The Santa Clara and Trinidad tour is an excellent option for all those people that want to enter in the island and know its secrets. We will begin by the first, better known as the city of Che Guevara and where you will be witness of the eternal admiration that people who live here fell by this Guerrilla Fighter. Among its relevant places we can find the Leoncio Vidal Park that is located in the Historic Center of the city, which is a national monument since 1999, the Theater of Charity, and the monument to the Armored Train knocked down by Che and his troop in 1957 that is located in a park of the city, an action of great importance in order to take the city in the same year.
The Che Guevara’s mausoleum is without doubts the most visited place of the city, where rest the mortal remains of Che Guevara and some others of his companions of the bolivian war. In front of this mausoleum we can find a statue of Che that is a symbol of the city and for its size one it can observed at a great distance. It is a place of great historic value for the personal property of Che that we can find at the museum, there are shirts, rifles, telescopic sights, photographic cameras, and tens of photos that show us the life and work of this imperishable man and it is also saved, the last clothe that Che used with his olive green vest, that has survived 30 years of burial. The entrance to the mausoleum is totally free.
Continuing with the journey we will get to the city of Trinidad, where you will be able to have lunch, if you desire it, in a typical cuban food restaurant. Trinidad was founded in 1514 and it is one of the colonial cities better conserved of America, which was declared by the UNESCO as a worldwide Humanity’s Patrimony. You will be able to walk in the city in its streets made of stone and you will find among the main attractions La Plaza Mayor which is located at the center of the city, the Brunet´s Palace which is known nowadays as the Romantic Museum, and The Church of The Holy Trinity. Here you will have some free time in order to know the city, for taking some photos or visiting La Canchánchara, a typical bar of the city in which its special drink is La Canchánchara, a drink made of honey, lemon, firewater and ice and of course you will be able to enjoy the excellent cuban music.