22879
Cuba
Cuba Today: Remedios and Havana
Visit the historic town of Remedios, unspoiled by mass tourism. Discover the history and culture of Havana as you meet with musicians, artists, entrepreneurs and more.
Rating (4.93)
Program No. 22879RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
2,499
Getting There
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At a Glance

Gain rare insights into the history and culture of Cuba through exclusive People-to-People interactions with local musicians, artists, dancers and entrepreneurs. Visit historic Remedios — one of the island’s oldest colonial towns — for a taste of authentic Cuban charm and an in-depth discovery of authentic traditions. Explore the spectacular Villa Clara province to discover the vibrant city of Santa Clara. Venture to Hemingway’s favorite haunts and home.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking and standing up to two hours at a time.
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 ...

  • Explore a museum of agriculture that conserves the history of sugar production and hosts the largest collection of steam train locomotives in Cuba.
  • Enjoy a performance from a Cuban dance company and meet with the dancers to discuss their craft.
  • Engage with artisans, historians and community leaders to understand life in Cuba today.

General Notes

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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Yohandra Perez
Yohandra Perez is one of the many amazing bi-lingual Cuban leaders who work with and has been trained by Road Scholar in addition to being trained and scheduled by Havanatur, the government-run operator in Cuba. She is the Cuban expert and is responsible for relaying local knowledge, and both cultural and historical information for the places we visit throughout the program. She will answer questions pertaining to Cuba and the Cuban people.

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

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Julie Cardenas
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