Central Havana Neighborhood Tours and Activities

This 3-hour tour will take you to some of the oldest fortresses in Havana’s oldest neighborhood — Havana Vieja, or “Old Havana.” For many centuries the Spanish struggled to protect their city from pirate attacks, and built fortresses along the canal to prevent unwanted visitors from getting too close to the shore.
Ernest Hemingway lived in Cuba during the 1950s, and this country’s scenery and culture served as his muse. On this tour you’ll get to see Hemingway's home, areas that inspired his writing, and a few of his favorite bars.
Cuban music is guaranteed to make you want to dance. In this class you’ll learn how – the instructors teach salsa and Cuban folk dances.
Since the Spanish came to Cuba in the 16th century there have been a series of architectural styles that took root in Cuba. This tour around the city will take you to iconic landmarks in Old Havana as well as the more modern neighborhoods. Along the way you’ll see incredible examples of art deco as well as neoclassical architecture.
This guided tour takes you to places where you can see the art as well as the everyday lives of Cuban people. You can talk to locals during the tour, and get a good look at everyday life on the island.
Join your guide for an unforgettable city tour in a classic convertible car. On the tour you will get a seaside view along the boardwalk called El Malecón. This tour also covers the most interesting parts of the both the old and new sections of the city.
In the mountain range called Sierra de los Órganos you can visit the Viñales Valley. UNESCO declared this area a World Heritage Site because of its singular landscape, which is dotted with limestone formations called mogotes. This tour comes with a guide and transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle.
This 3-hour tour will take you to one of the museums that helped make Havana such a lauded destination for art and culture. You’ll have a specialized tour guide to make it easy for you to learn as much as possible about your destination.
Visit La Fortaleza of San Carlos de la Cabaña in the evening — from the fortress you will have an unparalleled view of the city at night.
Visit Museo del Ron (the Museum of Rum) with a professional guide. This tour culminates with a tasting of Havana Club, which is one of Cuba’s most well known rums, and it is ideal for making classic Cuban cocktails like mojitos and daiquiris.
Varadero is famous for its beautiful coastline — it stands out in a country that has more than its fair share of picturesque beaches. You’ll get to travel in an air-conditioned car.
On a tour of the Regla Museum you’ll see religious art housed inside the Church of Nuestra Señora de la Merced (Our Lady of Mercy). You’ll have a specialized guide who can explain the cultural context of this art, which has significance for both Catholicism and Santería.
On this tour you’ll get to see the marshy ecosystem of La Ciénaga de Zapata National Park, which protects the largest wetland in the Caribbean. This tour comes with a professional guide and transportation in an air-conditioned car.
Don’t miss the opportunity to learn the art of twisting Cuban cigars while you’re in Havana. On this tour you’ll also get to taste a cigar made from tobacco grown in the best meadows on the island.
This documentary film class allows you to create a fascinating audiovisual souvenir. With a renowned Cuban filmmaker as your instructor, you will choose some aspect of life in Havana to feature in your own documentary.
This tour takes place in the heart of the Biosphere Reserve of the Sierra del Rosario. Biosphere Reserve is one of Cuba’s oldest reserves, and the site of several fascinating projects that aim to conserve the country’s incredible ecology.