17 days in Cuba Itinerary

17 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Start: Warsaw
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Varadero
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
3
Havana
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Vinales
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
5
Trinidad
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Cayo Guillermo
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Warsaw

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at House of Rum, then Head underground at Cueva de Saturno, then enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach, and finally stroll around Josone Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Delfinario, then explore the ancient world of Cueva de Ambrosio, then kick back and relax at Cayos Blancos, and finally Head underground at Cuevas de Bellamar.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Varadero trip planning tool.

Warsaw, Poland to Varadero is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Warsaw to Varadero, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Warsaw in November, expect Varadero to be warmer, temps between 32°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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 9th (Mon), kick back and relax at Playa Paraiso and then appreciate the views at Valle de Vinales. On the next day, head off the coast to Cayo Rico, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery, and then kick back and relax at Sirena Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Varadero to Cayo Largo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Varadero in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cayo Largo, with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Havana.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Valle de Vinales
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach

6
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: get to know the fascinating history of Malecón of Havana, wander the streets of Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon), don't miss a visit to Old Havana, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Havana vacation planning site.

Traveling by flight from Cayo Largo to Havana takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Cayo Largo in November, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Havana. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vinales.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Havana ©
Old Havana

2
nights
Vinales

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
On the 17th (Tue), trot along with a tour on horseback, then admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Vinales, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Cueva del Palmarito, then Head underground at Cueva del Indio, and then don't miss a visit to Mural de la Prehistoria.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vinales day trip tool.

You can drive from Havana to Vinales in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Vinales are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Vinales

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Cueva del Palmarito
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Horseback Riding Tours
Mural de la Prehistoria ©
Mural de la Prehistoria

2
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.
On the 19th (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Iznaga Tower, steep yourself in history at Valle de los Ingenios, see the interesting displays at Colonial Architecture Museum, then see the interesting displays at Romance Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Topes de Collantes, then examine the collection at Museo de Historia Municipal, then kick back and relax at Ancon Beach, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Yudit Vidal Faife.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Trinidad itinerary app.

You can drive from Vinales to Trinidad in 7 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Trinidad are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Topes de Collantes
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Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Valle de los Ingenios ©
Valle de los Ingenios

1
night
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 21st (Sat), step off the mainland to explore Cayo Media Luna, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cayo Guillermo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pilar.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cayo Guillermo trip planning website.

Drive from Trinidad to Cayo Guillermo in 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo
Cayo Media Luna ©
Cayo Media Luna

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