29 days in Cuba Itinerary

29 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Havana
— 5 nights
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Vinales
— 3 nights
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Varadero
— 3 nights
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Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
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Cienfuegos
— 2 nights
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Santa Clara
— 1 night
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Trinidad
— 3 nights
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Cayo Guillermo
— 1 night
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Cayo Coco
— 1 night
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Santiago de Cuba
— 5 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.
Havana is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Malecón of Havana, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and make a trip to Old Square (Plaza Vieja).

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Melbourne, Australia to Havana is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Cuba Standard Time is minus 15 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Melbourne in June, with highs in Havana at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car 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
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Vinales to Minas de Matahambre to see Cayo Jutias about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Vinales, Head underground at Cuevas de Santo Tomas, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and hit the best photo ops around with Photo Tours in Vinales with Guillermo Seijo.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vinales tour planning app.

Getting from Havana to Vinales by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June in Vinales, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Varadero.

Things to do in Vinales

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Cayo Jutias ©
Cayo Jutias
Horseback Riding Tours

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.
When in Varadero, make a side trip to see Club ScubAzul in Matanzas, approximately Matanzas away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Varadero Beach, stroll around Josone Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Saturno, and get advice or help at Convention Center Plaza America.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Varadero trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Vinales to Varadero takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Varadero, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Varadero

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Club ScubAzul ©
Club ScubAzul
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Paraiso. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Cayo Rico, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sirena Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cayo Largo online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Varadero to Cayo Largo in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Cayo Largo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Cienfuegos.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:
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Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach
Sea Turtle Hatchery ©
Sea Turtle Hatchery

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Galeria Santiago Hermes, view the masterpieces at Poco Bonito, make a trip to Parque Jose Marti, then stop by La Fernandina, and finally admire the striking features of Palacio de Valle. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of El Nicho Waterfalls, explore the activities along Guanaroca Lagoon, and then visit Punta Gorda.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cienfuegos road trip planning app.

You can take a bus from Cayo Largo to Cienfuegos in 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Cienfuegos can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Santa Clara.

Things to do in Cienfuegos

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
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El Nicho Waterfalls ©
El Nicho Waterfalls
Parque Jose Marti ©
Parque Jose Marti
Palacio de Valle ©
Palacio de Valle

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll around Parque Leoncio Vidal, appreciate the history behind Che Guevara Mausoleum, then make a trip to Teatro La Caridad, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Israeli Cemetery of the Hebrew Community of Santa Clara.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Clara road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cienfuegos to Santa Clara takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Santa Clara

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Parque Leoncio Vidal ©
Parque Leoncio Vidal
Che Guevara Mausoleum ©
Che Guevara Mausoleum
Teatro La Caridad ©
Teatro La Caridad

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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.
Trinidad is known for beaches, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, get a dose of the wild on Trinidad Sightseeing, see the interesting displays at Romance Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Topes de Collantes.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Trinidad day trip planner.

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. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Trinidad when traveling from Santa Clara in June, with lows around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Topes de Collantes ©
Topes de Collantes
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach

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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.
On the 25th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Cayo Media Luna, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Pilar, and then stroll through Cayo Guillermo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cayo Guillermo road trip app.

Getting from Trinidad to Cayo Guillermo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Trinidad in June, Cayo Guillermo is little chillier at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cayo Coco.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo
Cayo Media Luna ©
Cayo Media Luna

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Cayo Coco

Cayo Coco ©
White sand beaches and calm waters have led to booming tourism in Cayo Coco, one of the main islands of the Jardines Del Rey archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at Acuavida Spa Talaso and then discover the deep blue sea with Melia Cayo Coco Diving Center.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cayo Coco tour itinerary builder tool.

Cayo Coco is very close to Cayo Guillermo. In June in Cayo Coco, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Santiago de Cuba.

Things to do in Cayo Coco

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Spas
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:
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Acuavida Spa Talaso ©
Acuavida Spa Talaso

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Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba ©
Santiago de Cuba has taken almost as much influence from Haiti and the Dominican Republic as it has from Havana, distilling a concoction of cultures to create a city with a distinct identity.
Change things up with these side-trips from Santiago de Cuba: Cayo Saetia Island (in Holguin), Bayamo (Casa Natal De Carlos Manuel De Cespedes & Jardin Botanico de Cupaynicu) and Basilica de la Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre (in El Cobre). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Cementerio Santa Ifigenia, delve into the mystery of Cobre, don't miss a visit to Casa Museo Granjita de Siboney, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin de los Helechos.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Santiago de Cuba trip planner.

Drive from Cayo Coco to Santiago de Cuba in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. June in Santiago de Cuba sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Cuba

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:
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Cayo Saetia Island ©
Cayo Saetia Island
Cementerio Santa Ifigenia ©
Cementerio Santa Ifigenia
Casa Natal De Carlos Manuel De Cespedes ©
Casa Natal De Carlos Manuel De Cespedes

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