9 days in Cuba Itinerary

9 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zagreb
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Havana
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Taxi + Train + Taxi:  5 h 30 min
2
Cayo Guillermo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Varadero
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Zagreb

4
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: appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, don't miss a visit to El Capitolio, contemplate the long history of El Morro, and stroll the grounds of Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon).

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Havana road trip website.

Zagreb, Croatia to Havana is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Zagreb to Havana. Traveling from Zagreb in February, expect Havana to be much warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Havana

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): head off the coast to Cayo Media Luna, then kick back and relax at Cayo Guillermo, and then stroll through Playa Pilar.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cayo Guillermo travel planner.

Getting from Havana to Cayo Guillermo by combination of flight, train, and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Havana in February, Cayo Guillermo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Trinidad.

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Valle de los Ingenios, shop like a local with Galerie D'Art Calleyro, enjoy the sand and surf at Ancon Beach, then see the interesting displays at Romance Museum, and finally make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

Before you visit Trinidad, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Cayo Guillermo to Trinidad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. February in Trinidad sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Trinidad

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at House of Rum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach, then stroll around Josone Park, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Delfinario.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Varadero online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Trinidad to Varadero in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Josone Park ©
Josone Park
Delfinario ©
Delfinario

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