Experience Old Havana
Departure time: 9:30 or 14h00
Services in Spanish, English, French and Russian.
3 hours, not including transportation.
Notes: The order of the visits is changeable depending on the site hosting customers.
Visiting Havana is to discover on foot the historic center of the city, more populous, rumba and picturesque neighborhood. The streets have World Heritage Site since 1982, they are considered the collection of colonial plazas and sites, most valuable of Havana. It also offers a broad overview of the daily life of a Cuban.
We begin with the exterior of the Museo de la Revolución, former Presidential Palace, the very popular Parque Central and the Capitolio.
We walked down the famous boulevard de Obispo, picturesque pedestrian street lined with restaurants and bars always animated with traditional Cuban music, as well as shops and local craft fairs.
Stop at the Hotel Ambos Mundos, where Hemingway came to stay in the 30s, to climb to the splendid terrace that offers one of the best views of Old Havana, the bay and strengths.
We then visited the four most important places of the ancient city, which form the heart of the historic center of Havana, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
La Plaza Vieja, with its old hotels and its multicolored stained glass. Visit the Museo del Ron, where they will explain the manufacturing process of the Havana Club rum with a tasting at the end of the course. Price of the museum is not included (7.00 CUC per person)
The Plaza de San Francisco de Asís, important trading center since the seventeenth century and which is one of the oldest churches in the city; the Plaza de Armas, also known as the Plaza of the old booksellers, and finally the Plaza de la Catedral, the most homogeneous and best-preserved colonial city urban complex.
A few meters away, the famous bar La Bodeguita del Medio, bizarre and famous bohemian life space of the twentieth century, offers its specialty: mojitos (Cuban cocktail of rum, lemon juice, mint, sugar, water gas, ice).
End of experience.