Following Hemingway´s path

Following Hemingway´s path

€ 260,00 / 4 Pax

4 Guests

Address: Sloppy Joe Bar (Zulueta and Animas), Old Havana
Hosted by: Benito Albisa
Starts at: 9:00 AM
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Departure Time: 9:00 AM
Pick-up: Sloppy Joe´s Bar, Zulueta and Animas, Old Havana
Tour days: All Week
Tour Duration: Whole day
Return: Around 4:00 PM
Children allowed: Yes



In this Experience we will go deep into one of the most forgotten neighborhoods in Havana: San Miguel del Padron, where the famous North American writer Ernst Hemingway lived. We will talk about his work and experience the place that inspired him to write “The old man and the sea”.



The set price is for 4 persons. Here is a detailed price table.


Persons Price
2 CUC 220.00
3 CUC 240.00
4 CUC 260.00 


What we'll do

In this tour we will go deep into one of the most forgotten neighborhoods in Havana: San Miguel del Padron, 20 km to the south of the city. From there, we will visit San Francisco de Paula neighborhood where Hemingway had his residence: La Vinca Vigía. We will talk about his live and work, and his daily life habits so apparent in this beautifully preserved House. Afterwards, we will head to Cojimar neighborhood and particularly "Las Terrazas" restaurant where the writer ate before going to the sea to fish and hunt for German submarines during World War II. The tour will end at Floridita restaurant drinking a Daiquiri besides the brass statue of this prominent writer. But before arriving, we will pass by "La Bodeguita del Medio" to visit the birth site of Mojito drink.

What I'll provide

  • Bottle of water. I'll give this to you when we meet.
  • Transportation in a vintage car throughout the tour.


Where we'll be

We'll meet at Sloppy Joe´s Bar. We will then take a vintage car to Finca Vigia. From there, we will go to Cojimar. We will pass by La Bodeguita del Medio and finally, by El Floridita restaurant.

Meeting point in English: Sloppy Joe´s Bar, Zulueta and Animas, Old Havana.

Meeting point in Spanish: Bar Sloppy Joe, Habana Vieja

Contact Phone: +535 314 8592



Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring a hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
All drinks and other consumables ARE NOT INCLUDED.


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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€ 260,00 / 4 Pax

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