7 days in Cuba Itinerary

7 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Santiago de Cuba
— 1 night
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Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
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Varadero
— 2 nights
4
Havana
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Casa de Diego Velazquez, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cementerio Santa Ifigenia, then steep yourself in history at Moncada Barracks, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Santiago de Cuba holiday planner.

Miami, USA to Santiago de Cuba is an approximately 8-hour flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Santiago de Cuba

Historic Sites · Museums
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Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca ©
Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca
Cementerio Santa Ifigenia ©
Cementerio Santa Ifigenia
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): kick back and relax at Playa Blanca Beach, kick back and relax at Punta Mal Tiempo, and then stroll through Playa Paraiso. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sirena Beach and then head off the coast to Cayo Rico.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cayo Largo day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Santiago de Cuba to Cayo Largo in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cayo Largo can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Varadero.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Punta Mal Tiempo ©
Punta Mal Tiempo
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach

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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 28th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Cueva de Ambrosio, then tee off at Varadero Golf Club, and then kick back and relax at Varadero Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Varadero trip app.

Traveling by flight from Cayo Largo to Varadero takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cayo Largo in September, plan for little chillier nights in Varadero, with lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Havana.

Things to do in Varadero

Outdoors · Golf · Beaches
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Varadero Golf Club ©
Varadero Golf Club
Cueva de Ambrosio ©
Cueva de Ambrosio

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Havana

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
On the 29th (Fri), steep yourself in history at El Morro, then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana, then steep yourself in history at Castillo de la Real Fuerza, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Havana. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Old Square (Plaza Vieja), contemplate the long history of Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales, then make a trip to Plaza de la Catedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, and finally wander the streets of Callejon de Hamel.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Havana trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Varadero to Havana in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and train. September in Havana sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Old Havana ©
Old Havana
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales ©
Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales

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