15 days in Cuba Itinerary

15 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
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Trinidad
— 3 nights
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Cayo Guillermo
— 2 nights
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Varadero
— 2 nights
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Havana
— 5 nights

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cayo Largo: Vinales (Horseback Riding Tours & Valle de Vinales). On the 2nd (Fri), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Playa Paraiso. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Sirena Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Mal Tiempo.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cayo Largo trip itinerary builder.

Rome, Italy to Cayo Largo is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Cuba Standard Time is minus 6 hours. In October, Cayo Largo is somewhat warmer than Rome - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Must see
Valle de Vinales
4.8
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Beach
Sirena Beach
4.7

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: Cienfuegos (Museo de las Artes Palacio Ferrer, Parque Jose Marti, &more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Ancon Beach, identify plant and animal life at Topes de Collantes, make a trip to Trinidad de Cuba, and examine the collection at Romance Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Trinidad trip planning site.

You can take a bus from Cayo Largo to Trinidad in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Beach
Ancon Beach
3.8
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Landmark
Parque Jose Marti
4.4

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 7th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Cayo Media Luna, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pilar, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cayo Guillermo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Acuavida Spa Talaso and then discover the deep blue sea with Melia Cayo Coco Diving Center.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cayo Guillermo online attractions planner.

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. In October, daytime highs in Cayo Guillermo are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Beach
Playa Pilar
4.5

2
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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 9th (Fri): kick back and relax at Varadero Beach, then get advice or help at Convention Center Plaza America, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Saturno, and finally stroll around Josone Park. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Delfinario, then see the interesting displays at Pharmaceutical Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at ScubaLibre Varadero.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Varadero trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cayo Guillermo to Varadero in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cayo Guillermo in October since evenings lows in Varadero dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Havana.

Things to do in Varadero

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Must see
Varadero Beach
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Pharmaceutical Museum
4.8
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Park
Josone Park
4.1

5
nights
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, make a trip to El Capitolio, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and steep yourself in history at Old Square (Plaza Vieja).

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Havana trip planner.

Drive from Varadero to Havana in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Havana can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Havana

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Historic Walking Area
Malecón of Havana
3.9
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Landmark
El Capitolio
4.0

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