8 days in Cuba Itinerary

8 days in Cuba Itinerary

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8 days in Cuba Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Havana
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Varadero
— Few hours
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Toronto

7
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, sightseeing, museums, nightlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Malecon, make a trip to Old Havana, contemplate the long history of El Morro, and wander the streets of Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon).

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Havana tour planner.

Toronto, Canada to Havana is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto in December, expect Havana to be much warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Havana ©
Old Havana

few
hours
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 3rd (Wed), stroll through Varadero Beach and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Delfinario.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Varadero custom trip planner.

Getting from Havana to Varadero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Varadero can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Delfinario ©
Delfinario

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