Some Information about Pinar del Rio
Pinar del Río is the most Cuban's west province and it is virtually
surrounded by the blue, warm and affectionate sea. It's diverse geography
, where we can find mountains and valleys, make from this spectacular region
an ideal place for the people who love the nature. The characteristic of this
province are the Mogotes of Sierra de los Organos, which can not be appreciate
in any other region in Cuba and in only few places in the world; combine with
Viñales Valley a place of an impressive beauty and the Rosario mountain
range, a Biosphere World Reservation, where we can find the "Guajaibon
Bread", the highest point in the Cuban west region. Between the mountains
we can find the named "holes", little spaces of fertile earth where
the world's finest black tobacco leaf is grown.
is a famous place, because of its water leap wich fall from 22 meters high,
and its orchid place,the most complete and ancient in Cuba with more than
700 types, 250 cubans. This province also have the island area where are preserved
the fauna and vegetation original from Cuba and the greater underground caverns
system in Cuba and one of the greater in Latin America
in the south coast, inside one of the greater forest park in Cuba, It could
be find the International Center of Diving Maria la Gorda. This place, considered
one of the best place of diving in the island, have a clear water beach with
marvelous and peaceful bottom submarine.
of Pinar del Rio is 112 Miles (180 Km) from Havana, this city exhibits ancient
colonial mansions with a very peculiar seal, with portals and columns of great
variety. Because of that the city is known as "the city of the portals".