Silversea Luxury Cruises To LA HABANA

LA HABANA
LA HABANA

La Habana is the largest city in Cuba. The Historical Centre of Havana is characterized by the presence of the architectural trends of the Baroque and the Eclecticism, which is the fingerprint of the Spanish settling.

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Excursions in LA HABANA

"Legendarios del Guajirito" - The Spirit Of Buena Vista Social Club

Feel the authentic rhythm of Havana with an exclusive live performance by the renowned Legendarios del Guajirito, as you enjoy Cuban-style music, a 1950s-esque vibe and complimentary drinks and appetizers.


Board the transfer to a venerable cabaret-style venue, once arrived settle into your seat, and get ready for a high-energy live music performance by the Legendarios del Guajirito, a lineup of Grammy-winning musicians comprised of members of the famous Buena Vista Social Club and Afro-Cuban All Stars. Sway to a medley of Danzon, Son, Mambo, Cha-Cha-Cha and Rumba sounds from world-class performers. Amid the stirring nightclub ambience you'll have the chance to mingle with the band members and snap a couple photos. You'll sip a welcome cocktail, plus savor a selection of light bites and two complimentary beverages, be it juice or beer. Revel in Cuba's unique music and lively environment before being whisked back to the pier.



Please note: This tour involves a minimal amount of walking with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. This tour is suitable for guests with limited mobility but not for guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. Guests must be at least 21 years old to participate in tastings of alcoholic beverages. The tour sequence may vary.

Best of Havana

Indulge your senses with the rich heritage and cultural treasures of Cuba during this immersive, full-day excursion that winds through the streets of Havana.


Havana, Colon Cemetery, Fusterlandia, Fuster Sculptures

Depart the pier for the short drive to the Necrópolies de Colón (Colon Cemetery), where more than 500 famed Cuban filmmakers, politicos and baseball players are laid to rest. From here, continue on to the artful neighbourhood of Fusterlandia, graced with the vibrant sculptures of native artist, Jose Rodriguez Fuster, who has turned his home neighborhood into a masterpiece of intricate tilework and kaleidoscopic colors.


Lunch, Finca Vigia

Next, proceed for lunch at a local restaurant where you can sample authentic Cuban cuisine or opt for international dishes. After lunch, re-board your coach and head for a visit to Finca Vigia, the home in which Ernest Hemingway penned some of his greatest and most heralded works, including For Whom the Bell Tolls and The Old Man and the Sea. Hear tales of Hemingway's years in Cuba, and learn about his deep, well-documented ties to the island. Visitors are not allowed to step inside the house, however the wide opened windows and doors allow close views of the rooms and the possibility of taking plenty of pictures of the inside.


Revolution Square, Old Havana, Almacenes San José, Artisan Market, Free Time

Your sightseeing drive continues on to the Plaza de la Revolucion, where the nation's political rallies are held. After a photo stop here, drive through the heart of Old Havana en route to the Almacenes San José. This craft market has been around since 1885, and is the ideal place to find leathers, ceramics, guayaberas, and other mementos of a day spent exploring Cuba's capital city. Upon arrival, some free time is made available to browse for souvenirs at your leisure and interact with the local artisans. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your coach and commence the short drive back to the pier.

Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, at times over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, with steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water and cash for purchases from the ship. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. Guests must be at least 21 years old to be served alcoholic beverages. The tour sequence may vary.

Cuban Culture and Natural Beauty of Viñales

Board the bus and start your journey towards the unique ecotourism destination of Viñales. Located in the Pinar del Rio region, the western centre of Cuban agriculture, where much of the country's best fresh produce is grown in the fertile soil, Viñales was declared a Natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999. Along the way see coffee plantations, fields of yuccas and sweet potatoes, rows of young green tobacco plants, whose leaves will soon be dried and expertly rolled into the world's best cigars.


