Just 1.5 hrs. from Havana are two areas of exceptional natural beauty. Las Terrazas biosphere reserve and the botanical gardens of Soroa.
Las Terrazas Complex
In the 19th century the area was developed by French coffee farmers and Haitian settlers who in time completely denuded the land. Beginning in1968 the land was re-forested with 6 million trees and is now an rural model for sustainable development.
Special features of the complex include: