Cuba by Car - Transat Holidays

The perfect vacation for independent-minded travellers, this package gives you the flexibility to discover Cuba's sites and attractions on your own, while securing your transportation and accommodation in advance.


On this itinerary, discover the scenic treasures and historic landmarks that have made Cuba a top tourist destination. Immerse yourself in the local culture by staying in quaint casas particulares (B&Bs) in Trinidad, Havana and Viñales.


DAY 1: Departure for Varadero - Trinidad (approx. 280 km) Pick up your 7-day REX rental car (basic, category B) at the Varadero airport. Enjoy the spectacular scenery as you head south to Trinidad, a colonial city that is now considered part of Cuba’s national heritage. Overnight in Trinidad.

DAY 2: Trinidad Spend the day exploring the city and the surrounding area any way you like! Drive through the Valley of Sugars to discover the origins of the sugar cane plantations, or stay in the city and visit any one of the many museums and artisan markets. Overnight in Trinidad.. (Breakfast)

DAY 3: Trinidad - Havana (approx. 330 km) Drive through the Cuban countryside on your way to the culturally diverse city of Havana. Overnight in Havana. (Breakfast)

DAY 4: Havana You’ll have no trouble keeping busy in this bustling city. Havana is home to fine museums, beautiful colonial buildings, elegant plazas, historical sites, gourmet restaurants and a Cuban music scene that makes Havana nights unforgettable! Overnight in Havana. (Breakfast)

DAY 5: Havana - Pinar del Rio (approx. 180 km) Head west for Pinar del Rio, the place where the world’s finest cigars are from! Make your way to your casa particular in Viñales. Overnight in Viñales. (Breakfast)

DAY 6: Pinar del Rio There is so much to see and do in the country’s westernmost province that features a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Viñales Valley and two UNESCO biosphere reserves, Sierra del Rosario and Peninsula de Guanahacabibes. Overnight in Viñales. (Breakfast)

DAY 7: Pinar del Rio - Varadero (approx. 335 km) Travel east back to Varadero in the province of Matanzas. Check in to your hotel and relax and unwind one heavenly beach. Overnight in Varadero. (All inclusive)

DAY 8: Varadero - End of tour Drop off your car at the airport and board your flight. (Breakfast)