travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Havana Travel Tips, Cuba

    
 

Legend - Choose one or more of these Havana travel tip categories:

  • General (2)
  • History & Culture (3)
  • Family & Fun (1)
  • Outdoors Activities (3)
  • Food (3)
  • Sightseeing (3)
  • Beaches (1)
 

Browse Havana travel tips

Note: The map above will allow you to easily view other travelers' Havana travel tips. You can also select a tip category from below if you'd like to perform more specific searches. If you'd like to join in the fun and help other travelers out, we encourage you to post your own travel tips for Havana or any other city. Enjoy reading these tips and do not hesitate to ask about any details about any of these Havana travel tips.

 
tips

Recent travel tips for Havana

  • Ernest Hemingway Museum in Havana
    To see how one of America's greatest writer lived and worked, you should definitely visit his house which was turned into a museum. The Ernest Hemingway Museum looks pretty much the same as int the time Hemingway lived there. Full of [...]
    D: 6.1mi00
  • El Capitolio in Havana
    One of the grandest buildings in Havana, the Capitolio looks like a twin-building of the Capitol in Washington, DC, though it is a bit taller and longer than the latter. It's architecture is beautiful and stunning and being such a grand [...]
    D: 0.7mi01
  • Los Nardos Restaurant in Havana
    We had the most big and tasty meal of all our stay in the Los Nardos restaurant, situated opposite the Capitolio in Havana. The place is quite hidden (look for a neon sign and a doorman) but they serve the most delicious Spanish paella, [...]
    D: 0.7mi00
  • Hotel Ambos Mundos in Havana
    The hotel Ambos Mundos, its name meaning Both Worlds, is famous for its association with Ernest Hemingway, who stayed in one of its rooms and wrote there one of the chapters of his novel “For Whom the Bell Tolls”. It was one of the [...]
    D: 0.9mi00
  • Museo de la Revolucion in Havana
    To learn more of a country's history it is best to visit it's museums, because this way you can get more in touch with the facts, objects and people of a certain country. In the Museo de la Revolucion we had this experience. It is well [...]
    D: 0.5mi00
  • The Old Havana (Habana Vieja)
    As a legendary city, founded in 1519, the Old Havana is a glorious place to see if you travel to Cuba. The city's architecture is full of various styles of colonial, art-deco and eclectic and thus provides an amazing insight into it's [...]
    D: n/a00
  • El Aljibe Restaurant in Havana
    El Aljibe is the most popular restaurant in Havana, being famous for its roasted chicken which comes with large dishes of rice, black beans, potatoes and assorted salad. This huge meal has a really good price and even if it would be [...]
    D: 5mi00
  • Plaza de la Revolucion in Havana
    One of the world's largest squares, the Plaza de la Revolucion is not so grand at first sight, being an enormous concrete place with no shade at all. On second glance we notice the notable buildings surrounding the square, such as the Jose [...]
    D: 1.9mi00
  • Havana La Regla Ferry Trip
    We wanted to experience a quieter side of the hectic Havana city so we took a ferry to the La Regla district just across the bay. It was a good idea that we brought with ourselves some sandwiches and drinks because there aren't any shops or [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Fabrica de Tabaco Partagas
    Founded by a Spanish man, Jaime Partagas, in 1845, this cigar factory is one the largest and most famous in Cuba. Visiting the factory is a must not just for those who are smoke-addicts, but to those who are keen on knowing something about [...]
    D: 0.5mi00
  • El Malecon Beach in Havana
    Visiting Havana is not worth without strolling along the 7km long beach that so much part of Havana. Here you can experience the everyday life of common people, watch families with their children, playing in the sands, or lovers strolling [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Callejon de Hamel in Havana
    To really experience the Afro-Cuban culture, visiting the small side street called Callejon de Hamel is a must for everyone. It is amazing. The street is named after a rich Spanish trader, Fernando Hamel who provided everything for this [...]
    D: 0.9mi00
  • Catedral de San Cristobal in Havana
    The Cathedral of Havana's saint, San Cristobal is one of the most visited sights of Habana Vieja. It is located in the Cathedral Square and was built by Jesuits during the 18th century. It is a magnificent building, designed in baroque [...]
    D: 1mi00
  • La Guarida Restaurant in Havana
    We saw the La Guarida restaurant featuring in the Oscar nominated movie “Strawberry and Chocolate” and when we visited Havana, we had to go there and see it for ourselves. The restaurant is located on the third of a building which [...]
    D: 0.6mi00
  • The Lenin Park in Havana
    Though not a typical tourist attraction, visiting Lenin Park can really give you something plus in your trip to the city. It is quite a large park, with shops and bars, an amusement park, bicycle rides and a swimming pool. You can also ride [...]
    D: n/a00
  • The Malecon
    The Malecon is seven kilometers long wall along the seacoast of Havana. It is often called by the locals th soul of the city. This because it is very vivid. It is always full of all kinds of people. If you have seen films taking place in [...]
    D: 0.2mi00

