Trip to Matanzas-Varadero

Trip to Matanzas-Varadero

From $137.00 USD per person

The city of Matanzas is built around the Bay of Matanzas, which cuts deep in the island and into which three rivers flow inside city limits. The Yumuri, San Juan, and Canimar Rivers flow through the city, traversed by seventeen bridges, making it the Venice of Cuba or The City of Bridges.


  • Ediciones Vigia
  • Teatro Sauto
  • Parque Josone
  • Xanadu Mansion
  • Bacunayagua Bridge

Meeting point: Meet at Parque Central close to Jose Marti Statue. The tour guide will be holding a sign with your name.


08:00 AM – Meet your local guide and driver and depart to Matanzas City.

10:00 AM – Arrive at Matanzas City. A guided tour of the bridges is fascinating and offers a great perspective of the city.

11:00 AM – Ediciones Vigia. Enjoy the tour at the workshop were books are handmade.

11:30 AM – Teatro Sauto, a proud symbol of the city, opened in 1863.The U-shaped, 775-seat theatre is a National Monument of Cuba.

12:30 PM – Lunch at Waco’s or Salsa Suarez Paladar (Not included).

02:00 PM– Varadero City Tour. You’ll pass through the historic Parque Josone on your way to Xanadu Mansion. Built in the 1920s by U.S. millionaire, Irenee du Pont, the former president of the DuPont Company, you will participate in a historical tour of the mansion and the grounds while having a peek into a luxurious and opulent past.

04:00 PM– Depart from Varadero to Havana.

05:00 PM– Stop at the Bacunayagua Bridge/Yumuri Valley Lookout for Pina Coladas.

06:00 PM- The guide and driver will drop you off at Parque Central. End of the activities.


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