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Havana

Havana is the capital of Cuba and is located on the northern coast of the island nation. It is the largest city in the country, with a population of over two million people. It is a major port city and is considered the cultural, political and economic center of the country.

Havana was founded in 1519 by Spanish conquistador Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar. The city was originally called San Cristóbal de La Habana and served as a strategic port for the Spanish Empire in the Caribbean. It quickly grew in importance and became the capital of the Spanish colony of Cuba in 1607.

Havana has a rich and vibrant history, with numerous important historical events taking place in the city. In 1762, it was captured by the British during the Seven Years War. In 1898, it was the site of the decisive battle of the Spanish-American War. In 1959, the Cuban Revolution took place in Havana, led by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, which resulted in the establishment of a communist government.

Havana is a beautiful city, with a unique blend of colonial and modern architecture. It is known for its vibrant nightlife, with numerous bars, restaurants and clubs. It is also home to many cultural attractions, such as the Museum of the Revolution and the Cuban National Ballet.

Havana is a city full of history and culture, and is a must-see destination for anyone visiting Cuba.

Excursion tips for a day in Havana

As a tourist in Havana, Cuba, there are plenty of exciting activities to experience in one day. Here are some of the top things to do:

1. Explore Old Havana and its cobblestone streets, colonial architecture, and vibrant culture.
2. Take a ride in a classic car and explore the city in style.
3. Visit the Plaza de la Revolución and learn about Cuba’s history and culture.
4. Sample the local cuisine at one of the many restaurants in Havana.
5. Take a stroll along the Malecón and admire the stunning views of the city.
6. Visit the Museum of the Revolution and learn about the Cuban Revolution.
7. Enjoy a traditional Cuban cigar and a cup of Cuban coffee at one of the local cafes.
8. Take a salsa lesson and learn some of the traditional Cuban dance moves.
9. Relax on the beach and take in the stunning views of the Caribbean Sea.
10. Visit one of the many markets in Havana and pick up some souvenirs.

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The climate in Havana

Havana has a tropical savanna climate with a hot and humid summer and a relatively dry winter. During the summer months, temperatures can reach up to 33°C (91°F) with high humidity. In the winter, temperatures typically range between 15°C (59°F) and 25°C (77°F). Rainfall is abundant during the summer months, with occasional showers during the winter. Spring and autumn are pleasant seasons with temperatures ranging between 20°C (68°F) and 30°C (86°F).

Cruise weather for Havana

Our weather forecast for Havana helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 32.3 °C
min: 25.1 °C
18.7 m/s
31.3 m/s
28.0 %
8.3 m
82.4 %
1,017 hPa
06:55:16
20:16:26
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 31.5 °C
min: 25.4 °C
13.0 m/s
31.7 m/s
37.0 %
7.3 m
83.3 %
1,016 hPa
06:55:42
20:16:05
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 31.4 °C
min: 24.7 °C
11.5 m/s
23.8 m/s
45.4 %
20.4 m
83.1 %
1,016 hPa
06:56:08
20:15:43
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 32.2 °C
min: 24.8 °C
19.1 m/s
32.0 m/s
26.1 %
22.5 m
80.0 %
1,017 hPa
06:56:34
20:15:19
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 31.9 °C
min: 25.2 °C
17.6 m/s
32.0 m/s
30.5 %
24.0 m
79.9 %
1,018 hPa
06:57:00
20:14:55
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 31.5 °C
min: 24.7 °C
14.8 m/s
29.5 m/s
35.5 %
21.5 m
81.9 %
1,018 hPa
06:57:26
20:14:29
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 31.9 °C
min: 24.4 °C
25.6 m/s
26.6 m/s
41.6 %
24.1 m
81.4 %
1,018 hPa
06:57:52
20:14:02
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 29.6 °C
min: 27.7 °C
25.9 m/s
24.1 m/s
20.7 %
24.1 m
78.4 %
1,018 hPa
06:58:18
20:13:34
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 29.3 °C
min: 28 °C
24.8 m/s
24.1 m/s
59.3 %
24.1 m
79.1 %
1,018 hPa
06:58:44
20:13:05
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 29.3 °C
min: 27.8 °C
25.6 m/s
27.4 m/s
48.6 %
19.3 m
78.8 %
1,016 hPa
06:59:09
20:12:35
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 29.3 °C
min: 27.4 °C
23.4 m/s
25.9 m/s
81.9 %
24.1 m
76.1 %
1,016 hPa
06:59:35
20:12:03
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 29.3 °C
min: 28.5 °C
28.8 m/s
32.8 m/s
70.6 %
24.1 m
74.9 %
1,016 hPa
07:00:00
20:11:31
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 29.2 °C
min: 28.6 °C
33.5 m/s
37.1 m/s
29.5 %
24.1 m
78.7 %
1,016 hPa
07:00:26
20:10:57
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 29.4 °C
min: 28.8 °C
32.4 m/s
36.4 m/s
42.3 %
24.0 m
79.6 %
1,017 hPa
07:00:51
20:10:23

Cruises to Havana

Would you like to travel to Havana on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Havana.

Scheduled ship calls in Havana, Cuba
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Dec. 27th 2024 Friday, 27th of Dec. 2024 MS Hamburg 07:30 am 12:00 am
Dec. 28th 2024 Saturday, 28th of Dec. 2024 MS Hamburg 12:00 am 12:00 am
Dec. 29th 2024 Sunday, 29th of Dec. 2024 MS Hamburg 12:00 am 01:00 pm
Jan. 6th 2025 Monday, 6th of Jan. 2025 MS Hamburg 08:00 am 12:00 am
Jan. 7th 2025 Tuesday, 7th of Jan. 2025 MS Hamburg 12:00 am 01:00 pm
Jan. 15th 2025 Wednesday, 15th of Jan. 2025 MS Hamburg 08:00 am 12:00 am
Jan. 16th 2025 Thursday, 16th of Jan. 2025 MS Hamburg 12:00 am 01:00 pm
Jan. 24th 2025 Friday, 24th of Jan. 2025 MS Hamburg 08:00 am 12:00 am
Jan. 25th 2025 Saturday, 25th of Jan. 2025 MS Hamburg 12:00 am 01:30 pm

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