Happy 500 Havana!

Cuba Vacation

Havana celebrates its 500 birthday and the city puts all makeup on it to show the world the best side of a city that still enchants its citizen and foreign friends. 


Visit: Havana

4 Days / 3 Nights

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Day 1 – HAVANA

Arrival at José Martí International Airport. Welcome and assistance by the staff of our agency and transfer in private service to a restaurant in Old Havana to take lunch. Time to check in at chosen accommodation and at night you will enjoy a live music show with dinner.

Day 2 - HAVANA

Breakfast. Transfer to the suburbs to visit “Muraleando” Communitarian Project, a reunifier, futurist and art missionary project in Lawton neighborhood where murals are an essential part of streets decoration. Lunch at a restaurant with artists, singer and people related to Cuban culture who are also creating and cooking the menu so you get the chance of interchanging with them. Return to accommodation place. At nighttime, enjoy a show with traditional Cuban music.

Day 3 – HAVANA

Breakfast. Departure to El Templete, a building with a strong historic past located at Plaza de Armas Square in Old Havana; point where San Cristobal de La Habana Village was founded back in 1519. You are in the right place to dive into the history of the beautiful city, starting with a visit to Santa Isabel Hotel, a building from 1867 that keeps the footprints of ship-owners, artists, merchants, scientists, chroniclers and illustrious travelers. Then a ride through Oficios street until we arrive to San Francisco Square inaugurated in 1628 and third founded one. The adventure continues discovering some other landmarks such as Raquel Hotel, which keeps the knowledge about Hebrews millenary culture; make time to enjoy a cocktail. Visit to Conde de Villanueva Hotel to enjoy a tobacco & rum marriage with a specialist explaining the process. Walk along Mercaderes and then Obispo Street; Obispo is one of the must busy streets of Old Havana and the best: cobbled, narrow and car free. Walking tour through Plaza de Armas Square visiting Real Force Castle, a fortress of huge historic interest and home of La Giraldilla statue that lies over watching the city from the top of its tower. Lunch at La Divina Pastora restaurant, located right in the heart of the system of fortresses and bastions of Havana also known as Havana´s Balcony (El Balcón de La Habana); the place offers an exquisite Cuban and sea cuisine and a beautiful panoramic view of the city and its bay. Return to El Templete. Enjoy a panoramic tour in vintage American cars through Old and Modern Havana ending at “Nostalgicar” reparation workshop, a place where you´ll be part of Cuban inventive for maintaining cars from the 50s and 60s. Transfer in air-conditioned bus back to accommodation. Departure at night to Morro-Cabañas Fortress to enjoy Cannon Shooting Ceremony, an ancient tradition that used to aware the Havana citizen of the closure of the gates that surrounded the city back in Colony.

Day 4 - HAVANA

Breakfast. Free morning at leisure. 12h00 Check out. Private transfer to José Martí International Airport right 3 ½ hours before departure flight.

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This is the best way to get to know the real Havana in its 500 years. Stay at the accommodation that suits you better, meet local artists, enjoy live music, eat at authentic paladares (local-own restaurants).  Start the adventure with dinner and a live music show. On the second day, we will take you to Muraleando cultural project and it will be the day to meet Cuban singers and artists. On the third day, we will take you in a full day tour through the history of the city and its landmarks, a vintage car ride and a night of ancient traditions.