Tobacco Farm, Mirador de los Jazmines

After approximately 2 hours driving, the first stop will be at a tobacco farm. Tour the farm accompanied by the owner and get to know the whole process through which tobacco is cultivated and the daily life of the farm workers.

Reboard the bus for a short drive to Mirador de los Jazmines, from here admire an impressive view over Viñales valley and its mogotes.


Mural of Prehistory

Reach the Mural of Prehistory, a rock face mural which moves through the age of the dinosaurs, and ends with three giant red human figures. Enjoy a welcome cocktail and Creole lunch at local restaurants, while listening to live traditional music. Here you will have a chance to interact with artisans and artists from the area.


After some free time to stroll around, reboard the bus and start the approximately 2.5-hour drive back to the ship.


Please note: this tour involves a moderate amount of walking mostly over uneven surfaces, and an extensive amount of driving for approximately 2.5 to 3 hours each way depending on the condition of the road. Sightseeing and comfort stops are provided along the way. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water and local currency for purchases from the ship. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. The tour sequence may vary.

Cuban Jazz Night at La Zorra y El Cuervo

Fall under the spell of evening in Havana amid the dimly lit environs of La Zorra y El Cuervo (The Vixen and the Crow), Havana's most famous jazz club, where you'll not only enjoy a live jazz concert but also meet the band members, and enjoy cocktails and snacks.


Join the bus transfer by bus to Vedado district, once reached the venue walk past an old English telephone booth and down to the intimate basement ambience of La Zorra y El Cuervo. This esteemed jazz club has hosted nightly shows featuring top jazz players since the late 1990s. Your 90-minute live concert showcases local musicians performing a lineup of Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz tunes - and you'll get the chance to mingle with the bands off-stage, too. Sit back and relax with a complimentary cocktail and selection of Cuban-inspired small plates while letting the music carry you away. This is as authentic a Havana jazz club experience as it comes.


The show duration is 2 hours, with a break in the middle. Bus transfer back to the ship will be provided after the first part of the show for guests willing to get back earlier and at the end of the performance.



Please note: La Zorra y El Cuervo nightclub is located in an underground basement, there are about 10 steps to descend/ascend to get in/out the venue. This tour is not wheelchair accessible and it is not recommended to guests with limited mobility and guests who utilize a wheelchair and to guests with claustrophobia. The show duration is approximately 2 hours. Bus transfer back to the ship will be provided after the first part of the show for guests willing to get back earlier and at the end of the performance.

Culture Of Havana

Experience Cuba's art history, cultural community, notable landmarks and tasty cuisine in all their finest glory on this full-day comprehensive tour.


Callejon de Hamel, Centro Havana

Your day begins in Callejon de Hamel, an urban Havana neighborhood known for its colorful outdoor gallery of murals and recycled-object sculptures that depict Afro-Cuban culture. Nearly every building lining these narrow alleyways is covered in brightly-hued artwork, as live rumba music and dancing splay into the streets. Visit the artistic space of one of the most central communities of Cuba (Centro Havana). Enjoy a welcome cocktail and meet the members of the community, artists of plastic arts and dancers, one of which is the creator of the project. Watch a brief dance and musical presentation, a manifestation of the folkloric roots of the area.


Sightseeing Drive

Next you'll enjoy a bit of sightseeing: make a photo stop at Plaza de la Revolucion, one of the world's largest squares; see El Capitolio, designed after the U.S. Capitol building; and pass Paseo del Prado into Old Havana to view Gran Teatro Alicia Alonso, home to the Cuban National Ballet.


Local Lunch, Fusterlandia and Almacenes San Jose

After recharging with a lunch in local restaurant, continue on to the artful neighborhood of Fusterlandia, graced with the vibrant sculptures of native artist, Jose Rodriguez Fuster, who has turned his home neighborhood into a masterpiece of intricate tilework and kaleidoscopic colors. Top off the day browsing the open-air craft market of Almacenes San Jose, as you're tempted by a selection of leather, ceramics, art and ornamental items.



Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, at times over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. Walking at Almacenes San José is at the discretion of each guest. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water and local currency for purchases from the ship. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. The tour sequence may vary.

Easy Panoramic Havana

Discover the history and culture of Cuba during this scenic, half-day sightseeing excursion of Havana.

Havana, Morro Castle and El Cristo de la Habana

Depart the pier for a leisurely sightseeing tour through Havana for an up-close look at its history and local life. Your tour begins with a drive to the iconic Morro Castle, built in 1589 to safeguard the port of Havana, followed by a stop at El Cristo de la Habana, a marble masterpiece created by Cuban sculptor, Jilma Madera. You will have a chance to get off the bus at both stops. Have your camera ready as they provide the best panoramic views of Havana.


El Malecón, Plaza de la Revolución

Your next stop is Plaza de la Revolución. En route, drive along El Malecón, Havana's famed seaside esplanade and favourite local gathering spot, and pass by Universidad de la Havana (Havana University), in avenida San Lazaro. At Plaza de la Revolución, make a stop and listen to the stories of the great political rallies held on these grounds.


Fusterlandia, Modern Havana

Your tour continues for a visit to Fusterlandia, a vibrant arts complex decorated with the colourful mosaics of local artist, Jose Fuster. From here, begin the drive back to the pier, en route pass through the Modern Havana which offers panoramic views of Colon Cemetery, El Capitolio de Cuba (the National Capital Building, which served as the seat of the Cuban Congress until 1959), the Central Park and more.


Habana Vieja, Free Time

The excursion ends at the pier, from where, if you wish, you will have the possibility to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Habana Vieja at your leisure and then walk back to ship.


Please note: This tour involves a minimal amount of walking, at times over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. This tour is suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water, and currency for purchases from the ship. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. The tour sequence may vary.

Finca Vista Hermosa - Farm to Table

A truly unique experience awaits you in Finca Vista Hermosa, a farm located only 20 minutes away from Havana city. Enjoy a beautiful country setting while savouring a delicious lunch prepared with fresh ingredients.


Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by an abundance of fresh seasonal fruit locally harvested. Following the farm`s manager and workers introduction to their Farm-to-Table project, learn about their experience in using organic methods for growing vegetables, and breeding animals, while walking through the farm. See the agricultural areas, where fruits, spices and vegetables are grown and pass near the stables having the chance to watch some of the animals that are raised in the farm.


You will also have a chance to take a short excursions along the surroundings of the farm in a traditional Cuban horse-cart or 'carreta', or for the more adventurous a horse-back ride awaits.


Return to the farm and enjoy a delicious organic lunch. Menu includes a selection of cheeses and salami produced in the farm, with homemade bread, roasted pork, rice and black beans, fresh vegetables from the farm, traditional Cuban dessert.


Make then your way back to the pier taking the 20-minute bus ride.



Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking mostly over uneven and sometimes muddy surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water and local currency for purchases from the ship. Guests must be at least 21 years old to be served alcoholic beverages. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. The tour sequence may vary.

Havana By Classic American Car

Experience Havana in classic style during this unique, half-day excursion through the city and along the waterfront in a classic American car.

Havana, Hotel Nacional, Cuban Cocktail

Depart the pier by bus for the short drive to the historical Hotel Nacional, once the stomping grounds of Sinatra, Hemingway and Winston Churchill. With complimentary cocktail in hand, walk around the hotel's Hall of Fame, viewing an impressive collection of framed photos of its most famous visitors.


Plaza de la Revolucion, Havana Tour via Classic American Car, El Malecón, Miramar

Leave the Hotel National to meet your private guide and driver and board your awaiting vintage car. Head to Plaza de la Revolucion, one of the world's largest squares and home to Cuba's most significant political rallies. Following a photo stop here, enjoy a panoramic drive through the Cuban capital. Whether riding aboard a Pontiac, Chevy or Cadillac, this unique experience transports you back to the 1950s as you cruise down El Malecón, Havana's seaside strip. Continue past historic landmarks, churches and city parks such as Museo de la Revolucion, Museo de Bellas Artes, Sloppy´s Joe, the Capitolio de Cuba, Parque Central, Hotel Inglaterra, Gran Teatro de la Havana, Universidad de la Havana and more.


