Cuba - Granma Province (PDF Chapter)


This is the Granma Province chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cuba guidebook.

In Granma, Cuba’s viva la Revolución spirit burns most fiercely. This is where Fidel Castro landed to start a guerrilla war in 1956, and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes freed his slaves and for-mally declared Cuban independence for the first time in 1868.

  • enjoy one of Cuba’s balmiest climates in the secluded beach resort of Marea del Portillo
  • maps
  • trek up to Fidel’s wartime headquarters, Comandancia de la Plata, in Gran Parque Nacional Sierra Maestra.
  • transport
  • explore marine terraces and archaeological remains in Parque Nacional Desembarco del Granma
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Bayamo, Gran Parque Nacional Sierra Maestra, Man-zanillo, Niquero, Parque Nacional Desembarco del Granma, Marea del Portillo.

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