Holguin is a city and capital of the Cuban Province of Holguin. It is a popular Cuban tourist destination boasting beautiful beach resorts and pleasant countryside.
One of the most unique Holguin attractions is the Museo Indocubano in Banes, which has an impressive collection of artifacts from pre-Columbian Cuban culture. Holguin attractions in the provincial capital include the Periquera (Museo Provincial de Holguin), a small museum housed in an elegant colonial mansion; the churches of San Jose and San Isidore; a large monument to revolutionary to Che Guevara; and a large cigar factory.
Things to See & Do
* Holguin beach
* Churches of San Jose and San Isidore
* Cigar factory
* Museo Indocubano
* Outdoor activities
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Cuban Peso (CUP)
Language – Spanish
Population – 346,191 approx
Land Area – 665.9 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – +53
Travel Links - Holguín is served by Frank País Airport. It is possible to get a flight to Holguin from locations in the Caribbean and Cuba. From Europe, Air Transat, Iberia, and several charter companies offer a flight to Holguin. Air Canada has a regular scheduled flight to Holguin for North American travelers. Internally, a flight to Holguin from Havana takes less than an hour. Outside Holguin, Santiago de Cuba has the closest major airport.