10 days in Cuba Itinerary

10 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Train + Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  6 h
2
Vinales
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
3
Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Havana
— 5 nights
Fly + Train:  10 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Cayo Rico, then identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle Hatchery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Mal Tiempo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Sirena Beach and then stroll through Playa Paraiso.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cayo Largo journey tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Cayo Largo is an approximately 15- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Cuba Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in April, expect Cayo Largo to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Vinales.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach
Punta Mal Tiempo ©
Punta Mal Tiempo

1
night
Vinales

Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas de Santo Tomas and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vinales visit planning site.

Getting from Cayo Largo to Vinales by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. May in Vinales sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Trinidad.

Things to do in Vinales

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Horseback Riding Tours
Cuevas de Santo Tomas ©
Cuevas de Santo Tomas

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Valle de los Ingenios, then see the interesting displays at Museo de Historia Municipal, then make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ancon Beach.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Trinidad trip maker site.

You can drive from Vinales to Trinidad in 7 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Havana.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Valle de los Ingenios ©
Valle de los Ingenios

5
nights
Havana

Havana ©
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: make a trip to Malecón of Havana, steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Havana holiday builder app.

Drive from Trinidad to Havana in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. May in Havana sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Old Square (Plaza Vieja) ©
Old Square (Plaza Vieja)
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Havana ©
Old Havana

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