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INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL IN CUBA
Important: Group will receive voucher for unlimited access to all jazz venues


Day 1 - Arrival to Havana

We will be leaving from Tampa and flying directly to Havana the morning of January 18th. A guide and driver will be picking us up from the airport and taking us through the beautiful revolution square. We will be staying at the Armadores De Santander near Havana's best attractions.

Havana was founded in 1519 by the Spanish. By the 17th century, it had become one of the Caribbean's main centers for ship-building. Although it is today a sprawling metropolis of 2 million inhabitants, its old Centre retains an interesting mix of Baroque and neoclassical monuments, and a homogeneous ensemble of private houses with arcades, balconies, wrought-iron gates and internal courtyards.

Dinner La Moraleja (Transfers Included)

In the evening Participate in concerts or enjoy the good music in La Zorra and El Cuervo is one of the legendary places of Havana nightlife, which attracts an audience interested in the best Cuban music, be the new artists, consecrated figures. Every night, there are excellent concerts of different styles, such as jazz, salsa or Cuban timba, this famous jazz club is considered as one of the best in town.

Accommodation Hotel Armadoro de Santander

DAY 2 HAVANA

Today we will be attending a beautiful walking tour through the streets of Havana. Our guide will show us great places to see and give us some brief history about the city and its landmarks. Tonight, we have access to any of the two stages Casa de la Cultura de Plaza or Mella Theatre.

City Tours

Today we will be attending a beautiful walking tour through the streets of Havana. Our guide will show us great places to see and give us some brief history about the city and its landmarks.Old Havana, which is defined by the extent of the former city walls, has maintained the pattern of the early urban setting with its five large plazas, each with its own architectural character: Plaza de Armas, Plaza Vieja, Plaza de San Francisco, Plaza del Cristo and Plaza de la Catedral. Around these plazas are many outstanding buildings, including the Iglesia Catedral de La Habana, Antiguo Convento de San Francisco de Asís, Palacio del Segundo Cabo and Palacio de los Capitanes Generales. Visit to the Bodeguita del Medio, Visit rum museum.

Lunch at Dona Eutimia (Transfers Included)

At night

With the presence of prestigious figures, an important tradition and international repercussion of Latin Jazz or Cuban Jazz has been achieved, where relevant personalities, cultists of the genre, show their virtuosity, talent and improvisation. There will be concerts with Cuban musicians and guests, presentations of bands, ensembles and soloists. -Unlimited access to venues-
Major Shows at Casa de la Cultura de plaza & Mella Theatre

Day 3 CULTURES and HISTORY

Visit the Arte Corte Project was created in 1999, created by stylist Gilberto Valladares Reina (Papito), with which he has demonstrated how hairdressing is an activity that together with good intentions and a sense of brotherhood can contribute to the dignification of the human being in all Its aspects

There the passer-by meets, in addition to the aforementioned, with the Gallery-Studio of the artist Roberto González; The bar, restaurant and cafeteria "El Figaro", in honor of the famous personage of the opera "The Barber of Seville", of the Italian composer Gioachino Rossini

Visit the Centro Cultural Antiguos Almacenes de Deposito San Jose. This marvelous restoration of an old dock warehouse has resulted in a gigantic market exhibiting the wares of hundreds of Cuban artist and crafts persons

Dinner Café Laurent (Transfers Included)

In the evening Participate in concerts or enjoy the wonderful music of the Gato Tuerto. The intimate ambiance in this bar/restaurant is reminiscent of a late-night piano bar. Where at one time you might have heard Omara Portuondo, today it's Ivette Cepeda and Osdalgia giving you shivers. Here the specialty is filin, from the English feeling, which gives you an idea of the emotional charge of this Cuban brand of bolero jazz


Day 4

Depart your hotel at 9:00 a.m. for a day of touring beautiful Havana. We will begin with a panoramic tour of modern Havana in antique cars (1 h), and its amazing waterfront walkway, El Malecon. We will visit the historical Revolution Square, Colon Cemetery and the Avenue of the Presidents, one of the most beautiful avenues in Havana. We will also make a visit to Fifth Avenue, where many foreign embassies are located.

Lunch in Private Restaurant Vista al Mar (Transfers Included)

After the lunch, Visit the Centro Cultural Antiguos Almacenes de Deposito San Jose. This marvelous restoration of an old dock warehouse has resulted in a gigantic market exhibiting the wares of hundreds of Cuban artist and crafts persons, Visit to the museum of fine arts, and the grand theater of Havana
In the evening Participation in concerts

Day 5

Today we will be heading back home so after your complimentary breakfast look around and maybe grab some last-minute souvenirs. Your driver will be ready at the hotel to transfer you to the airport for your flight.

Entertainment Map



Unlimited Access to Venues

The Mella, Plaza Culture House & National Theatre will be hosting the main shows.
La Zorra is one of the legendary places of Havana nightlife, which attracts an audience interested in the best Cuban music, be the new artists, consecrated figures. Every night, there are excellent concerts of different styles, such as jazz, salsa or Cuban timba, this famous jazz club is considered as one of the best in town.

Central Park: This is a very famous hotspot were many of the old famous hotels are located amongst delicious café's and live entertainment.

Plaza Vieja is a beautiful area to take a nice walk and come across great places for shopping, eating & street musicians.
The Malecón is a must walk if you want to experience the natural beauty of this island and see it come alive at night.
Hotel: Armadores De Santander is a 4-star boutique hotel located right on the water just walking distance from many attractions.

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