Nelson Dominguez Gallery, Optional Habana Vieja Visit

Leave your classic car and board the bus towards Old Havana. Stop at Plaza de la Catedral, from here walk through the cobblestoned streets of la Habana Vieja towards Plaza San Francisco de Asis. Here your final stop will be at the gallery of Nelson Dominguez, one of Cuba's greatest painters and engravers. Following your guided visit to his gallery, you may commence the short walk directly back to the pier, or opt to continue your visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Habana Vieja at your leisure.


Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, at times over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water and cash for purchases from the ship. Guests must be at least 21 years old to be served alcoholic beverages. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. This tour is sold per-vehicle (Classic American car), not per-person. A maximum of three guests are permitted per vehicle, two for more comfort. The time spent on the convertible Classic American Car is approximately 1.5 hour. The sequence may vary.

Havana Cigars, Coffee and Rum

Enjoy a three-in-one type of outing in Havana: explore a local tobacco factory, savor a tasting of cigar, rum and coffee, and enjoy some free time strolling around the stalls of Almacenes San Jose market.


Tobacco Factory

Your first stop is to dive into the world of Cuban tobacco, as you follow an expert tabaquero on a walk around the floor of a working factory, learning about how they grow, harvest and process tobacco for Cuba's famous cigars, the "puros cubanos".


`Maridaje`, Tobacco, Rum and Coffee Pairing

Afterward, board a bus and proceed to a local cigar lounge where you will get to experience a `maridaje`: a tasting of Cuban rum accompanied by a 'Habano' cigar and a Cuban coffee, a `must do` experience in your trip to Cuba. Learn the ceremonial 'lighting of the tobacco' and relax while smoking your cigar and discover the flavors Cuba is worldwide famous for.

Almacenes San Jose

Your last stop is at the Almacenes San Jose, a bustling covered market situated beside the harbor. Here you'll have a bit of free time to check out local handicraft vendors among Havana's largest craft market. You'll find anything from clothing and paintings to ceramics, jewelry, humidors and leather items. This is an all-encompassing tour that delivers the pure essence of Havana.

Afterward, take the short transfer back to the ship.



Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, at times over uneven surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water and local currency for purchases from the ship. Guests must be at least 21 years old to be served alcoholic beverages. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. The tour sequence may vary.

Havana History

Explore the architectural and historical legacy of Havana during this panoramic, half-day sightseeing excursion to Old Havana and its centuries-old landmarks.


Havana, Morro Castle, Panoramic Coastal and Havana Bay Views

Depart the pier for the short drive to the iconic Castillo del Morro (Morro Castle), built in 1589 to safeguard the port of Havana. Upon arrival, you can photograph the castle's exterior and see the areas where the works of the Cuban Missile Crisis are exposed. Next, explore the different galleries of this great Spanish fortress, and take in sweeping panoramic vistas of Havana Bay and the coastline below. Hear tales of attacks by pirates and corsairs, epic battles and Spanish rule on the island before descending into Old Havana, where Colonial streets empty into sprawling squares.


Old Havana, Havana Cathedral, Cathedral Square, City Museum

Upon arrival in Old Havana, take a stroll through the streets of the Old Town, and marvel at its architectural and historical gems. Walk through the Cathedral Square and see the Havana Cathedral, a Baroque masterpiece that opened in 1777, en route to the entrance to the Museo de los Capitanes Generales or Museo de la Ciudad (City Museum). Located on the eastern side of the Plaza de Armas in Old Havana, the museum is housed in the Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, a grand palace that was the former official residence of Spanish generals and captains. The museum chronicles Havana's history through antique furnishings, military uniforms, photos and artefacts.


