10 days in Cuba Itinerary

10 days in Cuba Itinerary

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10 days in Cuba Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  14 h
1
Havana
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Varadero
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Lisbon

5
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, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba, and don't miss a visit to Old Havana.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Havana day trip planning tool.

Lisbon, Portugal to Havana is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Havana is minus 5 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Lisbon in Fevereiro: highs in Havana hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Havana ©
Old 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.
On the 26th (Wed), kick back and relax at Playa Paraiso and then admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Vinales. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Mal Tiempo, enjoy the sand and surf at Sirena Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cayo Largo road trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Havana to Cayo Largo takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Havana in Fevereiro, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Cayo Largo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Varadero.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Valle de Vinales
Highlights from your plan
Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach

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 28th (Fri), see the interesting displays at House of Rum, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Saturno, then kick back and relax at Varadero Beach, and finally walk around Josone Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Varadero online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Cayo Largo to Varadero takes 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Varadero when traveling from Cayo Largo in Fevereiro, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno
Josone Park ©
Josone Park

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