14 days in Cuba Itinerary

14 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Varadero
— 3 nights
2
Trinidad
— 2 nights
3
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
4
Havana
— 3 nights
5
Santiago de Cuba
— 2 nights

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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Varadero Beach and Coral Beach - Playa Coral. Cueva de Ambrosio and Mi Casa Beatles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Varadero with a short trip to Cuevas de Bellamar in Matanzas, about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Varadero Golf Club, look for all kinds of wild species at Varahicacos Ecological Reserve, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Santa Elvira.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Varadero road trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Varadero is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Varadero. Traveling from Tel Aviv in March, you will find days in Varadero are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Varadero

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Cuevas de Bellamar
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Cueva de Ambrosio ©
Cueva de Ambrosio
Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Varadero Golf Club ©
Varadero Golf Club

2
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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.
On the 16th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Parque el Cubano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de San Francisco de Asis, and then take in the awesome beauty at Topes de Collantes. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Ancon Beach, examine the collection at Colonial Architecture Museum, then examine the collection at Museo de Historia Municipal, and finally steep yourself in history at Ruinas de Ingenio San Isidro de los Destiladeros.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Trinidad online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Varadero to Trinidad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Topes de Collantes
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Convento de San Francisco de Asis ©
Convento de San Francisco de Asis
Topes de Collantes ©
Topes de Collantes
Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach

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 18th (Wed), stroll through Playa Paraiso and then enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Mal Tiempo. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sirena Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cayo Largo trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Trinidad to Cayo Largo takes 4.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Cayo Largo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Havana.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Iglesia del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus
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Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Punta Mal Tiempo ©
Punta Mal Tiempo
Sea Turtle Hatchery ©
Sea Turtle Hatchery

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Havana

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Popular historic sites such as Old Havana and Church and Convent of St. Francis of Asisi are in your itinerary. Malecón of Havana and Castillo de la Real Fuerza are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales, don't miss a visit to Old Square (Plaza Vieja), and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Havana day trip planning tool.

You can take a bus from Cayo Largo to Havana in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Cayo Largo in March, Havana is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Santiago de Cuba.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales ©
Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana

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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.
On the 23rd (Mon), stroll the grounds of Cementerio Santa Ifigenia, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca, visit a coastal fixture at Faro del Morro, then cruise along La Gran Piedra (The Big Rock), and finally make a trip to Casa Museo Granjita de Siboney. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, take an in-depth tour of Casa de Diego Velazquez, and then walk around Cespedes Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Santiago de Cuba trip planner.

Getting from Havana to Santiago de Cuba by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Havana in March, Santiago de Cuba is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago de Cuba

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Cementerio Santa Ifigenia ©
Cementerio Santa Ifigenia
Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca ©
Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption

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