17 days in Cuba Itinerary

17 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Matanzas
— 2 nights
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Sancti Spiritus
— 2 nights
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Bayamo
— 1 night
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Guantanamo
— 1 night
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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.
Pharmaceutical Museum and Cardenas Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Club ScubAzul and Ermita de Monserrate. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Puente de Bacunayagua, Head underground at Cuevas de Bellamar, examine the collection at Cuartel de Bomberos de Matanzas, and don't miss a visit to San Severino Castle.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Matanzas journey website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Matanzas is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Matanzas is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Stockholm in March, expect Matanzas to be much hotter, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sancti Spiritus.

Things to do in Matanzas

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Club ScubAzul ©
Club ScubAzul
Pharmaceutical Museum ©
Pharmaceutical Museum
San Severino Castle ©
San Severino Castle

2
nights
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): snap pictures at Puente Yayabo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Parroquial Mayor del Espiritu Santo, and then admire the striking features of Parque Serafin Sanchez.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sancti Spiritus online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Matanzas to Sancti Spiritus by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bayamo.

Things to do in Sancti Spiritus

Parks · Historic Sites
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Iglesia Parroquial Mayor del Espiritu Santo ©
Parque Serafin Sanchez ©
Parque Serafin Sanchez

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Casa Natal De Carlos Manuel De Cespedes, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Del Santisimo Salvador De Bayamo, then take a stroll through Paseo Bayames, and finally see the interesting displays at Wax Museum.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bayamo trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Sancti Spiritus to Bayamo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Bayamo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. On the 6th (Sat), you're off to Guantanamo.

Things to do in Bayamo

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Wax Museum ©
Wax Museum
Catedral Del Santisimo Salvador De Bayamo ©
Casa Natal De Carlos Manuel De Cespedes ©
Casa Natal De Carlos Manuel De Cespedes

1
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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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Zoologico de Piedra.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Guantanamo itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Bayamo to Guantanamo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Camaguey.

Things to do in Guantanamo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Catedral de Santa Catalina de Ricci ©
Catedral de Santa Catalina de Ricci

3
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Martha Jimenez's Studio Workshop and Museo Provincial General Ignacio Agramonte. Explore hidden gems such as Plaza del Carmen and Camaguey Centro. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza San Juan de Dios, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Carmen, experience rural life at Rancho King Touristic Farm, and take in the exciting artwork at Casa de Arte Jover.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Camaguey trip planner.

You can drive from Guantanamo to Camaguey in 6 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Guantanamo in March, Camaguey is slightly colder at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Cienfuegos.

Things to do in Camaguey

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
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Camaguey Centro ©
Camaguey Centro
Plaza del Carmen ©
Plaza del Carmen
Plaza San Juan de Dios ©
Plaza San Juan de Dios

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Iznaga Tower and Cementerio Tomas Acea. Get some cultural insight at Convento de San Francisco de Asis and YuditVidalFaife. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cienfuegos: Trinidad (Church of the Holy Trinity, Ruinas de Ingenio San Isidro de los Destiladeros, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Guanaroca Lagoon, ponder the world of politics at Museo de las Artes Palacio Ferrer, take in the pleasant sights at Malecon de Cienfuegos, and get a taste of the local shopping with Galeria Santiago Hermes.

For photos and tourist information, refer to the Cienfuegos online visit planner.

Getting from Camaguey to Cienfuegos by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: 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 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cienfuegos

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Iznaga Tower ©
Iznaga Tower
Convento de San Francisco de Asis ©
Convento de San Francisco de Asis
Trinidad Sightseeing ©
Trinidad Sightseeing