16 days in Cuba Itinerary

16 days in Cuba Itinerary

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16 days in Cuba Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  15 h
1
Havana
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Trinidad
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Camaguey
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Santiago de Cuba
— 2 nights
Train + Taxi:  3 h 15 min
5
Baracoa
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Havana
— 6 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Dublin

2
nights
Havana

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
On the 22nd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Revolution Plaza, then take a stroll through Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon), then don't miss a visit to El Capitolio, and finally don't miss a visit to Old Square (Plaza Vieja). Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Castillo de la Real Fuerza, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Catedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Havana.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Havana attractions app .

Dublin, Ireland to Havana is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Dublin to Havana. Traveling from Dublin in February, expect Havana to be much hotter, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Old Havana ©
Old Havana
Old Square (Plaza Vieja) ©
Old Square (Plaza Vieja)

2
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.
On the 24th (Mon), stroll through Ancon Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie D'Art Calleyro, then make a trip to Plaza Mayor, then see the interesting displays at Colonial Architecture Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Valle de los Ingenios.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Trinidad vacation planning app .

Drive from Havana to Trinidad in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Trinidad are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Camaguey.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Valle de los Ingenios ©
Valle de los Ingenios
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach

1
night
Camaguey

Camaguey ©
Camaguey encompasses the central section of Cuba and remains largely agricultural, its economy dependent on small-scale cattle raising and fruit production.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Camaguey Centro, contemplate the long history of Iglesia Nuestra Señora De La Merced, then don't miss a visit to Plaza del Carmen, and finally view the masterpieces at Martha Jimenez's Studio Workshop.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Camaguey trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Camaguey takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Camaguey, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Santiago de Cuba.

Things to do in Camaguey

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Plaza del Carmen ©
Plaza del Carmen
Iglesia Nuestra Señora De La Merced ©
Camaguey Centro ©
Camaguey Centro

2
nights
Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba ©
Santiago de Cuba has taken almost as much influence from Haiti and the Dominican Republic as it has from Havana, distilling a concoction of cultures to create a city with a distinct identity.
Get out of town with these interesting Santiago de Cuba side-trips: El Cobre (El Cobre Basilica & Basilica de la Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Cementerio Santa Ifigenia, contemplate the long history of Moncada Barracks, make a trip to Casa Museo Granjita de Siboney, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption.

Plan my day in Santiago de Cuba using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Camaguey to Santiago de Cuba takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Baracoa.

Things to do in Santiago de Cuba

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

El Cobre
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Cementerio Santa Ifigenia ©
Cementerio Santa Ifigenia
Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca ©
Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca
Casa de Diego Velazquez ©
Casa de Diego Velazquez

1
night
Baracoa

Baracoa
Baracoa is a municipality and city in Guantánamo Province near the eastern tip of Cuba. To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Baracoa trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Santiago de Cuba to Baracoa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for Havana on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Baracoa

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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6
nights
Havana

Havana ©
See some other sides of Havana: don't miss a visit to Malecón of Havana, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get to know the fascinating history of Old Havana, and contemplate the long history of Revolution Plaza.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Havana online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Baracoa to Havana takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Havana ©
Old Havana

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