Some Information about Villa Clara
It is one of the central province in the Island, located at the north of Cienfuegos,
with an exit to the Atlantic ocean. Their coasts, to the north, allow that
the warm and affectionate Atlantic Ocean sigh in four beaches; El Salto, Cataratas,
Isabela and Caibarien.
Clara, the city, capital of the province, was founded in an inside earth in
1869 by ancient inhabited of a coast village to flee from the frequently attacked
of privateers and pirates. Simple and discreet, their inhabitant live on typical
houses constructed with brick and tile of red mud, with tbe same style as
the litte spanish cities.
of to be still a city with a little tourism development, it has some interest
places like theaters, a beauty architecture and many historic places related
with the struggled against the Batista dictator. Besides for the people who
admired the figure of the legendary guerilla Ernesto "Che" Guevara,
since 1997, their cadaver remainder reposed in a mausoleum together with some
other guerillas that accompany him in Bolivia.
is the second tobacco plantation area in the island, after Pinar del Rio,
and a important place in sugar.