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Hike through history with a professor

Hike through history with a professor

€ 35,00 / Pax

10 Guests

Address: Castillo de San Salvador de la Punta · Habana Vieja. Prado and Malecon, Havana Center
Hosted by: Benito Albisa
Starts at: 4:00 PM

 

Scheduling

Start time: 9:30 AM
Where to go: Punta Fortress. Prado and Malecon, Havana Center
Tour days: friday and Saturdays
Tour Duration: 2 hours
Children allowed: No

 

Introduction

We will meet at La Punta Castle, where we will enjoy one of the most beautiful views of Havana Bay and the lighthouse. From here, we will take a taxi across the bay, which will drop us off at the lighthouse. As we walk the beautiful cliffs, I will share a bit of Cuba's history.

 

What we'll do

We will meet at La Punta Castle, where we will enjoy one of the most beautiful views of Havana Bay and the lighthouse. From here, we will take a taxi across the bay, which will drop us off at the lighthouse. As we walk the beautiful cliffs, I will share a bit of Cuba's history. We'll pass by the exterior of La Cabaña, an imposing 18th-century fortress which now houses an armaments museum and a museum honoring Che Guevara. We will continue on to the trail leading up the hill to the Christ of Havana statue. At the top, you'll enjoy the views and learn more about the history of the monument. When we're ready to leave, I will challenge you to take the 100 stairs down to Casablanca. We will then take the ferry from there back to the city.

 

What I'll provide

  • Bottle of water. I'll give this to you when we meet.
  • Transportation. Taxi to Morro Lighthouse and ferry ticket from Casablanca

 

Where we'll be

We'll meet at El Castillo de San Salvador de la Punta. We will then take a taxi to El Morro Lighthouse. From there, we will walk past the La Cabaña and take the trail up to the Christ of Havana statue. We will take the stairs down to Casablanca village and then, take the ferry back to town.

Meeting point in English: Punta Fortress. Prado and Malecon, Havana Center

Meeting point in Spanish: Castillo de la punta. Prado y Malecon, Centro Habana

Contact Phone: +535 314 8592

 

Notes

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring a hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.

 

About your host, Benito

I am a history professor at Havana University. I specialize in the history of Spain and its influence on Cuba. I look forward to sharing the history of my beautiful city with you while discussing the country's social and political issues.

 

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