20 days in Cuba Itinerary

20 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Warsaw
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Varadero
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Cayo Guillermo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Trinidad
— 2 nights
Bus:  3 h 45 min
4
Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
5
Havana
— 8 nights
Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Warsaw

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Varadero: Matanzas (Cuevas de Bellamar, Pharmaceutical Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Varadero Street Market, observe the fascinating underwater world at Delfinario, and tee off at Varadero Golf Club.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Varadero attractions planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Varadero is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Cuba Standard Time (CST) is minus 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Warsaw in May, with highs in Varadero at 36°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Matanzas
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Cuevas de Bellamar ©
Cuevas de Bellamar
Josone Park ©
Josone Park

2
nights
Cayo Guillermo

Cayo Guillermo
A kay of the Jardines del Rey archipelago, Cayo Guillermo has become a popular international tourist destination, buoyed by the construction of luxury all inclusive resorts that dot the paradisal island.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): kick back and relax at Cayo Guillermo, get close to the beloved marine mammals with Delfinario, and then kick back and relax at Playa Pilar.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cayo Guillermo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Varadero to Cayo Guillermo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Cayo Guillermo can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Playa Pilar
Playa Pilar
Cayo Guillermo ©
Cayo Guillermo
Delfinario ©
Delfinario

2
nights
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Built on sugar and seemingly preserved in molasses, the town of Trinidad attracts visitors with its well-aged 19th century architecture and rustic charm, showcasing the sounds, scents, and sights of days gone by.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto del Caburni and then make a trip to Plaza Mayor. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Iglesia Parroquial Mayor del Espiritu Santo, contemplate the long history of Valle de los Ingenios, and then stroll through Ancon Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Trinidad trip planner.

Getting from Cayo Guillermo to Trinidad by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In May in Trinidad, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Iglesia Parroquial Mayor del Espiritu Santo
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Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Valle de los Ingenios ©
Valle de los Ingenios

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 9th (Tue): kick back and relax at Playa Paraiso. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Blanca Beach and then kick back and relax at Sirena Beach.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Cayo Largo trip planning site.

Traveling by bus from Trinidad to Cayo Largo takes 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Cayo Largo are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Havana.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach
Playa Blanca Beach ©
Playa Blanca Beach

8
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: get to know the fascinating history of Malecón of Havana, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, visit Callejon de Hamel, and steep yourself in history at Old Square (Plaza Vieja).

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Getting from Cayo Largo to Havana by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In May, daytime highs in Havana are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Old Havana ©
Old Havana
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion) ©

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