Lonely Planet recommends visiting Pinar del Rio, Cuba

Posted: 18-Feb-16 14:16

Pinar Del Rio is located in Cuba. It is well known for its place as a premiere place to grow tobacco. It is the best place for you to free your mind from your stressed that has been piling up. From the town, you could see how the farmer farm and cultivate tobacco in their field until the drying process. Then you could enjoy yourself in the sandy beaches while watching the horizon without end. Lonely Planet it's recommending Pinar del Rio for its gorgeous beaches, amazing cavern system and captivating wildlife.

Lonely Planet recommends visiting Pinar del Rio, Cuba

When you are tired of the hustle and bustle from your home country, Lonely Planet recommends you coming to Pinar del Rio to indulge yourself in the calm atmosphere here, with the fragrant aroma of a fine cigar.

Pinar Del Rio was also known as the world’s premiere place for a tobacco to grow. The region is fixed with a lot of place to process tobacco starting from the rolling rustic canvas of fertile, rust red oxen furrowed fields, tobacco drying house and the rural farmer’s house.

Not only that, there is also a Unesco World Heritage Site known as the Valle de Vinales with alluring and distinctive mogotes (steep sided hills). It is a hassle free village with a craggy hills and a beautiful rural view for you to behold.

You could explore many places such as caves, visit tobacco plantation and also you could go swimming holes hunting. After a day exploring the town, you could lounge back on idyllic sandy beaches and just laying for the whole day enjoying the view of the horizon without an end.

Other than the beaches and the tobacco plantation, there are still many places for you to go sightseeing. The time of visit here may vary depends on the objective of your visit.

There is a place where Pinar del Rio takes pride in although it is not mentioned in by Lonely Planet. It is called Gran Caverna de Santo Tomas.

It is the largest cave system in Cuba and the second largest on the America Continent. The cave itself consists of 8 levels with over 46km. Here you will have the feel of exploring a real cave, there is no artificial lamp in the cave, only a headlamp provided for each visitor, here you could see bats, stalagmites and stalactites, and even there is underground pool here.


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