Sample Cuba Itinerary

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Individual flights to Havana.

Meet guide and driver at airport

  • Group photo – Plaza de la Revolucion
  • Visit the Sephardic Jewish Center
  • Check in at our Hotel
  • Lecture and PowerPoint presentation on the history of the Jews of Cuba
  • A welcome cocktail will be served.
  • Short mission briefing. Discuss Itinerary; Palladares; Optional Evening Activities.
  • Welcome Dinner   


Breakfast at Hotel 

  • Cigar Factory tour 
  • Tour of Old Havana. 
  • Lunch at La Dominica in Habana Vieja. (Included meal). 
  • Continued tour of old Havana 
  • Visit to the main synagogue of Havana - Casa de la Communidad Hebrea de Cuba (El Patronato), 
  • Visit to Patronato Pharmacy and Dra. Rosa Behar. 
  • Visit to craft market – bus will stay 1 ½ hours then return to hotel. Those wishing to stay longer may take one of the many taxis. 
  • Dinner at your leisure to enjoy the many wonderful private restaurants in the Capital; you will be provided with a list of a few recommendations and as always you guide is there to help. And do not forget the music!


Breakfast at Hotel

  • Travel to Santa Clara then Cienfuegos in Central Cuba 
  • In Santa Clara we will visit with the small Jewish Community at the Jewish Cemetery that contains the second Holocaust memorial in Cuba. Presentation of humanitarian gifts and donations. 
  • Visit to Che Memorial 
  • Travel to Cienfuegos 
  • Check in to our hotel
  • We will meet with the small Jewish Community at the home of one of its members – presentation of humanitarian gifts and donation. 
  • Optional activity: sunset cruise on bay – open bar 
  • Dinner at our hotel.


Breakfast at hotel.

  • We travel to Trinidad de Cuba for the day. 
  • Visit of state run at risk pregnancy clinic. 
  • Lunch at your leisure. 
  • After lunch, time to explore on your own. There is a great craft market! 
  • Late afternoon, the bus will return to Cienfuegos.  
  • Choral group performance


Breakfast at hotel.

  • Early Departure for Havana 
  • Visit to Jose Rodriguez Fuster’s HOME- STUDIO, the Caribbean Picasso. His home is his art – something very special. 
  • Check in to our hotel
  • Time for quick bite etc 
  • Shabbat services at El Patronato. 
  • Dinner at the Patronato with community. 


Breakfast at hotel.

  • Services available at Patronato or Sephardic Center 
  • No scheduled activities. 
  • After Shabbat – optional performance at Gran Teatro or other optional activities which your guide will discuss.


Breakfast at hotel

  • Guanabacoa, outside of Havana, to visit the Jewish cemetery with the first Holocaust Memorial built in the Western Hemisphere. 
  • Tour of Hemingway’s home in Cuba – just as he left it. 
  • Lunch. 
  • Guided tour of the Museum of the Revolution. 
  • Farewell Dinner


Breakfast at hotel; Check out of hotel

  • Tour of the University of Havana.
  • A few unusual stops.
  • Afternoon individual flights