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Hemingway's presence in Cuba

  Hemingway and his wife in Pilar Yacht Visit places and events in the life of renowned US writer Ernest Hemingway during his 25 years in Havana; beginning with a coach transfer to the authors former residence and now museum, Finca Vigia, continue the tour to the fishing town of Cojimar. Splendid views of Ambos Mundos Hotel, Plaza de la Catedral then follow as you head for the last stop: Floridita Restaurant, where not only a delicious daiquiri, but also a life-sized bronze statue of the man himself await you at the bar. Your return to the ship then brings the tour to a close.

ITINERARY, DURATION: 6 HOURS

  • Just 97 miles due south of Key West and yet a world apart from its American neighbour, the island of Cuba was the place that the late American novelist, Ernest Hemingway, chose to make his home for 20 years from 1939 onwards.
  • It is this literary connection that this guided half-day tour seeks to explore, beginning with a coach transfer to the authors former residence and now museum, Finca Vigia. Located only a few miles out of Havana in San Francisco de Paula, the beautiful old finca has been fully restored and provides a unique insight into how the novelist lived and worked. You will have a chance to take a look through the house open and glass windows for an insight view of the places where Hemingway lived. The inside visit to Hemingway'​s House is not included.
  • Youll also get to view Havanas Virgen del Camino monument and a chance to enjoy panoramic views of the Cojimar district, a former fishing village.
  • A brief look at the Hemingway monument and the seafront Malecón boulevard then follows, after which a stop is scheduled at La Terraza de Cojimar for a Don Gregorio cocktail, a tasty blend of blue curaçao and maraschino liqueur, another of Hemingways little helpers.
  • Splendid views of Ambos Mundos Hotel, San Gerónimo University and Plaza de la Catedral then follow as you head for the last stop: Floridita Restaurant, where not only a delicious daiquiri, but also a life-sized bronze statue of the man himself await you at the bar. Your return to the ship then brings the tour to a close.
 
   
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EDUCATIONAL TRIP FLAVOURS OF CUBA
Best of the best of Cuba in just 7 days. Educational Tour of 6 Nights & 7 Days, including accommodation, entrances, bus transportation and excellent Tour Guide in English. Visitors will get the chance to know Best of Cuba, the 3 cities declared by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humankind. Local taxes included, meet and greeting at the airport; assistance 24 hours. Departure guarantee every Monday of the year. No minimum number of persons require to start this tour.
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(No minimum Pax is required)
The price is valid until December 17 2017, except Easter (10 to 16 April 2017). By this time quote request.
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Educational trip Colours of Cuba, Gettting deep into the roots of this wonderful caribbean island. Program of 8 nights and 9 days.
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- Minimum pax required: 2.
- Price per pax in double room.
- Single supplement: 125.00 USD.
The price is valid until December 17 2017, except Easter (10 to 16 April 2017). By this time quote request.
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