Pinar del Rio
Pinar del Rio
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.
Soroa 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
Located 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.
The City 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".