Fábrica de Tabacos Constantino Pérez Carrodegua
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Carmen
The city's oldest church is five blocks north of Parque Vidal. It was built in 1748, with a tower added in 1846. During the War of...
Museo de Artes Decorativas
Reserve an hour for this 18th-century mansion turned museum packed with period furniture from a whole gamut of styles that seem to ape...
Teatro la Caridad
Many are deceived by the relatively austere neoclassical facade. But toss CUC$1 to whoever is manning the door and you'll...
El Bar Club Boulevard
This much-talked-about cocktail lounge has live bands and dancing, plus the odd comedy show. It generally gets swinging about 11pm.
Restaurante Colonial 1878
Hold on to the table when you cut your steak here, or you might lose it on the floor. Tough meat aside, 1878 is amiable enough, though...
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Fábrica de Tabacos Constantino Pérez Carrodegua information
Santa Clara's tobacco factory, one of Cuba's best, makes a quality range of Montecristos, Partagás and Romeo y Julieta cigars. Tours here are lo-fi compared to those in Havana, and so the experience is a lot more interesting and less rushed. Book tickets through Cubatur .
Across the street is La Veguita , the factory's diminutive but comprehensively stocked sales outlet, staffed by a friendly, ultra-professional team of cigar experts. You can buy cheap rum here, and the bar brews exquisite coffee.