Holguín located in the eastern part of the country, the birthplace of Cuban music. Holguín is the name of the third largest province in Cuba with an area of 9,300 km2 and more than a million inhabitant. Founded in 1545 by the Spanish conquistador Don Francisco Garcia Holguin. Is a lovely place where the beautiful flora leaves no one indifferent! A major attraction point in the province is the ecotourism excursions. For those who will visit Cuba or Holguin for the first time. Christopher Columbus landed in Gibara, in the province of Holguin on October 27th, 1492. He said it was "the eyes of the most beautiful country that man has ever seen."