Welcome to Havana!
The heartbeat of the forbidden country, Cuba.
Come here to be mesmerised by the eclectic architecture, with a surprise around every corner; to sway to the Cuban rhythms in surround sound as you stroll; to be inspired by cutting-edge contemporary art; and to taste the creative cuisine of the next gastronomic capital of the world.
Havana is rich in history
Since its foundation in 1519, Havana has had a rich history of piracy, colonialism and mobster rule. It survived two independence wars, a revolution and the continuing US trade embargo. Despite the difficulties its people are the kindest, most friendly people in the world. Maybe it’s the survivalist spirit of its people, the decaying grandeur of its majestic buildings or the salsa energy that gives this feeling that just make you fall in love with it. Whatever you do, make sure you arrive with an open mind and immerse yourself in the experience this city has to offer.
Havana is a great mix of history, art, cool cafes and bohemian bars. Whatever you are looking for there is a place to find it here… this place will excite your senses…
Step back in time…
You will feel like you have taken a step back in time as you ride around in 1950’s classic cars, some painstakingly restored, others barely holding together. Or as you wonder through the birthplace of Havana in La Habana Vieja (A UNESCO Heritage site since 1982), admiring the Spanish architecture, narrow streets, hidden bars, cigar chops and art galleries. Or you can enjoy the cultural magic as you stroll down the Malecon, especially during the evenings, as Cubans with their friends and families all hang out here, with music, dancing and street drinking popular.
Enjoy the night life…
Havana is a great place to indulge in amazing cocktails. It’s thought there are more Mojitos served on any day in Havana than any other city on earth. It is after all the birthblace of this reflecting cocktail and with the weather being between 25-28 degrees Celsius all year around, it has the perfect weather for it.
Check out the art scene
Havana has also great contemporary art on offer. Whether you want to take your own piece home or see the greats in the museums, Havana got you covered. You can check out the greats at Mueseo Nacional de Bellas Artes, while the newer artists are at the Fabrica de Arte Cubano or even on the streets of Habana Vieja with their brushes.
From history, culture, and nightlife, Havana has it all. Places like the famous Tropicana Cabaret, La Bodeguita del Medio, Gran Teatro de La Habana, and the Plaza de la Revolución make this city a must see when discovering Cuba and all its splendor – travel to cuba from canada.