7 days in Cuba Itinerary

7 days in Cuba Itinerary

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7 days in Cuba Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Havana
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Varadero
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Calgary

5
nights
Havana

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Take a break from Havana with a short trip to Playa Paraiso in Cayo Largo, about 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Malecón of Havana, contemplate the long history of El Morro, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Havana.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Havana online trip builder .

Calgary, Canada to Havana is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Calgary to Havana. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Calgary in January; daily highs in Havana reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Playa Paraiso
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso

1
night
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 4th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Delfinario, kick back and relax at Varadero Beach, and then stroll around Josone Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Varadero road trip planning website .

Drive from Havana to Varadero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. February in Varadero sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Josone Park ©
Josone Park
Delfinario ©
Delfinario

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