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Hemingway's Cuba Guided Tour
Activities in Havana

Hemingway's Cuba Guided Tour

US$ 51
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Visit the streets, bars and restaurants that the American writer used to frequent with this Hemingway's Cuba Guided Tour. Learn about the ship that inspired his work The Old Man and the Sea.

Hemingway's Cuba Guided Tour

After picking you up at your hotel in Havana at 9 am, we'll visit Hemingway's Cuba, the American author who lived in the capital for more than two decades.

We'll visit La Vigía, the house the writer bought in 1949, to see some of his "treasures", such as his boat Pilar, a name inspired by the Pilar Beach that he uses in his novel The Old Man and the Sea. In addition, something that will call our attention during the tour is the pet cemetery, where the remains of his 4 dogs and 57 cats are found.

After learning the writer's secrets, we'll walk through Cojímar, a fishing village with protected coastal areas and the natural landscape of the Cojímar River Valley. We'll have a coffee and a Cuban rum at Las Terrazas, frequented by Hemingway's boat captain, Gregorio Fuentes.

We'll go to the hotel room that Hemingway (entrance fee not included) used to book at the Ambos Mundos Hotel. Inside the room, we'll see his old typewriter and some of his books, which are still there!

In the coastal area of Cojímar, we'll also visit the roundabout where the sculpture of the writer Ernest Hemingway is located, made of metal collected by his fishing friends. This monument was visited by different celebrities such as Imperio Argentina, Libertad Lamarque, Jorge Negrete, Hugo del Carril and Lola Flores.

The last stops will be La Bodeguita del Medio and El Floridita, the writer's favourite bar and restaurant. Did you know that he used to meet his friends and acquaintances from Havana there?

Once the tour is over, we'll return to your hotel in Havana.

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Price

Adults Children between 2 and 12 years old Children under 2 years old
Tour in English
US$ 51
US$ 39
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 51
  • Children between 2 and 12 years old

    US$ 39
  • Children under 2 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

4 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Hotel pick

up and return transfer.

English speaking guide.

Visit Hemingway Museum at Finca La Vigía.

Welcome cocktail.

Cuban coffee and rum at Las Terrazas.

Not included

Fee for the use of the camera at the Casa Museo La Vigía: 5 CUP (US$ 0.20) per person.

Entrance to Hemingway's room at the Hotel Ambos Mundos: 5 CUP (US$ 0.20) per person.

When to book?

You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. Accessible toilets.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity promotes local production.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 3 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 51
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.