3 days in Cardenas & Varadero Itinerary

3 days in Cardenas & Varadero Itinerary

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Cardenas
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Varadero
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Cardenas

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Cárdenas, Calle Calzada Cárdenas is a municipality and city in the Matanzas Province of Cuba, about 116km by air east of Havana. On the 12th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Museo Oscar Maria de Rojas, don't miss a visit to Cardenas City, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cardenas Cathedral, and finally appreciate the history behind Crab Monument.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cardenas trip planner.

Havana to Cardenas is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Cardenas can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Varadero.

Things to do in Cardenas

Museums · Historic Sites

Varadero

— 1 night
One of the largest resort towns in the Caribbean, Varadero boasts a 20 km (12 mi) long stretch of sand, lined with hotels and all-inclusive resorts.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): kick back and relax at Cayos Blancos, enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach, and then see the interesting displays at House of Rum. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Delfinario, raise your glass at Mi Casa Beatles, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Saturno, and finally kick back and relax at Coral Beach - Playa Coral.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Varadero online route planner.

You can drive from Cardenas to Varadero in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature