FINCA VIGÍA, Havana

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Peer into the home of celebrated novelist Ernest Hemingway at FINCA VIGÍA, where the artist created "The Old Man and the Sea" and "For Whom the Bell Tolls." Take a guided tour to make sense of the writer's life and see his collection of books, trophies, and other memorabilia. Outside you'll be able to visit the gardens and see Hemingway's boat docked at the pier. Put FINCA VIGÍA on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Havana online trip maker .
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  • A most enjoyable experience. The grounds are beautiful, and lush. You can walk at your leisure, and take as many photos as you wish. Don’t miss it!  more »
  • Anyone who has read Hemingway &/or has an appreciation of his life and larger-than-life biography, would totally love a visit here. I'm sorry, but can't understand the tales of "hype" (where?) or lack...  more »
  • I'm a big fan of Hemingway's creativity, was just thrilled with the visit to the Museum. All interiors remained untouched, consider the smallest details, uniforms, a bedroom, a living room, all stuffed animals ... delight, even old newspaper lying on the bed! Territory very beautiful.
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  • Excellent historical house where Ernest Hemingway lived for many years! See his boat, bedroom, living room, tower equipped with spyglass to watch Eva Gardner while she swam naked in the pool... see it all, and hear the stories of his life in Cuba.
  • Beautifully maintained piece of history. You cannot go inside, but you are able to see most of the restored areas from the windows. Make sure you go up the tower if you're able.
  • Really enjoyed seeing the villa Hemingway had just outside La Habana. Bring enough time to soak in the atmosphere! Even though you can only see through the windows (or exactly because of that?), you get a good sense of what it might have been like for Hemingway and his visitors.
  • This is a must visit for Hemingway fans. The house is pretty much as he left it and there is plenty to see even though access into the house is not permitted. The guided tour is worth taking.
  • Well preserved home where Hemingway lived while in Cuba. They did a nice job curating the home. Well appointed grounds with great views.

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