Plaza de San Francisco de Asis, Meet Locals

Following your guided tour of the museum, enjoy a quick stop at the Plaza de San Francisco de Asis, a favourite gathering spot. Mingle with the locals, and enjoy a true glimpse of life in Havana. At the conclusion of your tour, re-board your coach and commence the short drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, at times over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water and local currency for purchases from the ship. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. The tour sequence may vary.

Hemingway´s Havana

Explore Ernest Hemingway's well-documented love of Cuba during this panoramic, half-day sightseeing excursion to his former home and favourite local haunts.


Havana, Finca Vigia

Depart the pier for the short drive to San Francisco de Paula, the town where Hemingway lived and worked for 20 years. Upon arrival, proceed for a visit to Finca Vigia, the home in which he penned some of his greatest and most heralded works, including For Whom the Bell Tolls and The Old Man and the Sea. Hear tales of Hemingway's years in Cuba, and learn about his deep, well-documented ties to the island. Visitors are not allowed to step inside the house, however the wide opened windows and doors allow close views of the rooms and possibility of taking plenty of pictures of the inside.


Cojimar Village, Hemingway Monument

Next, re-board your coach and head to the fishing village of Cojimar, where a stop is made to see a monument dedicated to Hemingway after his death in 1961. Enjoy a local cocktail at the restaurant Las Terrazas de Cojimar, one of Hemingway's favourite eateries.


Habana Vieja, El Floridita, Hotel Ambos Mundos, la Bodeguita del Medio

Proceed by bus to Habana Vieja, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of Habana. Take a guided walk through the cobblestones streets and pass by El Floridita, one Hemingway`s local hangouts and "daiquiri" bar. Swing by the Hotel Ambos Mundos, where Hemingway lived for seven years, stop at the well-known Bodeguita del Medio, also frequented by the writer and famous for its Mojitos. Finally, continue past Plaza de la Catedral and end your tour at Plaza de San Francisco, just across the Cruise Terminal.


Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of walking, at times over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water and local currency for purchases from the ship. Guests must be at least 21 years old to be served alcoholic beverages. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. The tour sequence may vary.

Jewish Heritage Tour

Take a closer look at the Jewish community in Havana on this half-day excursion that includes the Sephardic Hebrew Center, a stop at the Hebrew Center of Attention to the Elderly "Salomon Mitrani Z' L and a local Jewish cemetery.


Sephardic Hebrew Center and Hebrew Center of Attention to the Elderly

Travel into Old Havana by coach to the Sephardic Hebrew Center to trace the Jewish roots of people in Cuba. Learn about their daily practices, architectural heritage and the surge of Jewish immigrants who arrived in the early 1900s. See a synagogue affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, and one of the oldest standing in Cuba today. Also you will have a chance to see a gallery showing art in memory of the Holocaust.

Next visit the Hebrew center of attention to the elderly which provides activities aimed at greater socialization and quality of life of all members of the Hebrew community of Cuba over 65 years.


Jewish Cemetery

Finish your tour at a Jewish cemetery in town where you'll see the gravestones of notable Jewish residents and pay your respects at a memorial honoring those who perished during the Holocaust.



Please note: this tour involves an extensive amount of walking and standing, at times over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water and local currency for purchases from the ship. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. The tour sequence may vary.

Las Terrazas - Biosphere Reserve

Venture deep into the Sierra del Rosario mountains to explore the protected nature reserve and small village of Las Terrazas.


Las Terrazas UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Local Community

Board the bus for the approximately 1.5 hours drive to Las Terrazas. This ecological community was begun as a reforestation project back in 1968 and today is honored as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Marvel at the expansive natural beauty and dense tropical canopy. You'll also enjoy an authentic look at local life in the small village where Cuban artists and crafters have found a home, including the musician Polo Montañez whose house you will be able to visit. Visit the community school and learn about local customs from those who live and breathe them every day.


