Cuba - Granma Province (PDF Chapter)

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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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