Havana Day Tour

Havana is such a beautiful city. Full of architecture, antiche cars, nice people. The Havana day tour includes a walking tour through the old Havana. Visiting the old squares, walking through cobblestone streets and old churches. In case of new Havana we try to cover most of it from the car because their not walking distances.

What's Included?

In our prices we always include a professional tour guide, plus transportation. It could be by a vintage car or just a modern car.

Duration

8 hours

Destination Covered

Old Havana, Havana, Christ of Havana, Great Theatre of Havana and Havana Harbor

Best Suited

All, Budget, Families, Groups, Honeymoon, Kids, Luxury
Old Havana
- Plaza de Armas (the oldest square in Havana that originally dates from 1582, where we find the place of the foundation, the government buildings, the first fortress built in Cuba, and even a large second-hand book market);
- Plaza de la Catedral (the cathedral square is considered as the most perfectly built colonial square in the whole country with a beautiful baroque style);
- Plaza de San Francisco de Asis (another beautiful square named after the church with the highest bell tower in the city, white marble fountain in the center and the amazing eclectically built Havana trade center);
- Plaza Vieja (resembles the rich neighbourhood of the 18th century in Havana, where we can see big luxurious houses with columns, arches and stained glass windows);
- Ambos Mundos Hotel (The hotel where Ernest Hemingway lived for seven years, his room nowadays is a small museum);
- Avenida Puerto (the avenue that goes along the entrance of the bay, there is a nice view to the very harbour and a fortress across the canal. Nice place for a walk and a couple of pictures);
- Floridita Bar;
- La Fuerza, El Morro, La Punta, la Cabaña (these are fortresses that were built to protect the city against the attack of the pirates and empires that tried to occupy Havana several times. Nowadays they are museums that offer visits);

New Havana
- Capitolio (an amazing marble-covered building similar to the US White House, but richer in details. It was the seat of the Cuban congress until 1959);
- Parque Central (the first park that emerged after the wall of the city was knocked down at the end of the 19th century. The first statue of Jose Marti to be erected in Cuba is standing in its center since 1955);
- Malecon (the avenue that goes for 7 km along the northern part of the city, where people love to go for a walk to feel the breeze from the ocean and at night is one the most romantic places in the city);
- Vedado and Miramar (these are the areas in new Havana where the tycoons built their nice mansions. The best architecture of the 20th century);
- Plaza de la Revolucion (it is a gigantic square that symbolizes the Cuban Revolution due to the huge rallies that were always held right after 1959);
- La Corona (the biggest cigar factory that manufacture all Cuban brands);
- Pick up at the hotel;
- About a two hours drive to Havana along the coast;
- Walking tour in the old Havana, declared world heritage site by UNESCO in 1982 (arm square, cathedral square, San Francisco de Asis square, Hemingway Hotel and bar);
- Free time (a possible visit to the craft market);
- Lunch (prices vary depending on people’s choice);
- Tour through new Havana (trying to cover most of it from the car, due to the fact that it is not walking distances. Mainly Vedado and Miramar);
- Stop at the Revolution Square;
- Stop at the Capitol Building;
- Trip back to Varadero;
Prices goes according to the amount of people and the type and size of the vehicle they are using.
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