22 days in Cuba Itinerary

22 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Havana
— 6 nights
2
Vinales
— 4 nights
3
Varadero
— 3 nights
4
Santa Clara
— 2 nights
5
Trinidad
— 4 nights
6
Cayo Guillermo
— 2 nights

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6
nights
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, steep yourself in history at Revolution Plaza Havana, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Havana trip itinerary app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Havana is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Cuba Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in October, with highs in Havana at 35°C and lows at 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vinales.

Things to do in Havana

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 25:
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Walking tours

4
nights
Vinales

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vinales: Cayo Jutias (in Minas de Matahambre) and Cayo Largo (Playa Blanca Beach, Sirena Beach, &more). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Vinales, Head underground at Cuevas de Santo Tomas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Vinales trip planner.

Traveling by car from Havana to Vinales takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Varadero.

Things to do in Vinales

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach
Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Cayo Levisa ©
Cayo Levisa

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Varadero: Matanzas (Parque de la Libertad, Pharmaceutical Museum, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach, see the interesting displays at House of Rum, get your bearings at Convention Center Plaza America, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cayos Blancos.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Varadero travel planning app.

You can drive from Vinales to Varadero in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Santa Clara.

Things to do in Varadero

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 1:
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Josone Park ©
Josone Park
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno

2
nights
Santa Clara

Santa Clara ©
The scene of one of the most dramatic battles of the Cuban Revolution, Santa Clara today possesses a youthful feel and a reputation for progressive thought.
On the 2nd (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Santa Clara de Asis, pause for some photo ops at Che Guevara Mausoleum, then stroll around Parque Leoncio Vidal, then appreciate the history behind Statue of Che Guevara Holding a Child, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo de Artes Decorativas. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Iglesia de San Juan Batista, identify plant and animal life at Loma del Capiro, then pause for some photo ops at Monumento a la Toma del Tren Blindado, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Israeli Cemetery of the Hebrew Community of Santa Clara.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Clara driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Varadero to Santa Clara takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November in Santa Clara, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Santa Clara

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de San Juan Batista ©
Iglesia de San Juan Batista
Che Guevara Mausoleum ©
Che Guevara Mausoleum
Statue of Che Guevara Holding a Child ©
Statue of Che Guevara Holding a Child

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Trinidad side-trips: Cienfuegos (Museo de las Artes Palacio Ferrer, Parque Jose Marti, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, see Trinidad Sightseeing, examine the collection at Romance Museum, and steep yourself in history at Valle de los Ingenios.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Trinidad journey builder.

Getting from Santa Clara to Trinidad by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. November in Trinidad sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Valle de los Ingenios ©
Valle de los Ingenios
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach

2
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 8th (Sun): fulfill a lifelong dream with Delfinario, then kick back and relax at Cayo Guillermo, and then kick back and relax at Playa Pilar.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cayo Guillermo trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Cayo Guillermo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In November, daytime highs in Cayo Guillermo are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo
Delfinario ©
Delfinario

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