A few of our recommendations for the things you can do during your stay in the beautiful town of Trinidad, Cuba:
Visit the Church Tower
Visit the church tower for beautiful panoramic 360 views of the city. They open at 8 am and close by 4 pm. There is a charge of 1 CUC per person.
Waterfall and Village Horse Riding Food Tour
Another activity we thoroughly enjoyed was horse riding on the outskirts of Trinidad, through villages and beautiful landscapes to finally reach a waterfall for a cooling dip. On the way, we made 3 stop to taste Cuban coffee, sugar cane, and a traditional meal. You can book this here.
Visit the Sugar Cane Factory
Explore the valley of the Sugar Mills on this unique tour of this area which was once a center for sugar and slave trade. Your ride is a 100 year old steam train that takes you through bridges, tunnels, plantation and more scenic views. the The train leaves daily at 9:30 am from Trinidad and returns by 2 pm. Cost is 10 CUC.
Rent a Bicycle
Renting a bicycle can help you cover more areas within the city in a smaller amount of time. You can also bike to beaches which are not so accessible by foot. The price is 6 CUC for the whole day. You can rent bicycles from house number #18 Calle jón del Pimpollo
Watch Cuban Performances
Make sure to visit Casa De La Musica by the plaza, a place where you can watch live Cuban performances all night. From Salsa to Rumba, you will surely be entertained by the dance moves of the Cubans. 1 CUC to enter. Drinks are 3 CUC each.
Experience a Nightclub inside a Cave
Trinidad is a town that never sleeps. After your evening of salsa and live music, make sure to visit one of the most unique night clubs in the world: Ayala, situated inside a cave. Dance the night away with locals and tourists alike to the latest Spanish hits. Entrance fee is 5 CUC and includes 1 drink.
Take Salsa Lessons
If you are interested in dance, taking Salsa lessons in the land of Salsa is the way to go! For bookings, you can call Yeranni Hernandez on 58 070 004
Contributer: Mary Freij