8 days in Varadero & Havana Itinerary

8 days in Varadero & Havana Itinerary

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8 days in Varadero & Havana Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Varadero
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Havana
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Toronto

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): get outside with Parque de la Libertad, see the interesting displays at Pharmaceutical Museum, then Head underground at Cueva de Saturno, then kick back and relax at Varadero Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at House of Rum.

To find reviews and other tourist information, go to the Varadero tour itinerary planning website .

Toronto, Canada to Varadero is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Toronto in November, things will get warmer in Varadero: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Havana.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Matanzas
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno
Pharmaceutical Museum ©
Pharmaceutical Museum

5
nights
Havana

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion) and Museo de Arte Colonial. Malecón of Havana and Old Havana will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Havana: Cayo Largo (Playa Paraiso & Sirena Beach). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba, steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana, don't miss a visit to Old Square (Plaza Vieja), and see the interesting displays at Museo de Naipes Marques de Prado.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Havana trip planner .

You can drive from Varadero to Havana in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and train. November in Havana sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Cayo Largo
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Old Havana ©
Old Havana
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Square (Plaza Vieja) ©
Old Square (Plaza Vieja)

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