17 days in Cuba Itinerary

17 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
2
Varadero
— 2 nights
3
Trinidad
— 3 nights
4
Cayo Guillermo
— 1 night
5
Havana
— 5 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Playa Paraiso and Playa Blanca Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Sirena Beach and Punta Mal Tiempo. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery.

For reviews and tourist information, use the Cayo Largo road trip website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Cayo Largo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Cuba Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In June, Cayo Largo is somewhat warmer than Sao Paulo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) 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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Cayos Blancos, thenkick back and relax at Varadero Beach, and then see the interesting displays at House of Rum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Pharmaceutical Museum, thenHead underground at Cueva de Saturno, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Beach - Playa Coral.

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Traveling by flight from Cayo Largo to Varadero takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Varadero can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Trinidad.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Matanzas
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Cayos Blancos ©
Cayos Blancos
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Plaza Mayor and Punta Gorda. We've included these beaches for you: Ancon Beach and Rancho Luna Beach. Go for a jaunt from Trinidad to Cienfuegos to see Parque Jose Marti about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Topes de Collantes, examine the collection at Museo de Historia Municipal, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Maria Aguilar, and contemplate the long history of Valle de los Ingenios.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Trinidad trip site.

You can drive from Varadero to Trinidad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Varadero in June since evenings lows in Trinidad dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cienfuegos, Topes de Collantes, Playa Maria Aguilar
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Cayo Media Luna, kick back and relax at Cayo Guillermo, and then kick back and relax at Playa Pilar.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cayo Guillermo driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Cayo Guillermo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Trinidad in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Cayo Guillermo, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Havana.

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

5
nights
Havana

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Malecón of Havana and Old Havana are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Santa Maria del Mar and Playas de Este will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana, don't miss a visit to Revolution Plaza Havana, wander the streets of Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon), and visit Callejon de Hamel.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Havana vacation maker website.

Drive from Cayo Guillermo to Havana in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. June in Havana sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Havana

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

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