Shore City Tour Havana

Havana is an indescribable city, capable of impressing the most knowledgeable and daring visitor. Once a vacationer visits the Cuban capital they will ALWAYS want to return. A city with over 2 million inhabitants which looks like it HAS STOPPED IN TIME, with its beautiful buildings and colonial palaces, history and extravagant culture with the contagious rhythm of an open, hospitable, cheerful and simple people that love life’s moments.

Approximate duration: Around 4 hours.

Itinerary

The captivating charm of Havanas cityscape awaits the pleasure of your company on this fully guided half-day tour, which begins when you board a coach at the pier.

With your friendly tour guide on hand to provide information as you go, youll head to your first stop on the other side of Havana harbour: the imposing 16th-century Morro Castle, named after the three biblical Magi.

The tour then continues on foot through Havanas old quarter, taking in four of the citys most iconic squares: Plaza San Francisco de Asis, Plaza de Armas, Plaza Vieja and Plaza de la Catedral. Youll also get to retrace the footsteps of famous American author, Ernest Hemingway, when you visit one of his favourite haunts, La Bodeguita del Medio.

Your sightseeing tour will continue passing Havanas El Capitolio and catch appealing views of the Museum of the Revolution, the National Museum of Fine Arts, Parque Central and the so-called Great Theatre of Havana.

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.

Old American Vintage car
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Cuba has a wide variety of American cars of the 50s maintained with the efforts of Cubans, some over love and others over necessity. The splendor of the island by the interest of tourists to enjoy a trip through Havana in these wonderful jewels on wheels, has allowed them out of workshops or abandoned courtyards.

 

havana highlight

    Museos

  • ✓ 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
  • ✓ Museum National of Bellas Artes
  • ✓ Museum of the Revolucion
  • ✓ Napoleonic museum

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

One day tour

  • Pinar del Rio and its splendors: Soroa and Las Terrazas
  • Rural Outing
  • Sustainable agriculture and local communities
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Cigar, Rum and Coffee
  • Hemingway´s presence in Cuba