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1 Day

  • Havana

Visit Historic Landmarks in Havana | Learn about Afro-Cuban Culture | Visit a Local Artist Studio | Walking Tour of Old Havana | Visit the Famous Callejón de Hamel | 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site

Join us in Havana, the elusive Caribbean capital city that has caught the eye and captured the hearts of travelers for decades. The sights and sounds of the city are lively and inviting, just like the people who inhabit it.  

On this day-long tour, you'll stroll along the famous Malecón, Havana’s legendary seaside boulevard, experience the cobblestone streets of Old Havana, and get an insider’s look at the local hangs and hidden treasures. We can't wait to show you the mysteries of this historic city. 

Old Havana Cuba Streets
Havana
Morning Portion: 9:00am - 1:00pm

9:00am: We'll meet and pick you up at the Melia Cohiba in Havana (Avenida Paseo entre Calles y 3ra, Vedado, 1ra, La Habana, Cuba), where we will then take you to the plaza in Old Havana to begin our day tour. 

10:00am: Start off with a walking tour of Old Havana. We'll take you through the cobblestone streets of this UNESCO World Heritage site, showing you examples of classic Spanish-colonial architecture and hidden gems of the neighborhood along the way.

12:00pm: Next, we'll stop for a visit to a local percussion artist’s studio and learn more about the tradition of Cuban percussion. 

1:00pm: We will end our morning portion with lunch at one of Havana's local paladares, or restaurants. 

callejon de hamel havana university central cuba mural car
Afternoon portion: 2pm - 6pm

2:00pm: After lunch, we'll head over to Central Havana to visit Callejón de Hamel, a unique street in the center of the city near the University of Havana. Here you will see brightly colored murals, sculptures and objects infusing the two-block alleyway with a contagiously creative vibe. You will also learn about Afro-Cuban religions and meet with local musicians who gather and share their talents here.

3:30pm: Next we'll take a short drive along the Malecón, Cuba's famous seaside boulevard, to visit Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana, the famous fort at the mouth of Havana harbor. Built in the 18th century, and more widely known as La Cabaña, this landmark has some amazing views and is not to be missed.  

5:00pm-6:00pm: We'll finish our day tour with dinner at a top-rated paladar before dropping you off at your hotel. 

 

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