Granma Cuba Travel Agency, Province 730 km (just over 450 miles) southeast of Havana has many
natural tourist attractions.
In Turquino National Park, well-blazed trails lead hikers upward through
the Sierra Maestra Mountains to the highest peaks in the country. Scuba
divers love exploring the coastal waters just off Desembarco del Granma
(Landing of the Granma) National Park and other areas.
Granma Cuba Travel Agency The marine terraces at the base of the mountain are the
best defined and preserved in the world. This fact plus the area's flora
and fauna, its more than 40 archaeological sites containing artifacts
of Indian culture, the fact that many historic events related to Cuba's
wars of independence in the latter half of the 19th and middle of the
20th centuries took place here, and the more than 35 miles of caves and
caverns in the area that are ideal for spelunking led UNESCO to declare
the Desembarco del Granma (Landing of the Granma) National Park a part
of world cultural heritage on December 3, 1999.
Granma Province especially the city of Bayamo has been
the scene of many key events in Cuban history and culture, from Cuba's
wars of independence in the 19th century to the war of liberation waged
in the late 1950s, which wound up with the triumph of the Revolution on
January 1, 1959 Granma Cuba Travel Agency.