About Holguin, Cuba

Holguin, also named 'The city of Parks', is the capital of the province Holguin. Because Holguin lies in the south of Cuba it has a mild tropical climate. The ever blowing trade winds make it a pleasant place even in the heath of the summer.

Parque Calixto Garcia Iñiguez.

Parque Calixto Garcia Iñiguez, one of the beautiful parks in Holguin.

Holguin is the fourth largest city of Cuba with a population of 326,740 and is an important trade and transportation hub. (click here for a map). It also has airplane, train and bus-connections with all mayor Cuban cities. There al several airline operators which regular flight to Europe and Canada. See How to get there. The Holguin province is famous for their beautiful beaches located just 50KM from Holguin City. Most known beaches are Playa Guardalavaca and Playa Pesquero.

Wall memorial of the independence war.

 Wall memorial of the independence war.