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People to People/ HAVANA'S ARCHITECTURE & ARTS

 

A PEOPLE TO PEOPLE PROGRAM
PROGRAM OF 5 DAYS /4 NIGHTS

 
   
   
  • Arrival at Havana International Airport.
  • Meet and Greeting at the Airport.
  • Private Transfer to Hotel.
  • Accommodation at Hotel 4* Standard Room, like the Hotels boutique in Old and Central Havana such at Hotel Telégrafo, Hotel Florida, Armadores de Santandar, Terral, O´Farril or similar, or other Hotels 4* like Mercure Sevilla or Hotel Roc Presidente, Hotel H-10 Panorama between others of the same 4* category in Havana (also if clients are interested in experiencing direct contact with the Cuban people lodging could be organized at Guesthouse).
  • Welcoming Dinner at Private/family Restaurant San Cristobal, including transporting and assistance.
   
  • 08:30 Breakfast.
  • 09:15 Full City Tour of Old Havana guided by a specialist of the Office of the Historian of Havana. Starting the walking tour of Old Havana from the Templete, where Havana villa was founded in 1519. Walking through the Plaza de Armas and all other Squares of Old Havana: San Francisco de Asís Square, then to Old Square, visit the Cathedral Square. Seeing the monuments and buildings more relevant from the different centuries all well preserved, the Palacio del Segundo Cabo, the Cathedral; entrance to the Museum of Capitanes Generales & the Old Havana Small Scale Museum.
  • Visit the Wilfredo Lam Contemporary Art Center in Old Havana; visit the Cerography Center at the Cathedral Square.
  • 14:00 Luncheon at Family/Private Restaurant "Doña Eutimia" or "El Figaro".
  • After lunch visit the Aisle of the Barbers in Old Havana, a project which is changing the life in the area of Central Havana, thanks to the private initiative of “Papito the Barber”.
  • 16:00 Visit the Prado Avenue, the Grand Theater of Havana, the School of Ballet, and the Capitol Building.
  • Back to the hotel around 17:30.
  • Optional Dinner.
  • Accommodation in B & B at Hotel 4* Standard in Havana like the ones mentioned previously or at Guesthouse.
   
  • 08:30 Breakfast.
  • 09:30 Entrance to the Cuba Fine Arts Museum, particular to the Art Cuban collection Hall, explanation by a specialist. Continue to Colon Cemetery, one of the most historical cemetery of the world and the most significant in Latin American with more of 500 mausoleums, chapels and family vaults; visit some of the most relevant mansions of the Vedado on Paseo Avenue, President Avenue, 17 Street between others, visit the University of Havana, the Coppelia building, the Rampa, the first Hilton built outside USA in the fifties, the Museum of Decorative Arts and the Napoleonic Museum.
  • 14:00 Optional Luncheon.
  • 15:00 Then go to nearby Miramar and Siboney counties, visit the National School of Fine Arts considered the building more representative of the architecture trend in the sixties in Cuba, visit the Jaimanita and the art project known as Fusterlandia created by the painter Jose Fuster in Jaimanita.
  • 19:00 Back to the Hotel.
  • Free evening.
  • Accommodation in B & B at Hotel 4* Standard in Havana like the ones mentioned previously or at Guesthouse.
   
  • 08:00 Breakfast.
  • 09:00 Visit the Private Art Galleries of famous contemporary painters in Cuba like Zaida del Rio and others (depending on the ones available at the time).
  • 10:00 Visit the Yoruba Association of Cuba, learn about the influence of the African culture into the Cuban pictorial art.
  • 11:00 Visit el Callejon de Hamel (Hamel Alley), the epicenter to the Cuban Afro-Culture, to be in contact with a very original street art gallery and Rumba dance (recommended for Sundays when performance is available).
  • 13:00 Luncheon at La California.
  • After lunch visit Marianao and Cerro neighborhood, appreciate the architecture and Houses from the late XIX and early XX Century.
  • Back to the hotel.
  • 20:00 Dinner at Family Restaurant El Cocinero.
  • After dinner going to the Art Factory Art X Alfonso, a factory which was abandoned since at least 30 years by now, and recently by the private initiative of artist like X Alfonso and other famous artist in Cuba has been converted into a popular artist project, probably the center of culture activity in Havana at this time, where films are exhibited, arts showing, conferences being offered.
  • Accommodation in B & B at Hotel 4* Standard in Havana like the ones mentioned previously or at Guesthouse.
   
  • Breakfast.
  • At the time needed, Transfer Out to Havana international airport to take flight out of the country.
  END OF SERVICES  

Included:
- Accommodation in B & B as indicated in the Program.
- Meet and Greeting at the Airport.
- Private Transfer In.
- Tour Guide in full command of English and/or other foreign language for the whole staying in Cuba.
- All the tours as indicate with the Entrances pointed out in the Program, with explanation of Specialist when mention.
- Private Transportation for all the tours.
- Luncheons and Dinners as indicated.
- Transfer Out.

Not included:
- Airfare.
- Tourist Visa.
- Medical Insurance.
- Services not mentioned in the Program.

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As requested by the participants other services in Cuba could be offered like:

  • Domestic flights.
  • Rental cars, micro and buses.
  • Guided tours.
  • Guide assistants and drivers.
  • Conferences.
  • Halls and saloons rental.
  • Telecommunications rental.
  • Seminars.
  • Meeting with difference sectors of the society.
  • Special visits.
  • Hotel accommodation.
  • Casas particulares accommodation.
  • Reservations in paladares or restaurants.
  • Special events.
  • Flowers service.
  • Banquet / dinner services.
  • Theaters.
  • Shows.
  • Private musical groups.

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