16 days in Cuba Itinerary

16 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Havana
— 4 nights
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Varadero
— 3 nights
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Trinidad
— 3 nights
4
Vinales
— 4 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Havana and Malecón of Havana. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Square (Plaza Vieja) and Castillo de la Real Fuerza. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), make a trip to Revolution Plaza Havana, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana, and take in the exciting artwork at Jorge Gil Estudio Galeria.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Havana travel route tool.

Tehran, Iran to Havana is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tehran to Havana is minus 8.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tehran in March, with highs in Havana at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Havana

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Old Havana
4.6
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Historic Walking Area
Malecón of Havana
3.9

3
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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.
Visiting Varadero Beach and Coral Beach - Playa Coral will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lolo Galeria-Taller and Mi Casa Beatles. Explore Varadero's surroundings by going to Matanzas (Pharmaceutical Museum, Parque de la Libertad, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Saturno, view the masterpieces at Artecru, kick back and relax at Cayos Blancos, and explore the ancient world of Cueva de Ambrosio.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Varadero online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Havana to Varadero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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Varadero Beach
4.7

3
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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.
Head to Lazaro Niebla Gallery and La Fernandinafor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galeria Santiago Hermes and Galerie D'Art Calleyro. Step out of Trinidad to go to Cienfuegos and see Poco Bonito, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ancon Beach, see the interesting displays at Museo de Historia Municipal, identify plant and animal life at Topes de Collantes, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

Before you visit Trinidad, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Varadero to Trinidad takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Trinidad, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vinales.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Beach
Ancon Beach
3.8
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Landmark
Plaza Mayor
4.6
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World heritage site
Valle de los Ingenios
3.4

4
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Vinales

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
We've included these beaches for you: Playa Paraiso and Punta Mal Tiempo. Take a break from the city and head to Valle de Vinales and El Torreon Nursery. Venture out of the city with trips to Cayo Largo (Playa Blanca Beach & Sirena Beach) and Cayo Jutias (in Minas de Matahambre). There's more to do: Head underground at Palenque de los Cimarrones.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vinales trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Trinidad to Vinales in 7 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in March, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vinales

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Playa Paraiso
4.8
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Sirena Beach
4.7
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Valle de Vinales
4.8

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