The Rough Guide to Cuba (Travel Guide with Free eBook)


by Guides, Rough | Cuba
Published 01/01/2023 by APA Publications in the United Kingdom as part of the Rough Guides Main Series series
Paperback | 496 pages

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This practical travel guide to Cuba features detailed factual travel tips and points-of-interest structured lists of all iconic must-see sights as well as some off-the-beaten-track treasures. Our itinerary suggestions and expert author picks of things to see and do will make it a perfect companion both, ahead of your trip and on the ground. This Cuba guide book is packed full of details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information and top time-saving tips, including a visual list of things not to miss. Our colour-coded maps make Cuba easier to navigate while you’re there. This guide book to Cuba has been fully updated post-COVID-19 and it comes with a free eBook.

The Rough Guide to CUBA covers: Havana; Artemisa and Pinar del Rio; Varadero, Matanzas and Mayabeque; Cienfuegos and Villa Clara; Trinidad and Sancti Spiritus; Ciego de Avila and Camaguey; Northern Oriente; Santiago de Cuba and Granma; Isla de la Juventud and Cayo Largo. Inside this Cuba travel guide you’ll find:RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Cuba, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Varadero to family activities in child-friendly places, like Habana Vieja or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Trinidad Old Town. PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS Essential pre-departure information including Cuba entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.

TIME-SAVING ITINERARIESIncludes carefully planned routes covering the best of Cuba, which give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.

DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGEClear structure within each sightseeing chapter of this Cuba travel guide includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.

INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCALTips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for visiting tobacco plantations and cigar factories or diving into the country’s vibrant music scene.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISSRough Guides’ rundown of Trinidad Old Town, Habana Vieja, Santiago, Artemisa’s best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Cuba, even in a short time.

HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS Written by Rough Guides’ expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, this Cuba guide book will help you find the best places, matching different needs. BACKGROUND INFORMATIONComprehensive ‘Contexts’ chapter of this travel guide to Cuba features fascinating insights into Cuba, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.

FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHYFeatures inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Hotel Nacional and the spectacular Plaza Vieja.

COLOUR-CODED MAPPINGPractical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Havana, Varadero and many more locations in Cuba, reduce the need to go online.

USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.

FREE EBOOK Free eBook download with every purchase of this guide book to Cuba allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.