Cuba: Experience A City’s Revitalization

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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

Take time to see Cuba's colorful past and vibrant present that have been captured in art and performance.

Havana’s Higher Institute of Art

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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

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Tour Cuban Poster Art

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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.

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Instituto Superior de Arte

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Cuba is so much more than Havana,l stop by the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) to visit the students at the dance school. Take time to have lunch at Finca Fernando, an ecological farm whose owner leads Cuba’s sustainable food movement.

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Cobblestone Cuba

Whether it's on cobblestones or through the countryside in a chartered vintage car- these are the sites to take in and experience Cuba to the fullest.

Tour Through the City’s Colonial Heart

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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.

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Explore the Countyside

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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.

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Tour José Martí Park & Tomas Terry Theater

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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.

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Walk Through Trinidad

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Don your most comfortable walking shoes and spend the morning walking through the quaint, cobblestoned streets of Trinidad, filled with donkeys transporting goods through the neighborhoods and guajiros whose family roots go back generations.

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