You will experience intense days of emotions discovering Havana by classic cars and retracing those places that inspired the famous writer Hernest Hemingway. On the third day we will exit the town towards the Vinales tobacco plantations.
Route: Havana-Pinar del Rio-Havana
Departure days: M T W T F S S
To optimize your days in Havana in the company of those who deeply know the wonderful city: Breakfast and departure with private vintage car with driver and guide, panoramic tour of the famous Havana seafront "el Malecòn" proceed to the 5th Avenue (the street of the abodes of the ambassadors, always the richest area of Havana) arrival at the Jaguey park where you will admire the homonymous old plants whose very particular roots come down from the trees to re-enter the ground creating spectacular weaves. Resumption of the car and further stop at the green lung of the city the Bosque de La Habana with its thick vegetation, known in Havana among the devotees of the "Santeria" religion who practice propitiatory rites leaving offerings to their "patron saints". Passage from the neighborhoods: Nuovo Vedado, the Chinese cemetery, the Necropolis of Cristoforo Colombo. Visit and stop in Piazza della Rivoluzione.
Walk along the Via del Prado, the Capitolio, the Gran Teatro, the Wall of Havana, the Avenida del Puerto which will lead you to the stop in Plaza San Francisco from where you start the walk through the streets of the old city visiting Plaza Vieja , calle Mercaderes (the street of the merchants) Plaza de la Catedral, the famous bar Bodeguita del Medio, Plaza des Armas. Stop for lunch at a restaurant at your choice (for a fee) or a quick snack (for a fee).
Continue to the Morro Fortress, stop and enter the castle from which you can admire a spectacular view of the city. Return to Havana
Accommodation in our BnB for 3 nights,, colonial house with private room with bathroom and air conditioning. Home made Breakfast.
Breakfast and departure with private car with driver and guide, Departure at the chosen time - Guided tour at the Hemingway Museum, in the former novelist's residence, located in San Francisco de Paula town 30 minutes from Havana. Tour of the immense mansion surrounded by fruit trees and fruit plants with specialized guide, you will admire the many rooms where the writer's presence in every corner is, everything has remained unchanged and unchanged, big hunting trophies hung on the walls, books, discs Favorites, precious furnishings with carpets and furnishings from all over the world, typewriter in the bedroom on the dresser, beautiful paintings. He goes on to the fishing village of Cojimar, where Hemingway celebrated his Pulitzer Prize in 1953 with his friends and Gregory, his boat captain, who served as an inspiration for his novel "The Old and the Sea"; Visit the famous Bodeguita del Medio and Floridita bar where the writer spent entire evenings, making his motto that became famous "my mojito at Bodeguita and my Daiquiri at Floridita".
Departure at 08.00 o'clock by grand tour Bus with tour guide to Pinar del Rio valley, the northernmost province of Cuba known for its tobacco plantations and protected areas by UNESCO as a "biosphere reserve." It is 180 km from Havana. Stop at the thypical Rum factory "Guayabita di Pinar". Arriving in Vinales you visit the area that was declared a UNESCO protected Biosphere Heritage with stop at the tobacco plantation "Veguero's House". Visit the panoramic point "Mirador de Los Jasmines" from which you can enjoy breathtaking views of the valley, palm trees, plantations and typical rock formations "The mogotes" that arise as monoliths throughout the valley. You will enter by boat at the Indio’s Cave with a karst formation with a river flowing inside.
Lunch included with typical Creole cuisine. Visit the Murales of Prehistory, a gigantic fresco painted on one of the Mogotes of the valley by the students of anthropology at the University of Havana.
Return to the city .
Last night in our Bed and Breakfast.