There’s no denying Cuba’s fascinating, time-capsule quality, with its gloriously crumbling cobblestone plazas and beautiful faded façades in Old Havana. But this guide will show you a Havana, who's revitalization is in full swing.
Cuban Art and Culture
Havana’s Higher Institute of Art
Havana’s Higher Institute of Art is a hotbed for young talent and their home studios. Art enthusiasts might even take it further with a private lunch at the home of one of Latin America's most renowned collectors. I
Tour Cuban Poster Art
Sign up for a tour of Cuban Poster Art, a movement spawned by the Cuban Revolution. Hit the Industrial Design School, the National Library, and the modern design studio at ICAIC, which houses the world’s largest collection of Cuban film posters.
Tour Through the City’s Colonial Heart
See Old Havana’s colonial heart, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have a drink at La Guarida, one of the city’s spate of new paladares that are popping up in unconventional spaces like neglected tenements and refurbished factories.
Explore the Countyside
Head to Viñales, an agricultural town lined with wooden houses, passing oxen plowing tobacco fields on the way. Explore the heart of the lush countryside with a native guide, who knows the ins and outs of the valley’s unique geology.
Tour José Martí Park & Tomas Terry Theater
Head south this morning, to Cienfuegos for a tour of José Martí Park and Tomas Terry Theater, the local markets around the Boulevard and Palacio del Valle.