Shore city tour Havana

By old americans cars

Havana City Tour in classic American Vintage cars and enjoy a panoramic tour of the newer part of town where we see Revolution Square, Vedado, Havana University, Colon Cemetery before our final stop of the historic Hotel Nacional for a refreshing mojito. Considered a national monument, the hotel was built in 1930 and overlooks the Malecon and Havana Harbor. Over the years, the Nacional has hosted many international dignitaries and well-known entertainers, as evidenced by the photographic memorabilia displayed throughout the hotel.

DURATION: 4 HOURS

Itinerary

9 nights and 10 days

If bubble-gum colours and classic American car names like Pontiac, Ford, Chevrolet and Cadillac float your personal boat, prepare to step off the ship and straight into a celebration of the 1950s on this motorised half-day tour of Havana.

Once youre comfortable in your classic Yank tank, youll head for your first stop at the National Hotel for a refreshing mojito. The hotel also affords superb views of the bay from its gardens and features a hall of fame with photos of the many VIPs who have stayed in these hallowed halls over the years

Moving on, youll be driven down both the magnificent Malecón boulevard that flanks the sea and the trendy Quinta Avenida in the upmarket Miramar district, a neighbourhood known for its luxury villas and hotels.

A stop is scheduled at Plaza de la Revolución for you to take photos and enjoy the surroundings, followed by a tour of Christopher Columbus Cemetery. Established in the late 19th century, the park-like cemetery boasts more than 500 major mausoleums, family vaults, chapels and galleries.

As a finishing flourish to the tour, youll be taken on a panoramic drive with information provided by your tour guide around some of the citys key sights before you return to your starting point and then the cruise liner.

Columbus Cemetery
Columbus Cemetery

Cementerio de Colon, was founded in 1876 in the Vedado neighbourhood of Havana, Cuba on top of Espada Cemetery. Columbus Cemetery is one of the great historical cemeteries of the world, and is generally held to be the most important in Latin America in historical and architectural terms. Wikipedia

 

havana highlight

Museos

  • ✓ Museum National of Bellas Artes
  • ✓ Museum of the Revolucion
  • ✓ Napoleonic museum
  • ✓ Museum of Chocolate
  • ✓ Museum of the Rum Havana Club
  • ✓ Pharmacy Museum
  • ✓ Museum of the City
  • ✓ Hemingway Museum Finca Vigia
  • ✓ Scale model of Havana
  • ✓ Museum of Guanabacoa
  • ✓ National Museum of Decorative Arts
  • ✓ Wilfredo Lam Center

Churches and convents

  • ✓ Havana Cathedral
  • ✓ Church and Convent of St. Francis of Asisi
  • ✓ Church of Paula
  • ✓ Church of the Merced
  • ✓ Our Lady of Kazan Orthodox Cathedral
  • ✓ Church of Jesus de Miramar
  • ✓ Holy Spirit Church
  • ✓ St. Christ of Good Trip Church

Nightlife

  • ✓ Cañonazo ceremony
  • ✓ Marti Theather(programmed function)
  • ✓ Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso (programmed function)
  • ✓ National Theather(programmed function)
  • ✓ Bertolt Brecht Cultural Center (programmed function)
  • ✓ Tropicana Cabaret
  • ✓ Havana Cafe, Melia Cohiba
  • ✓ Parisien Cabaret National Hotel
  • ✓ Havana Cafe, Melia Cohiba

Restaurants →

One day tour

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  • Rural Outing
  • Sustainable agriculture and local communities
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Cigar, Rum and Coffee
  • Hemingway´s presence in Cuba