15 days in Cuba Itinerary

15 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Havana
— 5 nights
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Vinales
— 1 night
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Santa Clara
— 1 night
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Cayo Guillermo
— 1 night
5
Trinidad
— 1 night
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Varadero
— 2 nights
7
Cayo Largo
— 3 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: appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, contemplate the long history of Old Square (Plaza Vieja), visit Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon), and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Havana online trip planner.

Cardiff, UK to Havana is an approximately 15-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Cardiff to Havana, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cardiff in March, expect Havana to be much hotter, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to 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 Havana ©
Old Havana

1
night
Vinales

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
On the 12th (Sat), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then appreciate the views at Valle de Vinales.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vinales trip planning website.

Getting from Havana to Vinales by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March in Vinales, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Santa Clara.

Things to do in Vinales

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Horseback Riding Tours

1
night
Santa Clara

Santa Clara ©
The scene of one of the most dramatic battles of the Cuban Revolution, Santa Clara today possesses a youthful feel and a reputation for progressive thought.
On the 13th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Monumento a la Toma del Tren Blindado, appreciate the history behind Statue of Che Guevara Holding a Child, stroll around Parque Leoncio Vidal, then pause for some photo ops at Che Guevara Mausoleum, and finally stroll the grounds of Israeli Cemetery of the Hebrew Community of Santa Clara.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Clara tour planner.

Drive from Vinales to Santa Clara in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and train. March in Santa Clara sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Santa Clara

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 13:
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Parque Leoncio Vidal ©
Parque Leoncio Vidal
Che Guevara Mausoleum ©
Che Guevara Mausoleum
Statue of Che Guevara Holding a Child ©
Statue of Che Guevara Holding a Child

1
night
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 14th (Mon): kick back and relax at Cayo Guillermo, step off the mainland to explore Cayo Media Luna, and then stroll through Playa Pilar.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cayo Guillermo planning website.

You can drive from Santa Clara to Cayo Guillermo in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Santa Clara in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cayo Guillermo, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo
Cayo Media Luna ©
Cayo Media Luna

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Valle de los Ingenios, examine the collection at Museo de Historia Municipal, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, then see the interesting displays at Romance Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Ancon Beach.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Trinidad road trip planner.

Drive from Cayo Guillermo to Trinidad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Beaches
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Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Valle de los Ingenios ©
Valle de los Ingenios

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): make a trip to Ermita de Monserrate, examine the collection at Pharmaceutical Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Saturno, then walk around Josone Park, and finally kick back and relax at Varadero Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas de Bellamar and then identify plant and animal life at Club ScubAzul.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Varadero planner.

Drive from Trinidad to Varadero in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Varadero sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Varadero

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno
Club ScubAzul ©
Club ScubAzul

3
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 18th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa Paraiso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle Hatchery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sirena Beach, and then kick back and relax at Punta Mal Tiempo.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cayo Largo planner.

Traveling by flight from Varadero to Cayo Largo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Varadero in March since evenings lows in Cayo Largo dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

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

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