Nous utilisons nos propres cookies et des cookies de tiers pour améliorer votre expérience ainsi que nos services. Si vous poursuivez la navigation, nous considérons que vous acceptez leur utilisation. Vous pouvez obtenir de plus amples informations sur notre Politique relative aux cookies.

Fermer

Drive up into the interior highlands for spectacular nature, views - and an odd little monument.

Add to my guide

Valle Nuevo National Park

An inland nature reserve with a quirky something extra: a pyramid.

Up in the hills some 150 kilometres (93 miles) inland from Santo Domingo, Valle Nuevo National Park is the site of the Caribbean's highest alpine forest. But apart from its natural beauty, it possesses a curious feature: an odd little pyramid, built in 1957 under dictator Rafael Trujillo. Supposedly marking the geographical centre of Hispaniola, it turned out the "split pyramid" design was meant to symbolise the separation of the two nearby towns. Regardless, the ecotourism and views up here are marvelous (though in winter, you'll need to bring a coat, as temperatures can get quite chilly).



Your customised guide

Add files to start to configure your guide

Réservez dès maintenant votre vol à Dominican Republic
Consultez les prix et les dates

10 tips to keep your hand baggage

Find out what type of packs are considered hand baggage and how to can change them so that they can go in the cabin with you during the flight.

Free download