Province Granma, situated in southeastern Cuba, is fascinating with the impressive Sierra Maestra landscape, a mountain range which spans from Pilón along the coastal street through Granma province and Santiago de Cuba. The capital city Bayamo was founded in 1523 by the colonial masters. Comandancia de la Plata, Castro’s former mountain headquarters, located in Sierra Maestra National Park can be visited with special permission. Pico Turquino, at 1974m the island’s highest mountain peaks out of Turquino National Park. The coastal street goes from Pilón to Santiago de Cuba and for diving enthusiasts; Hotel Marea del Portillo with an adjoining diving center is a sure recommendation.