8 days in Cuba Itinerary

8 days in Cuba Itinerary

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8 days in Cuba Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13 h
1
Havana
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Cayo Largo
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Varadero
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
4
Cayo Guillermo
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: London

3
nights
Havana

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Bring the kids along to Malecón of Havana and El Morro. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Catedral, explore the landscape on two wheels at CicloCuba, steep yourself in history at Plaza de San Francisco, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Havana.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Havana vacation builder.

London, UK to Havana is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to Havana, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, things will get warmer in Havana: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
El Morro ©
El Morro

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sirena Beach and then kick back and relax at Playa Paraiso.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cayo Largo travel route builder website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Havana to Cayo Largo takes 1.5 hours. In April in Cayo Largo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Varadero.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach

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 6th (Mon): make a trip to Parque Central, then stroll through Varadero Beach, and then walk around Josone Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Varadero trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Cayo Largo to Varadero by flight takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Cayo Largo in April, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Varadero. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Varadero

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

2
nights
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.
On the 7th (Tue), head off the coast to Cayo Media Luna, then stroll through Cayo Guillermo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pilar.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cayo Guillermo travel route planner.

Drive from Varadero to Cayo Guillermo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Varadero in April since evenings lows in Cayo Guillermo dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo
Cayo Media Luna ©
Cayo Media Luna

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