Family - Viva Cuba!

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  • 2012-10-01 - 2013-12-31

Peel back the layers of captivating Cuba

From tobacco fields to fishing villages, and revolutionist monuments to relaxing beaches, Cuba is home to one of the most captivating cultures in the world. Take in the crumbling facades of colonial buildings, meet chilled out locals puffing on cigars and wiggle your toes in the sand on an isolated beach. This trip is Cuba in all its glory – showing you all the colours, moods and sounds of a truly distinctive country.

  • Amble down the cobbled streets of historic Havana
  • Explore Cuba’s best-preserved colonial town
  • Check out the Bay of Pigs Museum
  • Visit a local cigar factory
  • Snorkel in the waters off Cayo Blanco
  • See the site of Che Guevara’s famous train battle

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Days 1-2 Havana

With music in the air, crumbling colonial buildings, iconic 50s cars and a unique and often chequered history, Havana always rolls to its own fabulous beat.

Days 3-4 Vinales

Surrounded by a unique karst valley, tobacco plantations and atmospheric caves, Vinales is a peaceful, charming town with some of Cuba's most welcoming people.

Day 5 Bay of Pigs/Playa Larga

Located in the infamous Bay of Pigs, Playa Larga is an idyllic place with sea baths, clear waters, coral reefs, sea caves and great natural beauty.

Day 6 Cienfuegos

A delightful city referred to as the 'Pearl of the South', Cienfuegos was designed beautifully by the French but emits a definite Caribbean vibe.

Days 7-8 Trinidad

Colourful houses, cobblestone streets, wonderful people, great food and breathtaking vistas over cerulean seas make Trinidad a firm favourite among visitors.

Day 9 Santa Clara

Santa Clara is where the final days of the Cuban Revolution played out and is now a cultural university town and the final resting place of Che Guevara.

Day 10 Varadero

Located on a narrow, 20 km long peninsula and once a haunt of Al Capone, Varadero is the Caribbean's largest resort town.

Day 11 Havana

Havana has a tenacity that has seen it through 500 years of ups and downs, along with an infectious love of music, food and life in general.