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Activities in Holguín

Private Tour of Holguin

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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US$ 48
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Delve into some of Cuba's most fascinating history with this private tour of Holguin. Historic churches and a spectacular viewpoint await!   

Delve into some of Cuba's most fascinating history with this private tour of Holguin. Historic churches and a spectacular viewpoint await!   

Private Tour of Holguin

We'll meet at the Orígenes mural at the time of your choice, ready to start our private tour of Holguin. Before we start walking, we'll take the time to admire this relief mural that represents some of the most emblematic moments in the history of the city, with Captain García Holguín as the main character. 

A few metres away, we'll see the Plaza de la Marqueta and the Cathedral of San Isidoro, a basilica that has sat here since 1731. Keep your eyes peeled for the Moorish details inside! Afterwards, we'll arrive at one of the most famous tourist spots in Holguin, the Plaza Calixto García Íñiguez. Here, we'll learn all about the city's importance as a trading centre in the 18th century. 

Not far from there we'll find La Periquera, an old colonial building home to an object of great historical value called the Hacha de Holguín, or Holguin Axe, thought to have been created by indigenous peoples in Cuba. After visiting this monument, we'll set off for San José Park, a site that houses the oldest church in the city. Did you know that this temple was built by Franciscan monks? 

To round off a fascinating private tour of Hulguin, we'll head up to the Loma de la Cruz viewpoint. The 458 steps that await us will be worth the climb, because at the top we'll be able to enjoy some breathtaking panoramic views of Holguin. We'll also learn about the history of the cross that crowns this hilltop. 

We'll conclude our private tour of Holguin after three hours. 

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Price

This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Up to 4 people Up to 10 people
Private tour in English
US$ 48
US$ 120

Private tour in English

  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 48
  • Up to 10 people

    US$ 120

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

3 hours.

Included

English speaking guide.

Private and exclusive tour, there will be no one else in the group.

Not included

Entry to La Periquera Museum: 1 CUC (US$ 1) per person.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Per group from
US$ 48

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Orígenes Mural.