15 days in Cuba Itinerary

15 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vinales
— 1 night
2
Havana
— 6 nights
3
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
4
Varadero
— 2 nights
5
Cayo Guillermo
— 1 day

1
night
Vinales

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
On the 15th (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Palenque de los Cimarrones, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Valle de Vinales, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Cayo Levisa and then stroll through Cayo Jutias.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vinales holiday builder tool.

Florence, Italy to Vinales is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Florence to Vinales is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Florence in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Vinales. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Havana.

Things to do in Vinales

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cayo Jutias, Cayo Levisa
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Cayo Jutias ©
Cayo Jutias
Cayo Levisa ©
Cayo Levisa

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: don't miss a visit to Malecón of Havana, steep yourself in history at Old Square (Plaza Vieja), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Havana trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Vinales to Havana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Havana are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana

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 23rd (Fri): stroll through Sirena Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Paraiso and then kick back and relax at Punta Mal Tiempo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cayo Largo road trip planner.

You can take a bus from Havana to Cayo Largo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Varadero.

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

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.
On the 25th (Sun), walk around Josone Park, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Saturno, and then kick back and relax at Varadero Beach. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Pharmaceutical Museum, Head underground at Cuevas de Bellamar, and then kick back and relax at Cayos Blancos.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Varadero tour planning tool.

You can fly from Cayo Largo to Varadero in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Varadero, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Cayo Media Luna, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Cayo Guillermo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pilar.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cayo Guillermo online attractions planner.

You can drive from Varadero to Cayo Guillermo in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and car. August in Cayo Guillermo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

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

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