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Santiago de Cuba

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Santiago de Cuba is the capital of the Santiago de Cuba province in south-eastern Cuba.

Understand

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,[1] is the local periodical.

Get in

By plane

By train

There is a daily overnight train to/from Havana with stops in Camagüey and Santa Clara. This service is the Tren Francés on alternate days, which is more reliable and comfortable than other Cuban trains. There is a daytime train to Camagüey and Santa Clara twice weekly. Local train service to Holguin has been suspended due to poor track conditions.

By car

By bus

Four daily Viazul buses run to/from Havana, with some stopping in Sancti Spiritus, Camagüey, and Santa Clara. There are also daily buses to/from Baracoa, Trinidad and Varadero.

By boat

Get around

See

Do

Learn

Work

Buy

Eat

Budget

  • Paladar (private restaurant) "Salon Tropical."[2] The best place to eat in Santiago.

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Sleep

Budget

Casa Particulares

  • 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 (). Clean Casa, only one room, very friendly hosts, english spoken, air condition CUC 25.

Mid-range

Splurge

Contact

Stay safe

Cope

Get out



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