Buenavista Coffee Plantation, Lunch

You'll also tour the Buenavista Coffee Plantation, a partially restored estate originally built in 1801 by French refuges from the island of Haiti. Step back in time as you stroll the property and enjoy a typical Cuban lunch at the charming onsite café. Afterwards, spend some time exploring on your own before rebording the bus and starting the 1.5 hours drive back to the ship.



Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of walking, at times over uneven surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. Driving time is approximately 90 minutes each way. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water and local currency for purchases from the ship. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. The tour sequence may vary.

Mob Hotels and Casinos of Havana

Explore the tales and architecture left behind from the Italian-Cuban-American mob while on this tour that leads you to Hotel Habana Riviera, Hotel Nacional and Hotel Sevilla. Lunch is included.


El Malecon, Hotel Habana Riviera

Board the bus and listen along as your guide shares about Havana's ties to big hitters in the mafia during the 1950s. Along the seafront Malecon promenade, you'll first enter Hotel Habana Riviera built by mobster Meyer Lansky. Cocktail in hand, admire the gold leaf embellishments and blue-tiled roof while hearing about this mob accountant's quick escape from the island.


Hotel Nacional

Moving on to the Vedado district, step inside the Art Deco Hotel Nacional. Sip a Cuban cocktail where mobsters the likes of Lucky Luciano and Santo Trafficante, Jr. once attended a mob summit. See the Salón de la Fama, the hall of fame, which showcases photographs of all the famous guests who have stayed here over the years, decade by decade.


El Prado, Hotel Sevilla

Then walk along the retail-lined Prado promenade in the heart of town, where Hotel Sevilla stands. This Moorish-styled design was inspired by the Alhambra Palace in Spain, and in the 1940s was run by Uruguayan gangster Amleto Battisti y Lora. Sip a complimentary cocktail in the lobby continue your fascinating exploration in a local restaurant with a selection of authentic Cuban dishes. You'll head back to port with a deeper understanding of the mafia's role in building Cuba's capital city.


You'll head back to port with a deeper understanding of the mafia's role in building Cuba's capital city.



Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, at times over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water and local currency for purchases from the ship. Guests must be at least 21 years old to be served alcoholic beverages. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. Hotel Sevilla and Hotel Riviera might be replaced by Hotel Capri or Hotel Havana Libre (previously Hilton) without notice. The tour sequence may vary.

Old Havana City Sightseeing Tour

Discover the landmarks of Old Havana, the historic heart of the city, during this picturesque, half-day sightseeing excursion.

Havana, Old Havana, Morro Castle, El Cristo

Depart the pier for a scenic and narrated sightseeing drive to El Morro Castle, one of Cuba's most iconic landmarks and panoramic points over the city, which has kept watch over the harbour since 1589. Leaving the fortress, proceed to El Cristo de la Havana, Jesus of Nazareth statue that was sculpted by Cuban artist Jilma Madera, and is perched above the bay.


Plaza de la Revolución

Pass by Universidad de la Havana (Havana University), in avenida San Lazaro, en route to Plaza de la Revolución. Here make a stop and listen to the stories of the great political rallies held on these grounds.


Colon Cemetery, El Malecón, Almacenes San José Artisan Market

Your tour continues on to the Colon Cemetery. Upon arrival, take a guided stroll that reveals the gravestones of beloved Cuban filmmakers and baseball players. Afterward, take a drive down the scenic waterfront, El Malecón, Havana's famed seaside esplanade and favourite local gathering spot, en route to the Almacenes San José, an artisan market founded in 1885. Here, some free time is made available to browse the ceramics, leather goods and other handicrafts available for sale. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your coach and commence the short drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, at times over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. Walking at Almacenes San José is at the discretion of each guest. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water and local currency for purchases from the ship. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. The tour sequence may vary.

Old Havana Heritage Walking Tour

Take a stroll through the cobbled streets and embrace the Old Havana's rustic charm and rich history whilst passing through four of the city's most important squares.


