11 days in Cuba Itinerary

11 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Havana
— 3 nights
2
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
3
Vinales
— 1 night
4
Trinidad
— 1 night
5
Santiago de Cuba
— 2 nights

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Havana

Havana ©

Rome of the Caribbean

Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Havana is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Malecón of Havana, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), make a trip to Old Havana, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Havana online trip maker.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Havana is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Havana, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in April: high temperatures in Havana hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Havana

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Historic Walking Area
Malecón of Havana
3.9
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Must see
Old Havana
4.6

2
nights
Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo ©
The stress of modern life feels a million miles away when you holiday on Cayo Largo, a small and unspoiled resort island off the coast of Cuba.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Sirena Beach and then stroll through Playa Paraiso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle Hatchery, then step off the mainland to explore Cayo Rico, and then kick back and relax at Punta Mal Tiempo.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cayo Largo journey builder app.

You can take a bus from Havana to Cayo Largo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May in Cayo Largo, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vinales.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Must see
Playa Paraiso
4.8
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Beach
Sirena Beach
4.7

1
night
Vinales

Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): Head underground at Cuevas de Santo Tomas and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vinales tour itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Cayo Largo to Vinales in 8.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May in Vinales, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Vinales

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
4.7

1
night
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Built on sugar and seemingly preserved in molasses, the town of Trinidad attracts visitors with its well-aged 19th century architecture and rustic charm, showcasing the sounds, scents, and sights of days gone by.
On the 6th (Wed), make a trip to Plaza Mayor, see the interesting displays at Romance Museum, examine the collection at Colonial Architecture Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ancon Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Valle de los Ingenios.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Trinidad road trip tool.

Drive from Vinales to Trinidad in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. May in Trinidad sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santiago de Cuba.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Beaches
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Beach
Ancon Beach
3.8
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Landmark
Plaza Mayor
4.6
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World heritage site
Valle de los Ingenios
3.4

2
nights
Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba ©
Santiago de Cuba has taken almost as much influence from Haiti and the Dominican Republic as it has from Havana, distilling a concoction of cultures to create a city with a distinct identity.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Casa Museo Granjita de Siboney, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca, take an in-depth tour of Casa de Diego Velazquez, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cementerio Santa Ifigenia, and finally steep yourself in history at Moncada Barracks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Emilio Bacardi Moreau Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin de los Helechos, and then delve into the mystery of Cobre.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Cuba trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Santiago de Cuba takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Cuba

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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