Artemisa Province attractions

Top Choice Historic Site in Artemisa

Antiguo Cafetal Angerona

The Antiguo Cafetal Angerona, 5km west of Artemisa on the road to the Autopista Habana–Pinar del Río (A4), was one of Cuba’s earliest cafetales (coffee farms). Erected between 1813 and 1820 by Cornelio Sauchay, Ange…
Historic Site in Las Terrazas

Cafetal Buenavista

The most moving ruins in Las Terrazas are about 1.5km up the hill from the Puerta las Delicias eastern gate, and accessible by road. Cafetal Buenavista is Cuba’s oldest (now partially restored) coffee plantation, bu…
Farm in Soroa

Finca Excelencia

Fitting right into the ecological rainbow of Soroa is this private farm that has recently opened its gates to curious travelers. Stroll through the diligently tilled sloping grounds and feast your eyes upon 140 vari…
Museum in San Antonio de Los Baños

Museo del Humor

Unique in Cuba is this fun selection of cartoons, caricatures and other entertaining ephemera. Among the drawings exhibited in a neoclassical colonial house are saucy cartoons, satirical scribblings and the first kn…
Museum in Las Terrazas

Casa-Museo Polo Montañez

The former lakeside house of local guajiro musician Polo Montañez, regarded as one of Cuba’s finest-ever folk singers, is now a small museum containing various gold records and assorted memorabilia. It’s right in La…
Gardens in Soroa

Orquideario Soroa

Tumbling down a landscaped hillside garden next door to Hotel & Villas Soroa is a labor of love built by Spanish lawyer Tomás Felipe Camacho, in memory of his wife and daughter in the late 1940s. Camacho travele…
Mausoleum in Artemisa

Mausoleo a los Mártires de Artemisa

Revolution buffs may want to doff a cap to the Mausoleo a los Mártires de Artemisa. Of the 119 revolutionaries who accompanied Fidel Castro in the 1953 assault on the Moncada Barracks, 28 were from Artemisa or this …
Historic Site in Las Terrazas

San Pedro & Santa Catalina

These 19th-century coffee-estate ruins are down a branch road at La Cañada del Infierno (Trail to Hell), midway between the Hotel Moka access road and the Soroa side entrance gate. A kilometer off the main road, jus…
Waterfall in Soroa

Salto del Arco Iris

This is a 22m waterfall on the Arroyo Manantiales. The entrance to the park encompassing it is to the right just before the Hotel & Villas Soroa. A path corkscrews to two viewpoints above and below the falls, at…
Historic Site in Las Terrazas

Hacienda Unión

About 3.5km west of the Hotel Moka access road, the Hacienda Unión is another partially reconstructed coffee-estate ruin that features a country-style restaurant, a small flower garden known as the Jardín Unión and …