15 days in Cuba Itinerary

15 days in Cuba Itinerary

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1
Havana
— 6 nights
2
Varadero
— 1 night
3
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
4
Trinidad
— 3 nights
5
Cayo Guillermo
— 1 night

6
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: get to know the fascinating history of Malecón of Havana, don't miss a visit to Paseo del Prado, contemplate the long history of El Morro, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Havana driving holiday planning website.

Bordeaux, France to Havana is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Cuba Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Bordeaux in November, expect Havana to be much warmer, temps between 33°C and 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Varadero.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Havana ©
Old Havana

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at Delfinario, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Saturno, then enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach, and finally walk around Josone Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Varadero trip planning app.

Drive from Havana to Varadero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November in Varadero, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno
Josone Park ©
Josone Park

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 20th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Paraiso and then stroll through Sirena Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery, appreciate the views at Valle de Vinales, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cayo Largo vacation planning site.

Traveling by flight from Varadero to Cayo Largo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Varadero in November, Cayo Largo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Vinales
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sea Turtle Hatchery ©
Sea Turtle Hatchery

3
nights
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Built on sugar and seemingly preserved in molasses, the town of Trinidad attracts visitors with its well-aged 19th century architecture and rustic charm, showcasing the sounds, scents, and sights of days gone by.
Explore Trinidad's surroundings by going to Cienfuegos (El Nicho Waterfalls & Parque Jose Marti) and Che Guevara Mausoleum (in Santa Clara). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, contemplate the long history of Valle de los Ingenios, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Topes de Collantes, and see the interesting displays at Romance Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Trinidad itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Cayo Largo to Trinidad takes 4.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Trinidad can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Cienfuegos, Topes de Collantes, Che Guevara Mausoleum
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Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Che Guevara Mausoleum ©
Che Guevara Mausoleum

1
night
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 25th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cayo Guillermo and then stroll through Playa Pilar.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cayo Guillermo travel planner.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Cayo Guillermo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. November in Cayo Guillermo sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 25:
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Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo

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