8 days in Cuba Itinerary

8 days in Cuba Itinerary

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8 days in Cuba Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Havana
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

5
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: appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), steep yourself in history at Revolution Plaza, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Havana trip app.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Havana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from San Juan to Havana, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Juan in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Havana, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Havana

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): stroll through Playa Paraiso and then appreciate the views at Valle de Vinales. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa Mal Tiempo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sirena Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cayo Largo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Havana to Cayo Largo takes 1.5 hours. April in Cayo Largo sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Valle de Vinales
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Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach

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