21 days in Cuba Itinerary

21 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Havana
— 5 nights
2
Vinales
— 3 nights
3
Varadero
— 3 nights
4
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
5
Trinidad
— 4 nights
6
Cayo Guillermo
— 3 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, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), get to know the fascinating history of Old Havana, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read our Havana online sightseeing planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Havana is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Havana due to the time zone difference. In October, Havana is much warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vinales.

Things to do in Havana

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Vinales

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
When in Vinales, make a side trip to see Cayo Jutias in Minas de Matahambre, approximately Minas de Matahambre away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Vinales, explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas de Santo Tomas, step off the mainland to explore Cayo Levisa, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vinales route planner.

You can drive from Havana to Vinales in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Vinales

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Cayo Levisa ©
Cayo Levisa
Cayo Jutias ©
Cayo Jutias

3
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.
Explore Varadero's surroundings by going to Matanzas (Callejon de las Tradiciones, Pharmaceutical Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Saturno, examine the collection at House of Rum, and stroll through Cayos Blancos.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Varadero online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Vinales to Varadero takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Varadero can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Varadero

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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.
On the 23rd (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery, then stroll through Sirena Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Blanca Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Paraiso.

Start your trip to Cayo Largo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Varadero to Cayo Largo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Playa Blanca Beach ©
Playa Blanca Beach

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Trinidad: Santa Clara (Israeli Cemetery of the Hebrew Community of Santa Clara, Che Guevara Mausoleum, &more) and Cienfuegos (La Fernandina, Galeria Santiago Hermes, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Plaza Mayor, enjoy the sand and surf at Ancon Beach, see the interesting displays at Romance Museum, and contemplate the long history of Valle de los Ingenios.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Trinidad trip planner.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Valle de los Ingenios ©
Valle de los Ingenios
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Che Guevara Mausoleum ©
Che Guevara Mausoleum

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get close to the beloved marine mammals with Delfinario, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cayo Guillermo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pilar. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at Acuavida Spa Talaso and then look for all kinds of wild species at Birdwatching with Paulino Lopez Delgado.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cayo Guillermo trip planner.

You can drive from Trinidad to Cayo Guillermo in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. October in Cayo Guillermo sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo
Birdwatching with Paulino Lopez Delgado ©
Birdwatching with Paulino Lopez Delgado

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