15 days in Cuba Itinerary

15 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Havana
— 4 nights
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Vinales
— 2 nights
3
Varadero
— 1 night
4
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
5
Trinidad
— 3 nights
6
Cayo Guillermo
— 2 nights

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4
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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: appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Revolution Plaza Havana, and steep yourself in history at Old Square (Plaza Vieja).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Havana trip itinerary planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Havana is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Havana is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Zurich in December, things will get warmer in Havana: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Vinales.

Things to do in Havana

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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Square (Plaza Vieja) ©
Old Square (Plaza Vieja)

2
nights
Vinales

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 1st (Fri): trot along with a tour on horseback, then admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Vinales, and then Head underground at Palenque de los Cimarrones. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Mural de la Prehistoria, head off the coast to Cayo Levisa, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico de Vinales.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vinales tour planning site.

Traveling by car from Havana to Vinales takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Vinales

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Cayo Levisa ©
Cayo Levisa
Horseback Riding Tours

1
night
Varadero

Varadero ©
One of the largest resort towns in the Caribbean, Varadero boasts a 20 km (12 mi) long stretch of sand, lined with hotels and all-inclusive resorts.
On the 3rd (Sun), kick back and relax at Varadero Beach, stroll around Josone Park, don't miss a visit to Parque Central, then Head underground at Cueva de Saturno, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Delfinario.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Varadero road trip app.

Traveling by car from Vinales to Varadero takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno
Josone Park ©
Josone Park

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 4th (Mon): stroll through Playa Paraiso. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Mal Tiempo, kick back and relax at Sirena Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cayo Largo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Varadero to Cayo Largo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Cayo Largo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach
Punta Mal Tiempo ©
Punta Mal Tiempo

3
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trinidad: Santa Clara (Israeli Cemetery of the Hebrew Community of Santa Clara, Che Guevara Mausoleum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, enjoy breathtaking views from Iznaga Tower, take in the awesome beauty at Topes de Collantes, and surround yourself with nature on Trinidad Sightseeing.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Trinidad trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a bus from Cayo Largo to Trinidad in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Trinidad when traveling from Cayo Largo in January, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Topes de Collantes ©
Topes de Collantes
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach

2
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Cayo Guillermo

Cayo Guillermo
A kay of the Jardines del Rey archipelago, Cayo Guillermo has become a popular international tourist destination, buoyed by the construction of luxury all inclusive resorts that dot the paradisal island.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): kick back and relax at Cayo Guillermo, fulfill a lifelong dream with Delfinario, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pilar.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cayo Guillermo visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Cayo Guillermo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Trinidad in January, expect little chillier with lows of 23°C in Cayo Guillermo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo
Delfinario ©
Delfinario

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