This brand new edition Insight Pocket Guide is the ideal companion for your trip to Cuba. Expertly written by a local author, it features 12 tailor-made itineraries designed to cover all the recommended sights and attractions, including the museum, cathedral and churches of Old Havana, the colonial town of Trinidad, the fine architecture of Camaguey and of course Cuba's loveliest beaches. You can pick the tour to suit the time and budget you have to spare, journey lengths range from a day's easy walking to a five-day excursion along the coast road of the Sierra Maestra, so no matter how long your stay you can be sure you will see the very best of this outstanding destination. The routes are clearly marked on a detailed and fully-indexed, pull-out map that can be used in conjunction with the guide or independently. There are also plenty of ideas for how to spend your leisure time along the way, including shopping, eating out, nightlife and a guide to the local festivals not to be missed.
The 'History and Culture' section provides fascinating background reading for your trip and traces the key events that have shaped this region, from pre-Columbian civilization to Fidel Castro's Revolution. You will also find a section dedicated to the most essential and practical travel advice, including a selection of hand-picked hotels, transport, local etiquette, money matters, visas and passports and much more - all the information you will need for your trip, at your fingertips.