The Best of Cuba: People, Life and Culture: Camaguey to Havana
Stroll the cobbled streets of Old Havana, discussing baroque architecture, traditional music, complex history and the importance of agriculture in this vibrant island nation.
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Program No. 22143RJ
11 days
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At a Glance

Gain a sense of the past and experience the quickly changing present in the queen of central Cuba — Camaguey — the colonial gem of Trinidad, the tranquil, historic town of Remedios, and the capital city of Havana on this in-depth cultural exchange with Cuban people. Enjoy beloved Cuban passions and pastimes such as dominoes, art, music and dance.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles per day with some walking on uneven cobblestone streets.
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 ...

  • Engage in authentic Cuban passions: Learn to play dominoes, enjoy traditional and modern dance and feel the rhythm as you explore the history of Cuban music.
  • In Remedios, meet a local historian to discuss the town’s history and learn how it has changed over the last century.
  • Explore Hemingway’s house at Finca La Vigia.

General Notes

Round-trip flight from Miami to Cuba is included. The days spent in Trinidad and Remedios are reversed for Friday departures of this program. Questions about Cuba? Road Scholar is an authority on travel to Cuba. Read our FAQs about travel to Cuba. www.roadscholar.org/collections/cuba-travel-facts/faqs
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Alberto Faya
Alberto Faya is a singer and music composer for radio, films, and television. Alberto has been both Music Director at the Cuban Radio and Television Organization and Director of the Music Department at Casa de las Américas in Havana. He has written and published articles in Cuba and other nations’ magazines and wrote a cook and music book entitled El Libro del Sabor (The Book of Taste). He has taught courses at various cultural centers and universities across Europe, Latin America and North America.

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

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