La Gran Piedra (The Big Rock), Santiago de Cuba

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When you reach the top of La Gran Piedra (The Big Rock), you will be rewarded with panoramic views of dramatic terrain that makes up the highest region of Cuba. Nestled within the verdant Sierra Maestra mountain range, this grand monolith weighs in at 63,000 tons and is thought to have been formed after an explosion from a nearby underwater volcano. A steep climb of 452 steps takes you 1,225 m (4,019 ft) above sea level. From the top, you will see views over biodiverse hilltops and scattered ruins from coffee plantations of the early 19th century. To visit La Gran Piedra (The Big Rock) and get the most from your holiday in Santiago de Cuba, create itinerary details personal to you using our Santiago de Cuba tourist route planner.
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  • You need a good car to go, special gasoline and adventure heart. La Gran Piedra is located at 1230 meters above the sea. There is a nice hotel there, not wifi but there is Internet access, nice mobile...  more »
  • We will never forget this outing as our agent booked a lovely charming driver, but his car was so old, it kept smoking and stopping and he kept pouring water on the engine to cool it off! Beware to ta...  more »
  • For anyone who likes nature, and leave you a good day, worth ir.nosotras had a rainy and foggy day and we did not see, what we had to have seen
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