Cuba Guider
Duration: +/- 8 hours
Location: Santiago de Cuba
Price: 180 CUC / PACKAGE DEAL
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BRIEFING
Get to know the most sacred pilgrimage site and shrine of the nation’s patron saint, our Lady of the Charity who is a religious icon to all Cuban women. Experience how a mass in a Catholic Cuban church is given. Learn about Cuban religion and icons.

WAY POINTS
Copper’s church (Home of our Lady of Charity)

Morning:

Pick up at resort at your request (suggested before 8am); drive the country side road to the Copper’s church while enjoying the scenery. Visit the church and its surroundings. Receive the blessing and learn more about Cuban catholic religion.

 

Luncheon:

Have lunch at a private restaurant located in the area (optional). Enjoy the good music and rest before continuing with the itinerary through Santiago (optional).

 

Afternoon:

Return to resort when you feel ready or make a dinner reservation at a restaurant on the way back.

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Copper's church where people worship the Virgin Mary

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Panoramic view from the front stairs

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Panoramic view from the rear parking lot

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Small idols in sale at the Hotel's shop

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Devotees lighting up some candles and paying promises to the Virgin Mary

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Diverse offerings from sport players

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Diverse offerings from artists

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After the mass while receiving the communion and the blessing from the priest

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Panoramic view from the Hotel of the Copper's church

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Panoramic view from the mountains