Nicknamed the “City of the Thousand Columns” and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO
Suspended in time and revealing its charm with long walks, Havana is a destination both seductive and mysterious.
The capital of Cuba is a masterpiece of colonial architecture. Between old American cars, frenzied salsa and the smell of cigars, discover a city with multiple faces, endowed with a rare authenticity.
Useful information about Havana
In Havana, one runs to the casa del Son take a solo salsa class happily and joyfully: you will soon become hooked! Then head to Casa de la Musica, where you will always find a partner—whether you are a novice or an expert—to make you “salsa!”
Visit the Cigar Museum
How not to think of cigars when talking about Havana? If you want to improve your knowledge or become certified on tobacco, the Real Fabrica de Tabacos Partagas is for you. Located in the centre of the city, it is one of the oldest and most popular factories in Havana.
Discover Habana Vieja
The historic heart of Havana (Habana Vieja in Cuban) is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site as it preserves a large number of historic buildings in very good condition. Discover the district on foot and preferably while looking up! Around the five main squares—Plaza de Armas, Plaza Vieja, Plaza de San Francisco, Plaza del Cristo and Plaza de la Catedral—you will see many museums, buildings and colonial residences. A real feast for the eyes!
Visit the Former Presidential Palace
Fidel Castro, Ernesto Che Guevara, names that are readily associated with the modern idea of revolution. This is in any case the message of the Museum of the Cuban Revolution, located in the former presidential palace. The museum provides a complete picture of the history of the struggles of the Cuban people for their independence through numerous documents: films, photos, clothing, models, vehicles, weapons, flags, etc. Followers of history, go for it!