Trinidad town founded by Conquistador Diego Velazquez in 1514. Colonial jewel when romantic atmosphere is mix with slavery colonial past. Trinidad offer unique Colonial architecture, maze of narrow cobblestone streets, magnificent location nestled between high mountains of Escambray Range and lovely coast of the Caribbean Sea.

The historic town architecture is Neo Classical and Baroque, with a Moorish flavor. Red tiles roofed houses painted on pastel colors, ornamented with artistic balconies, iron wrought railings and multicolor facades. If you walk over the cobbled streets of the Trinidad, it makes you feel like going back into Colonial time.

In the early 19th century slaves revolt in Haiti caused French planters to flee to Trinidad. Slaves contributed to the formation of Cuban nationality, as they brought along their African customs, traditions, songs and dances, as well as their African religions.

Town structure consists of a gorgeous Main Square that has a statue of the Terpsichore - Muse of Music and Dance, to bring inspiration to dancers. The square is flanked by Holy Trinity Church.

In the early 19th century slaves revolt in Haiti caused French planters to flee to Trinidad. Slaves contributed to the formation of Cuban nationality, as they brought along their African customs, traditions, songs and dances, as well as their African religions. In addition to its cultural wealth and exuberant nature, Trinidad also brags spectacular Valle de los Ingenios, a unique Sugar Valley, the best view is from Iznaga Tower.

• Museum of Colonial Architecture
Tourists who are interesting of the Colonial architecture the Museo de Arquitectura Colonial is the place to visit. Museum has collections of architectural decoration as: doors, handles, locks, windows, grills, Museum also offers guided tours through the historic streets of Trinidad. The museum is housed in two 18th Century buildings, Sanchez Iznaga residence. Located right at the town main town square.

• Museum of Guamuhaya Archaeology
The museum offer a view of the developments from Cuban pre Columbian past. This building was originally two houses in the 18th century, both owned by the sugar barons of the Sanchez Iznaga family, two houses joined in the 19th century show the typical grilled and shuttered windows, feature an elegant portico with slim columns and a delicate wrought iron balustrade.


• Palacio Cantero Municipal
is the most interesting museum in Trinidad, built in 1827. Since 1980, the museum's halls have exhibited collections on the extraordinary history of the region. Including archeological artifacts from aboriginal cultures, furniture, arts from slave trade era, weapons from wars of independence. Wooden staircase led to magnificent view.

• Museo de Arquitectura Colonial
exhibits architecture of Trinidad of the 18th and 19th centuries. Located Desengano 83 town center.

• Museo Romantico
The museum is overlooking the Trinidad main square. Has exhibition of romantic style porcelain, glass, paintings and decorative furniture which belonged to Conde de Brunet family, dating from 1830 - Hernandez Str 52.
All the museums are open: Tuesday to Sunday from 9am to 5pm.

• Ancon Beach
lovely beach with white sand and clean turquoise water, just 8 km from town. Small fishing village "La Boca" islocated 6 km south of Trinidad, where there are lots of birds at the coast.

• Cayo Blanco
located south of Trinidad, Cayo is famous for its kaleidoscopic variety of corals, sea fans, sponges and gorgonians.

• Cayo Iguana
located about 20 miles of the Trinidad shore, and is one of the most breathtaking destinations.
Diversity of the marine live and natural beauty of the Iguana Island attracts many tourists seeking relaxation and adventure. Every day at 9am yacht is leaving from Ancon Marlin Marina.

• Topes de Collantes - National Park
five kilometers to the west, a road leads north and climbs into the Escambray Range swathed in Caribbean Pines and an abundance of tree ferns, bamboo and eucalyptus. At Topes de Collantes, visit Vega Grande Waterfalls and Batata Cave, where an underground river form numerous pools.


If you in Trinidad, you must visit Valle de los Ingenios and see the spectacular view over the valley from the Iznaga tower. Valle de los Ingenios a World Heritage Site, also known as Valle de San Luis, on the road to Sancti Spiritus, east of Trinidad. Stretched out over 25 miles between Trinidad and Sancti Spiritus, the valley offers views of a gorgeous countryside with old haciendas, castels and slaves houses.


Viazul buses link Havana and Trinidad is 5h trip. Driving is the best option to experience Trinidad and Ancon regions. Trinidad is 80 km east of Cienfuegos, 106 km south of Santa Clara, 335 km from Havana, and 262 km from Varadero.


Pure white fine sand and clean turquoise sea of the Ancon peninsula is making Trinidad a unique and fascinating destination, inspiring tourist interest from around the world. Ancone peninsula offer an excellent Scuba Diving and Snorkeling spots. You can get there directly by mini bus from Trinidad to the beach.