15 days in Cuba Itinerary

15 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Havana
— 5 nights
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Varadero
— 2 nights
3
Vinales
— 3 nights
4
Trinidad
— 2 nights

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5
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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: don't miss a visit to Malecón of Havana, contemplate the long history of Revolution Plaza Havana, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Havana.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Havana is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Cuba Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In October, Havana is warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Havana

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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Walking tours

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.
On the 16th (Fri), stroll around Josone Park. On the next day, meet some fierce fish with Club ScubAzul and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cayos Blancos.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Varadero holiday tool.

Drive from Havana to Varadero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Vinales.

Things to do in Varadero

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Josone Park ©
Josone Park
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno

3
nights
Vinales

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vinales: Cayo Largo (Playa Blanca Beach, Sirena Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Valle de Vinales, explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas de Santo Tomas, don't miss a visit to Mural de la Prehistoria, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vinales vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Varadero to Vinales in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Vinales are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Vinales

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach
Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Cayo Levisa ©
Cayo Levisa

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): surround yourself with nature on Trinidad Sightseeing, then see the interesting displays at Museo de Historia Municipal, then see the interesting displays at Romance Museum, and finally make a trip to Plaza Mayor. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Trinidad de Cuba, stroll through Ancon Beach, then get a taste of the local shopping with YuditVidalFaife, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de San Francisco de Asis.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Trinidad itinerary maker.

Getting from Vinales to Trinidad by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trinidad

Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

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Valle de los Ingenios ©
Valle de los Ingenios
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach

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