19 days in Cuba Itinerary

19 days in Cuba Itinerary

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19 days in Cuba Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  5​h
1
Varadero
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Havana
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Vinales
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
San Diego de los Banos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Las Terrazas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Varadero
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Montreal, Quebec

few
hours
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.
To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Varadero road trip tool .

Montreal, Canada to Varadero is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Montreal in February, things will get much warmer in Varadero: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. You will leave for Havana on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Varadero

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

4
nights
Havana

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Bacardi Building has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Old Havana and steep yourself in history at El Morro.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Havana day trip planning website .

You can drive from Varadero to Havana in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February, daytime highs in Havana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Terrazas.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Havana ©
Old Havana
El Morro ©
El Morro
Bacardi Building ©
Bacardi Building

2
nights
Vinales

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): appreciate the views at Valle de Vinales, Head underground at Palenque de los Cimarrones, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vinales itinerary planner.

You can drive from Havana to Vinales in 3 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Las Terrazas.

Things to do in Vinales

Outdoors Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Palenque de los Cimarrones ©
Palenque de los Cimarrones
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
San Diego de los Banos

San Diego de los Banos ©
You've now added Cayo Levisa to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): learn about all things military at Cueva de los Portales, then step off the mainland to explore Cayo Levisa, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Hacienda Cortina. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of La Guira National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Diego de los Banos road trip site .

Traveling by car from Vinales to San Diego de los Banos takes 1.5 hours. February in San Diego de los Banos sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. You will leave for Las Terrazas on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in San Diego de los Banos

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

La Guira National Park, Cayo Levisa
Highlights from your plan
Cayo Levisa ©
Cayo Levisa
Cueva de los Portales ©
Cueva de los Portales
Hacienda Cortina ©
Hacienda Cortina

2
nights
Las Terrazas

Las Terrazas ©
Las Terrazas is known for wildlife, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Las Terrazas Complex and explore the activities along Banos del San Juan.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Terrazas trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Havana to Las Terrazas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February in Las Terrazas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. You will leave for Vinales on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Las Terrazas

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Las Terrazas Complex ©
Las Terrazas Complex
Banos del San Juan ©
Banos del San Juan

7
nights
Varadero

Varadero ©
Bring the kids along to Cuevas de Bellamar and Delfinario. Change things up with these side-trips from Varadero: Matanzas (Parque de la Libertad, Pharmaceutical Museum, & more) and Cardenas Cathedral (in Cardenas). See even more of Varadero: stroll around Josone Park, play a few rounds at Varadero Golf Club, delve into the distant past at Cueva de Ambrosio, and get outside with Cienaga de Zapata.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Varadero holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Las Terrazas to Varadero takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varadero

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Matanzas, Cardenas
Highlights from your plan
Coral Beach - Playa Coral ©
Coral Beach - Playa Coral
Cuevas de Bellamar ©
Cuevas de Bellamar
Delfinario ©
Delfinario

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