− Buses to Santiago and all other cities are safe and reliable if just a little bit over air-conditioned, one sometimes needs to put on some warm clothing especially for the over-night bus. + Four daily [http://www.viazul.com/ Viazul] buses run to /from [[Havana]], with some stopping in [[Sancti Spiritus]], [[Camagüey]], and [[Santa Clara (Cuba)]]. There are also daily buses to /from [[Trinidad (Cuba)]] and [[Baracoa]].
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Santiago de Cuba is the capital of the Santiago de Cuba province in south-eastern Cuba.
Santiago is the second city of
Cuba, and the birthplace of the current government. Fidel Castro and Che Guevara launched their coup from here in the 1950's.
Sierra Maestra,  is the local periodical.
There is a daily overnight train to/from
Havana. This service is the Tren Francés on alternate days, which is a more reliable and comfortable train.
Viazul buses run to/from Havana, with some stopping in Sancti Spiritus, Camagüey, and Santa Clara (Cuba). There are also daily buses to/from Trinidad (Cuba) and Baracoa.
Paladar (private restaurant) "Salon Tropical."
 The best place to eat in Santiago.
Sra. Vilma de los Milagros Román Jaén, ( Trinidad (General Portuondo) No. 159 Entre Gallo (Diez de Octubre) y San Pio (Brig.H.Vázquez)), ( ☎ (53 - 22) 623315 firstname.lastname@example.org). Clean Casa, only one room, very friendly hosts, english spoken, air condition CUC 25.