8 hours guided tour to visit the most attractive and symbolic places of Havana. It includes the visit to the Metropolitan Park of Havana, to appreciate the Cuban Flora, the Colon Cemetery for its patrimonial value. Stop for pictures. Panoramic tour of the Vedado Zone, to admire varied mansions examples of different architectural styles like Modernism, Eclecticism, Gothic and Baroque, as well as the University of Havana and the possibility of learning about its History. Stop for Photos at the Revolution Square. Lunch in a Restaurant at Old Havana. Panoramic Tour in Old Havana through the Harbor Avenue. Return to the starting location. Minimum: 4 pax.
Approximate distance to travel in Havana 30 Km
Duration of the tour 8 hours
Minimum number of customers
Includes lunch in local restaurant or a private Paladar for tasting Cuban Tradicional Food (Criolla)
Places to be visited
Metropolitan Park of Havana
Also known as Bosque de La Habana or lung of Havana, it is a beautiful green area, with majestic trees bordering the Almendares River, the longest in the city. In it can be seen remains of buildings that were part of the master plan of Forestier, French architect best known for his work in Champs-de-Mars of the Eiffel Tower.
Christopher Columbus Cemetery
This cemetery that ironically never housed the remains of the great discoverer of the island is full of numerous marble statues of Cuban and foreign artists is listed as one of the most beautiful in the world. Full of tombs of important personalities of Cuban history and culture. With many corners with incredible stories and myths of the Cuban imagination as well as the tomb of La Milagrosa.
University of Havana
This majestic neoclassical construction with almost 100 years host an institution that has contributed to the formation of thousands of professionals before and after the Revolution, including Fidel Castro, the historical leader of the Revolution. Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in the city with its majestic staircase that is only used twice in the life of the student, when he arrives and when he graduates.
Plaza of the Revolution (Revolution Square).
It host one of the most iconic and well-known buildings in Havana, the Obelisco a tribute to José Martí, National Hero of Cuba. Incredibly, despite its name was built by its antithesis, Batista's dictatorship who was defeated by the Revolution of Fidel in 1959. Today constitutes the highest point of the city and is also the highest viewpoint.
Historical center of the city with its almost 500 years old and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. A place where many old buildings of many styles and colors that harmonize with each other reflecting the characteristics of the Cuban people. Quirky place full of people, full of unique Cubans, stories and myths.