El Mirador Trail, Villa Clara. Cuba
- Destination: Villa Clara
- Open: Daily
- Address From: Hanabanilla, Villa Clara
Description Nature Trails: El Mirador Trail, Villa Clara. Cuba
During the journey, visitors may observe the beautiful side of the country. This footpath is located in a forest where there are exemplary of leafy trees of ecological and/or economic importance like the jaguey (Ficus sp.), ceiba (Ceiba pentandra), the Cuajaní (Laurocerasus myrtifolia), ayúa (Xanthoxilum martinisenso), among others.
Last 90 meters in the ascent to the Maxima height pass through an opened zone, being obtained visual of extraordinary beauty
The path finishes in RIO NEGRO CENTRE.
Time boat: 25 minutes
Trekking Path time: 1 hour.
Last time boat: 25 minutes.
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Car rental offices next to El Mirador Trail
Caibarien Car rental office
Ave 11, entre 2 y 4, Caibarien, Villa Clara
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Calle Marti nro. 52 entre General Naya y Joaquin Paneca
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El Mirador Trail is located in Villa Clara
To the north it limits with the Atlantic Ocean; to the west with Matanzas; to the south with Cienfuegos, and to the east with Sancti Spíritus provinces. This is Villa Clara, a destination with more than 800 000 inhabitants in a territorial surface of 7 943 , Km². You can reach it by plane through the airport of the provincial capital and the one in Cayo Las Brujas, both for medium and small size airplanes.
By road you can get here through the National Freeway and the Central Highway. The city of Villa Clara opens up to tourism with a solid proposal supported by the virginity of its keys, more than 17 , Km of paradisiacal beaches and its historical-cultural patrimony that enhances all the natural attractiveness of the territory.
Among the main exponents we have Ernesto Che Guevara Memorial where the Heroic Guerrilla fighter's remains rest next to those of his comrades from Bolivia. The monument depicting the derailing of the Armoured Train, a place linked to the Cuban recent history, is another of the places related to the figure of Che.
Places such as La Caridad Theatre, National Monument and a symbol of Cuban neoclassical architecture, the existence and permanency of one of the oldest universities in Cuba, Leoncio Vidal Park, the boulevard, José Martí Library and the Museum of Decorative Art, are cultural emblematic places of the city. Next to it, we have the city of Remedios, the eighth village founded by the Spaniards in the Island and where the Parrandas de Remedios, one of the oldest popular festivities in Cuba, are originated. In this city there is also located the biggest Parochial Church (16th century) with its Baroque altars laminated in gold, it is the most valuable exponent in the city, where the famous musician Alejandro García Caturla was born.
On the north coast of the province, Santa María, Las Brujas and Ensenachos keys are located, well-known as La Rosa Blanca de Jardines del Rey, deal for the practice of diving. A travel around the spa of mineral-medicinal waters of Elguea and a boat ride on the great artificial lake, a stay in Villa La Granjita, and a typical Cuban lunch Black River at Villa Clara's Escambray, are options to keep in mind for those who arrive to the most central province in Cuba.