Things about Havana you may be interested in

Be the first who requests a site listing for this page.
 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Havana History

Although Havana was not immediately popular due to its lack of riches like the silver and gold that was being found in other areas of Latin America, it did become extremely wealthy due to its excellent port position.  Havana is located across from the Gulf of Mexico and it has access to the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf Stream.  This location was crucial at that time because Habana connected the New World to Europe.  The actual city of Havana was founded on August 25, 1515 by Diego Velazquez de Cuellar.  The city’s name Habana is not exactly definite as to how it became to be known as that, but many like to believe that it was named after [...]
 
 
Cheap flights to Havana

Recent Havana flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $421Aeromexico flight Aeromexico 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Toronto, ON (YYZ)Havana, CU (HAV)11/27/201801:50 am
    Havana, CU (HAV)Toronto, ON (YYZ)12/11/201803:05 pm
    flightnetwork.com check price
  • $426Aeromexico flight Aeromexico 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Toronto, ON (YYZ)Havana, CU (HAV)11/27/201801:50 am
    Havana, CU (HAV)Toronto, ON (YYZ)12/11/201803:05 pm
    flyfar.ca check price
  • $533Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Toronto, ON (YYZ)Havana, CU (HAV)11/27/201803:10 pm
    Havana, CU (HAV)Toronto, ON (YYZ)12/11/201804:55 pm
    flightnetwork.com check price
  

More travel tips you might be interested in

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Jumeirah Beach is home to an impressive beachfront where you can spend an entire day basking in the glorious sunshine and taking in the surrounding...
General: Jumeirah Beach is home

Wrixum, Germany
This is one of the typical windmills found in Northern Germany as well as all over Holland, Denmark and generally all of the Northern German states...
Sightseeing: Wrixum Wind Mill

 

Carcassonne, France
If you are close, you should take a look at the impressing Castel at Carcassone. It also offers a great view over the city.
History & Culture: Catharian castle

Litochoro, Greece
If you go to the Olymp mountain you have to stop here! This is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever seen! On one side you see the sea on...
Sightseeing: Litochoro - a place you should see!

 

Cochin, India
Pookode Lake is a scenic freshwater lake in the Wayanad district in Kerala, South India. The lake is surrounded by forests, and boating is allowed....
Sightseeing: Pookode lake

Venice, Italy
The best thing about this place is that it's not at all touristy. A perfect 'off the beaten path' place filled only with locals. The cuisine is...
Food: All' Antica Mola

 

Fes, Morocco
The infamous Tannery is the location where all leather is made in Morocco. There are Tanneries in many cities but the Fes Tannery is famous and you...
Sightseeing: Tannery

Santa Ana, California
One of the best burgers in town you will find only at In-N-Out Burger joint which is highly popular among the locals. I've been there on a...
Food: In-N-Out Burger

 

Seattle, Washington
Archie McPhee is basically a store with toys and all party accessories. The store has got history in the city, from the time when Ballard was a...
Shopping: Archie McPhee

Zakopane, Poland
Take a walk on the main street of Zakopane in the winter - it's just simple beautiful! Everything is covered with snow, there are a lot of street...
Sightseeing: Visit it on the winter

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*