16 days in Cuba Itinerary

16 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Matanzas
— 1 night
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Sancti Spiritus
— 2 nights
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Bayamo
— 1 night
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Guantanamo
— Few hours
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Camaguey
— 3 nights
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Cienfuegos
— 6 nights

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Matanzas

Matanzas ©

City of Bridges

Though located near a popular tourist resort, Matanzas remains a relatively small town with a strong cultural heritage.
On the 2nd (Tue), have unforgettable encounters with Club ScubAzul, look for all kinds of wild species at Finca Fiesta Campesina, and then shop like a local with Lolo Galeria-Taller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Carlos Borromeo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cardenas Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Cuartel de Bomberos de Matanzas, then see the interesting displays at Pharmaceutical Museum, then get outside with Parque de la Libertad, and finally don't miss a visit to Ermita de Monserrate.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Matanzas trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Matanzas is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Cuba Standard Time (CST) is minus 6 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in March, with highs in Matanzas at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Sancti Spiritus.

Things to do in Matanzas

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

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Club ScubAzul
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Specialty Museum
Pharmaceutical Museum
4.8

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Sancti Spiritus

Sancti Spiritus ©
Sancti Spíritus is a municipality and capital city of the province of Sancti Spíritus in central Cuba and one of the oldest Cuban European settlements. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the views from Puente Yayabo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Parroquial Mayor del Espiritu Santo, and then admire the striking features of Parque Serafin Sanchez.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sancti Spiritus trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Matanzas to Sancti Spiritus in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bayamo.

Things to do in Sancti Spiritus

Parks · Historic Sites
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Architectural Building
Parque Serafin Sanchez
4.4

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Bayamo

Bayamo ©
Bayamo is the capital city of the Granma Province of Cuba and one of the largest cities in the Oriente region.OverviewThe community of Bayamo lies on a plain by the Bayamo River. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at Wax Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Del Santisimo Salvador De Bayamo, and then examine the collection at Casa Natal De Carlos Manuel De Cespedes.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayamo vacation planner.

You can drive from Sancti Spiritus to Bayamo in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Guantanamo.

Things to do in Bayamo

Museums · Historic Sites

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Guantanamo

Guantanamo ©
Guantánamo is a municipality and city in southeast Cuba and capital of Guantánamo Province.Guantánamo is served by the Caimanera port near the site of a U.S. On the 6th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Santa Catalina de Ricci.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Guantanamo trip builder website.

Getting from Bayamo to Guantanamo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Guantanamo are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Camaguey.

Things to do in Guantanamo

Historic Sites
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Camaguey

Camaguey ©
Camaguey encompasses the central section of Cuba and remains largely agricultural, its economy dependent on small-scale cattle raising and fruit production.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Plaza del Carmen and Parque Ignacio Agramonte. Camaguey Centro and Casa Natal del Mayor (Ignacio Agramonte) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Plaza San Juan de Dios, don't miss a visit to Gallery Larios, shop like a local with Casa de Arte Jover, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Ana.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Camaguey online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Guantanamo to Camaguey in 6 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Guantanamo in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Camaguey, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cienfuegos.

Things to do in Camaguey

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping
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Plaza del Carmen
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Camaguey Centro
4.3

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Cienfuegos

Cienfuegos ©

Pearl of the South

The city of Cienfuegos sits in a scenic natural bay, attracting visitors from across the country and further afield since its establishment in the early 19th century.
YuditVidalFaife and Galerie D'Art Calleyro will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Convento de San Francisco de Asis and Ruinas de Ingenio San Isidro de los Destiladeros for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Trinidad (Church of the Holy Trinity, Plaza Mayor, &more) and Topes de Collantes (in Topes de Collantes). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cementerio Tomas Acea, pause for some photo ops at Estatua de Benny More, make a trip to Parque Jose Marti, and admire the striking features of Museo de las Artes Palacio Ferrer.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cienfuegos tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Camaguey to Cienfuegos takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cienfuegos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cienfuegos

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

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