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history walk

Know Trinidad, a World Craft City

history walk

Know Trinidad, a World Craft City

3 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Spanish
history walk

Know Trinidad, a World Craft City

history walk

Know Trinidad, a World Craft City

3 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Spanish

What you'll do

We will know the intangible heritage of Trinidad, declared Artisan City of the World since 2018, its history, customs and artisanal traditions inherited throughout the centuries by the inhabitants of this land, which were once their only way of life. On this tour, we will visit the cobbled stone streets of the historic center plagued of art everywhere, admiring the architecture of the famous mansions belonged to the wealthy families of Trinidad centuries ago, which provide a colonial and magical atmosphere. We will travel through parks of the city knowing galleries, local artisans, local people, we will introduce in the daily life of the Trinidadians their favorite customs and hobbies. We will know the Santander family, heirs of a long tradition of pottery, where we will have fun creating a piece of pottery, guided by a master. Also you will have the chance to taste the local coctel, a delicious canchánchara. Then traditional Cuban music at Santa Ana Beer Factory. Let's discover the art treasured in Trinidad.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

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    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Your host

Learn more about Kenia

Kenia

I am a cheerful and enthusiastic young. I studied at Carlos Rafael Rodríguez University in Cienfuegos, where I got the Industrial Engineer degree. I love my beautiful Trinidad where I have lived for several years with my family. I am a lover of its history, customs and traditions, and it fascinates me to see the local artists, heirs of an unparalleled talent transmitted from one generation to another transforming the resources of nature into true works of art. Keeping alive skills that were once an important livelihood to the city. So is my work to show you why Trinidad was declared World Craft City and Creative City. Discover it with me!

What's included

Drinks
Canchánchara
Tickets
Clase en la casa Santander
Equipment
Souvenir autografiado por un artista local famoso

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Where you'll be

We will be in historical places and attractions of the city. We will visit the Temple of Yemayá, an example of religious roots and Afro-Cuban traditions. We will be in the Plaza Mayor and the most popular Candongas (craft markets) in Trinidad, galleries and workshops, appreciating quality works of art and their elaboration. We will meet with the Santander family and their store "El Alfarero" where they will enjoy a pottery class. And more!!

Availability

Save 20% when you book 2 weeks in advance. 

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

This is your best chance to get to know our art, legends, centuries-old cultural, religious and traditions that will make you love our World Artisan City. Follow me !!
Kenia
Know Trinidad, a World Craft City
3 reviews
From £10/person
3 reviews
From £10/person