11 days in Cuba Itinerary

11 days in Cuba Itinerary

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11 days in Cuba Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
+4
Fly + Foot + Bus + Foot + Bus:  23 h 45 min
1
Vinales
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Varadero
— 1 day
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
4
Havana
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Taxi + Train + Taxi:  2 h
5
Cayo Guillermo
— 1 night
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Ljubljana

2
nights
Vinales

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cayo Jutias and then appreciate the views at Valle de Vinales.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vinales travel planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Vinales is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Ljubljana to Vinales due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Vinales

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Cayo Jutias
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Cayo Jutias ©
Cayo Jutias
Cuevas de Santo Tomas ©
Cuevas de Santo Tomas

1
day
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 13th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Ambrosio Cave and then stroll through Varadero Beach.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Varadero trip builder.

Traveling by car from Vinales to Varadero takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Varadero can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Varadero

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Cueva de Ambrosio ©
Cueva de Ambrosio

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 14th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Sirena Beach and then kick back and relax at Playa Paraiso.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cayo Largo vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Varadero to Cayo Largo takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Havana.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

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

3
nights
Havana

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Visit El Malecon and Old Havana for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like El Morro and Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Old Square (Plaza Vieja), don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Havana Cathedral, and take a stroll through Callejon de Hamel.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Havana custom trip planner.

Getting from Cayo Largo to Havana by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. In October in Havana, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Old Havana ©
Old Havana
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Square (Plaza Vieja) ©
Old Square (Plaza Vieja)

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 19th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Cayo Guillermo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pilar.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cayo Guillermo online itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Havana to Cayo Guillermo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In October in Cayo Guillermo, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo

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