Valle de los Ingenios and Playa Ancón, two emblematic places of Trinidad

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Trinidad is much more than its museums, restaurants and colonial mansions. Not far from the city is the Valle de los Ingenios, with an extension of more than 250 square kilometers. This is one of the most spectacular landscapes of Cuban geography and, along with the Historic Center, it was also valued as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

 Valle de los Ingenios, Cuba

In the era of splendor of the sugar industry there were many plants, where slaves worked. Today, as memories, there are several farmhouses, where the owners of the mills lived.
In the Valley the Iznaga Tower stands out, built in 1816 and having a height of 45 meters. The ringing of the bells located in that place marked the beginning of the working day for the slaves, in the cane fields.

 Iznaga Tower, Cuba

Traveling to Trinidad and not bathing, even a few minutes, in the waters of Ancon is unforgivable. The beaches of the southern coast of Cuba are not as well-known