Old Havana Guided Walking Tour, Plaza San Francisco de Asis

Depart the pier for the short walk to Old Havana. Your guided walking tour starts at Plaza San Francisco de Asis, with its lion fountain, just across the Cruise Terminal.


Plaza de Armas, Plaza Vieja, Plaza de la Catedral

Next, continue walking past the Plaza de Armas, which dates from the 1700s, and eclectic facades lining the Plaza Vieja en route to the Plaza de la Catedral, home to one of the oldest cathedrals in the Americas.

During your walking tour, catch a glimpse of Havana`s daily life while you pass through local shops and interact with the artisans, the vendors and the inhabitants of the Old City.


Cuban Rum and Habano Cigar Tasting

Afterward, board a bus and proceed to a local cigar lounge where you will get to experience a `maridaje`: a tasting of Cuban rum accompanied by a 'Habano' cigar and a Cuban coffee, a `must do` experience in your trip to Cuba. Learn the ceremonial 'lighting of the tobacco' and relax while smoking your cigar and discover the flavours Cuba is worldwide famous for. After some free time allowed to shop local tobacco, rum or coffee, re-board your coach and commence the short drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of walking, at times over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, bottled water and cash from the ship for personal purchases. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. Guests must be at least 21 years old to participate in tastings of alcoholic beverages. The tour sequence may vary.

Panoramic Havana by Night

Spend a wonderful evening delving into the history, culture and nightlife of Havana while on a tour that includes a walk through Old Havana, a mojito at Bodeguita del Medio, plus the Hotel Nacional's Hall of Fame.


Hold Havana Walk, Bodeguita del Medio

Head out on foot across the cobblestone streets and illuminated cityscapes of Old Havana. Admire bubbling fountains in Plaza de San Francisco and 18th-century Baroque architecture in Plaza de la Catedral. Step inside Bodeguita del Medio, a historic watering hole and former hangout of American novelist Ernest Hemingway. Watch the bartender mix up a traditional Cuban mojito behind the bar where the cocktail was invented, then sip your own sweet-minty drink.


Hotel Nacional

Board a bus and top off the evening among the opulent surroundings of Hotel Nacional, surrounded by grand chandeliers and mahogany touches. Opened in 1930, this luxury hotel has had a slew of celebrity guests, from Fred Astaire and Frank Sinatra to U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Walt Disney and Leonardo DiCaprio. With complimentary cocktail in hand, walk around the hotel's Hall of Fame, viewing an impressive collection of framed photos of its most famous visitors.


This is a one-night-only type of tour in Cuba's capital city.



Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, mostly over cobblestone surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the sites visited. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with comfortable shoes. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore. Guests must be at least 21 years old to participate in tastings of alcoholic beverages. The tour sequence may vary.

Tropicana Cabaret

The stage is set for you to be enraptured by Cuba's world-famous Tropicana Cabaret, with an open-air, evening extravaganza unlike you've ever experienced before.

Since opening in 1939 in Havana's suburb of Marianao, the Tropicana continues to present Las Vegas-style variety shows and musicals that highlight Cuban and Caribbean folklore. It's become one of Cuba's most beloved attractions, and you'll experience it all with a package that includes entrance to the show, preferred assigned seating, a welcome drink, plus a bottle of Havana Club rum per table with a mixer to stir up cocktails throughout the evening. Settle into your seat nestled under the open sky and tropical garden environs. Once it is show time, you'll be awed as nearly 200 glitzy performers and showgirls festooned in feathered headdresses and colorful costumes take the stage to sing and dance accompanied by a live orchestra that delivers the rhythms of Latin jazz, rumba, conga and salsa. This is an authentic Cuban tradition you can't miss - and certainly won't soon forget.



Please note: This tour involves a minimal amount of walking with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. This tour is suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Dress code is smart-casual, long pants, collared shirt or polo, and closed shoes for men. Big bags are not allowed and will be guarded at the entrance. Guests must carry their passports and ship ID when going ashore.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.