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Number of Reviews: 83 Overall score: *****
Cycling along the coast to Trinidad, Cuba
***** Written
Cycling Cuba

Cuba Cycling Jan 2015

5
A unique country and a fabulous holiday! A heady mix of great scenery, friendly people, top cycling, vintage cars, music, dancing, Caribbean coastline and cocktails galore!
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Cycling along the coast to Trinidad, Cuba
***** Written
Cycling Cuba

Charles Marwood

5
Undoubtably the best way to see Cuba in two weeks. On a bike with excellent guides, like minded group members head from plain to mountain range, village to city and cathedral to desert island.
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Cycling along the coast to Trinidad, Cuba
***** Written
Cycling Cuba

Cycling Cuba

5
Cycling is such an awesome way to see a country! And Cuba is no exception, its' mostly quiet roads makes it a great place to cycle. You'll see more horses and carriages than cars/trucks in most places.
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Cycling along the coast to Trinidad, Cuba
***** Written
Cycling Cuba

Wonderful way to see the island

5
Just returned from this trip (land-only option) and have to say it exceeded my already-high expectations. Itinerary was action-packed without being exhausting, with a decent amount of free time including in the evenings and on rest days. I was pleasantly surprised how early we reached our overnight hotels on most days, enabling plenty of siesta time in between cycling and sightseeing. The route was also great, taking in the vast majority of Cuba's surprisingly diverse landscapes and cultures whilst also providing a good variety of accommodation, from private casas particulares, jungle lodges and provincial hotels to the occasional luxurious, American-style resort. The cycling itself was enjoyable and never too tough - perfectly within the reach of the averagely-fit rider, especially given the pretty capable hire bikes provided, although the heat/humidity obviously adds an extra element of challenge at times. Roads were generally quiet but I was also pleasantly surprised by the courtesy shown by vast majority of drivers - if only British drivers were this considerate! There are a fair amount of coach transfers to contend with in between cycling legs, too, but these passed quickly in our comfortable vehicle and enabled us to miss out the less interesting bits of a road whilst also taking in additional sights. In particular, our tour leader Freddy was absolutely superb - by far the best guide I've ever experienced. Highly-organised but also very funny and unafraid to give us 'warts and all' insights into the realities of Cuban life. Our two other support drivers were also great and it was good to know they were on-hand constantly. Overall, I'd thoroughly recommend this trip as a great way to experience a fascinating and superbly atmospheric country whilst also working off some of those endless rum cocktails with a bit of exercise.
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