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José Martí - Following the trail of Cuba’s National Hero in Havana

If there is one Cuban that every visitor should get to know, it’s José Martí. He dedicated much of his life to liberating Cuba from Spain, dying a martyr for the cause in 1895. The uprising he had helped organise continued, and seven years later Cuba successfully achieved independence.

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José Martí - Following the trail of Cuba’s National Hero in Havana
Escape the All-Inclusive! - The 5 Best Day Trips from Varadero
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Escape the All-Inclusive! - The 5 Best Day Trips from Varadero

Escape the All-Inclusive! – The 5 Best Day Trips from Varadero

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Carlotta's Guide - Top Things To Do in Trinidad
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Carlotta's Guide - Top Things To Do in Trinidad

Carlotta, our London-born but now Havana-based representative, made it to Trinidad last month and is keen on sharing some of her top places to visit and things to do in Trinidad.

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Short on time? - The 6 Best Day Trips from Havana
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Short on time? - The 6 Best Day Trips from Havana

Here’s a list of the six best day trips from Havana, listed according to how long it takes to get there. All these tours take less than a day and do not require booking for accommodation.

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48 Hours in Viñales
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48 Hours in Viñales

If this is your first time planning a trip to Cuba, then you may be wondering how to fit Viñales into your schedule. So we've put together the ultimate itinerary - expertly crafted by Cuban-born specialists - for a 48 hour trip!

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