Authentic Cuba: A Family Learning Adventure
Immerse yourself in culture, community, arts, music and traditions as you explore the vibrant culture of Cuba with your family, learning from experts and friendly locals of all ages.
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Program No. 20591RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

Share the rich history and heritage of Cuba with your children and grandchildren!! From quaint Remedios to bustling Havana, join artists, performers and children’s community groups for an intimate and insightful look at daily life and culture in Cuba’s quickly changing society. Share in the local passion for music and art, which come to life as you attend rehearsals and private performances with Cuban dancers and youth groups. Explore Ernest Hemingway's Farm, Finca La Vigia.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Mild/moderate walking; some cobblestone streets. Participants must be able to walk unassisted.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Interact with Cubans of all ages in community-based activities.
  • Meet with members of a local dominoes club and try playing the authentic Cuban way.
  • Learn about Cuban history, cultural traditions and daily life in a small town and in the capital city.

General Notes

This is a Family program for participants, their adult children and grandchildren ages 12 and up.
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Carlos Alzugaray Treto
Dr. Carlos Alzugaray Treto is a Cuban diplomat, educator and writer. Between 1961 and 1996 he was a diplomat with the Cuban Foreign Service, then served as a regular lecturer on current international affairs, Cuban Foreign Policy and on European political developments at the University of Havana and other Cuban higher learning institutions. He has published four books and has received the Cuban equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize. At present he is a member of the Cuban Union of Writers and other civil society organizations.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Carlos Alzugaray Treto
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