Havana  , Capital  of  Cuba is nowadays one of the most popular tourist dynamic and atractive destinations in the Caribbean. The passage through the bridge Bacunayagua, the highest in Cuba and one of the longest from where you can see landscapes  of great beauty, watching the Yumuri Valley. Exclusively perform a tour of Old Havana and Modern Havana with its history, enjoying the wonderful architecture of its streets and its idiosyncrasies is one of the best attractions We propose panoramic tours through the most significant sites of the history, culture and nowadays Cuban life.

Suggested for:  Historical, City, Family & Children, Couples, Groups

Itinerary
Pikc up at hotel.
Visit Bacunayagua Mirador.
Visit to the Morro - Cabaña park surrounding areas.
Tour of  Old Havana  with  its four squares. ( Arms Square, Saint Francis of Assisi  Square, Old Square and Cathedral Square ).
Tour the colonial Havana declared world site heritage by UNESCO in 1982, walking tour inside the historic center including, fortresses and buildings built by Spaniards from XVI till XIX centuries.
  Lunch at a Cuban typical food restaurant (average price between 10-15 cuc/per person)
 Visit to  Hotel Ambos Mundos (Ernest Hemingway´s regular hotel).
Visit to Bodeguita del Medio; main streets and avenues in old Havana.
Panoramic journey: The Capitol / Great Theater of Havana / Pier of Havana,  time for pictures.
 Visit to "National Hotel" 
V isit the Revolution square, time for pictures.
 Free time to visit the Flea Market, the biggest of Cuba.
Return to  hotel.

Recommended: 
light clothing, sunglasses,  photo cameracap.


Some of the places to visit                                                                                              

The bridge  Bacunayagua

The bridge 
Bacunayaguathe highest in Cuba and one of the longest from where you can see landscapes of great beauty, watching the  Yumuri Valley.
    The Christ of Havana

Statue of white marble from Carrara shows Christ blessing the city. With a height of 15 meters, it is placed on a 3 meter pedestal. Keeping in mind the elevation of the hill in which is located it reaches 79 meters above sea level. It is the largest outdoors statue of Carrara marble that a woman has ever made. It has been in his place since 1958.

“Real Fuerza” Castle

It used to be the oldest colonial fort of the Latin America, and was opened in 1577. Its  watchtower, old post of sentinels,   was used as a pedestal of a unique symbol of the city and well known worldwide: La Giraldilla. It is also the oldest sculpture of Cuba.

San Francisco de Asis Square

This was the most important place in the life of the city and docks. In the XVIII century, the new Covent of Saint Francis of Assisi was finished, which at the time had the tallest church tower in the city.   In the XX century, the construction of La Lonja de Comercio was finished to rule the development of the commercial operations that were taking place in the area.    At the center of the square we can find a The Fountain of the Lions.

Cathedral of Havana

It is the greatest example of the so called “Cuban baroque style”. Its construction started in 1748 and was stopped in 1767. Short time later, it was agreed to continue building it to transfer the Main Parish to such place. The construction finished in 1777, and it was given the rank of Cathedral in 1787. For over 100 years from 1796 to 1898 the body of Christopher Columbus lay in a mausoleum here.

Malecon

The Malecon represents a particular and indispensable space to the life of the city, where relevant developments of our culture and history take place, this becoming in a unique symbol of our capital.

 

The Capitol

The Capitol, one of the most splendid buildings of the capital in which the Statue of the Republic was placed, third highest of the world in indoor space; close to its feet a diamond was planted to mark the kilometer 0 of the Carretera Central (Central Road).

    Bodeguita del medio

A tiny restaurant on a side street near the Cathedral. It is famous for its delectable Mojitos and its unique decor. Here you will find signatures by Ernest Hemingway, Nat King Cole, Errol Flynn, Pablo Neruda, Gabriel García Márquez, and Alejo Carpentier, among many others.

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