Tourism in Salcedo - Dominican Republic

Travel guide and tourist information to visit Salcedo and around: what to see, what to do, what to visit, which excursions... in Salcedo.

Salcedo - Dominican Republic

Salcedo - Dominican Republic

Salcedo is the capital of the Hermanas Mirabal province, north of the Dominican Republic. Salcedo is known as the cradle of the Mirabal sisters, three sisters who died fighting the dictatorship of Rafael Leonidas Trujillo.

The Cordillera Septentrional crosses the north side of town. The rivers in this province are short and most important are Cenoví, and Bacuí Jayabo.
An interesting place is the Museum and Monument to Mirabal sisters in the towns of Ojo de Agua and Conuco. Since 2006, he developed the initiative of the Ruta de los Wall, which now constitute the largest sample of mural painting and the Dominican Republic and Caribbean.

Salcedo is a prominent agricultural town with the main products, bananas, cassava, cocoa and coffee. Tourism is almost non-existent with very little accommodation, one hotel, La Casona Gran Imperial.

Tourist attractions and places to visit in Salcedo

Carnival Salcedense


Hermanas Mirabal Museum


What to see, what to do, what to visit in the surroundings of Salcedo

La Salcedoa Scientific Reserve

The reserve was originally created to protect a species that is endemic to this region the Salcedoa Mirabaliarum, a new botanical species with a scientific character. The reserve has a great diversity of butterflies, birds, plants... It is an ecotourism paradise for nature lovers.

Las Golondrinas waterfall

It takes about 1h30 walk to reach this beautiful wild waterfall.

Rio Partido

Cascade that is located in Partido Río in the zona of Jamao al Norte, Salcedo. It is a sporty hike for nature lovers and thrills.

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