Finca Vigía, Havana

#8 of 99 in Historic Sites in Cuba
Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Peer into the home of celebrated novelist Ernest Hemingway at Finca Vigía, where the artist created "The Old Man and the Sea" and "For Whom the Bell Tolls." Take a guided tour to make sense of the writer's life and see his collection of books, trophies, and other memorabilia. Outside you'll be able to visit the gardens and see Hemingway's boat docked at the pier. Put Finca Vigía on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Havana online trip maker.
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  • If you're a die hard fan or looking for some quiet outside of Havana I would recommend. Great musicians playing in the outdoor bar; the house itself can only be seen from windows and open doors and.....  more »
  • This is an absolute must for Hemingway fans, but some of my travelling companions, who were less sure about making the trip out of Havana, still found the visit very interesting. Not being able to...  more »
  • Ernest Hemingway Cuban home high above habana/Havana beautiful home well presented free museum
  • I had a fantastic time here. So much history. Make sure to visit the tower office. When I got home I decided to do a little research on the typewriter there. I found an article about someone trying to locate the one his wife gave him. After contacting the museum to find out if they knew where it was they looked through the stored items and found it in a box. It is now in place one the desk in the tower.
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