15 days in Cuba Itinerary

15 days in Cuba Itinerary

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15 days in Cuba Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Trinidad
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Varadero
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Havana
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Montreal

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa Mal Tiempo and Sea Turtle Hatchery. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Playa Paraiso and stroll through Sirena Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cayo Largo road trip planning app .

Montreal, Canada to Cayo Largo is an approximately 5-hour flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in August: high temperatures in Cayo Largo hover around 37°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sea Turtle Hatchery ©
Sea Turtle Hatchery
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Convento de San Francisco de Asis and Palacio de Valle. Museum-lovers will get to explore Yudit Vidal Faife and Romance Museum. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Topes de Collantes, get interesting insight from Tours, see the interesting displays at Colonial Architecture Museum, and admire the sheer force of Parque el Cubano.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Trinidad journey maker site .

Explore your travel options from Cayo Largo to Trinidad with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Trinidad are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Trinidad

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Topes de Collantes, Palacio de Valle
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Topes de Collantes ©
Topes de Collantes
Convento de San Francisco de Asis ©
Convento de San Francisco de Asis
Yudit Vidal Faife ©
Yudit Vidal Faife

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 30th (Fri), examine the collection at Pharmaceutical Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Mi Casa Beatles, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Taller de Ceramica Artistica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Ambrosio Cave and then play a few rounds at Varadero Golf Club.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Varadero online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Trinidad to Varadero in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Varadero are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Havana.

Things to do in Varadero

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

Pharmaceutical Museum
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Varadero Golf Club ©
Varadero Golf Club
Pharmaceutical Museum ©
Pharmaceutical Museum

7
nights
Havana

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Appreciate the collections at Church and Convent of St. Francis of Asisi and Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion). Explore hidden gems such as Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales and Vedado. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of El Malecon, explore the different monuments and memorials at Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon), contemplate the long history of El Morro, and don't miss a visit to Revolution Plaza.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Havana online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Varadero to Havana takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Old Havana ©
Old Havana
El Malecon ©
El Malecon

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