Río, the Viñales National Park exhibits one of the more stunning visual shows in the Caribbean. Hills covered by vegetation are predominant along the 132 square kilometres of the valley. They form unusual structures called Mogotes (haystack hills).

Those enjoying the fulfillment of adventure, sightseeing landscapes, breathing pure air, climbing heights and releasing adrenaline, gather at this natural paradise to ascend vertical walls, trek along one of the many routes throughout the valley, explore caves, enjoy of horseback riding, or collect fossils.

This region is also known for its significant crops, especially of tobacco, coffee and fruits. The country’s finest cigars contain black tobacco grown from the region of Vuelta Abajo.