With suitable climatic conditions and vast territories, Cuba is one of the largest tobacco exporters across the world. Cuban cigars are one of the most iconic symbols of the country. If you plan your Cuban holidays for early spring, you'll get a chance to watch vast tobacco fields at the harvest time.
The two major tobacco types are Corojo and Criollo that are mostly grown in the Pinar del Rio Province in the West where you can see the whole process. The best black tobacco grows on this fertile soil. Four other tobacco regions include Remedios and Oriente, Partidos, and Semi Vuelta Abajo. The latter provides tobacco leaves for the most famous cigars: the Habano.