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History and Flavor

Departure from Varadero, Matanzas
 - History and Flavor
from $54.00

General Information and Program Details

  • Duration: 4 hrs approximately
  • Departure time: 08.00 hrs
  • Tour guide: Yes
  • Children are allowed: No
  • Languages spoken: Spanish, English, French and Italian

History and Flavor

Tobacco and rum are two emblematic products of Cuba, reflecting its history, culture and identity. Cuban tobacco is recognized worldwide for its quality, aroma and flavor, while rum is the national drink par excellence, made from sugar cane.


  • Pick up at the Hotel
  • Visit to the Rum Factory in Cárdenas that includes: visit distillery, aging nave, and bottling nave.
  • Mini Rum Souvenir
  • Panoramic tour of the city of Cárdenas.
  • Panoramic tour of historic Varadero up to 64th Street with a visit to the Boulevard and specialized houses.
  • Casa del Ron Calle 63 which includes:
  • Tour of the rum house guided by staff.
  • Explanation of the process of obtaining and storing rum by means of a model of the distillery.
  • Cuban cocktail classes including three Cuban cocktails.
  • One-hour Happy Hours (tasting of Cuban rums)
  • Souvenir of a bottle of Habana Club Rum 3 years old.
  • At the Habano House
  • Tour of the house guided by the house staff.
  • Explanation by the staff of the process of obtaining Cuban tobacco and its pairing with different Cuban rums.
  • Demonstration of manual tobacco twisting with the possibility of interacting with the tobacconist.
  • Explanation of how to cut and light a tobacco.
  • Tobacco and rum pairing
  • Free time for shopping for handicrafts, tobacco, rum, coffee.
  • At the Casa del Café
  • Tour of the house guided by the house staff.
  • Explanation of the staff about the process of obtaining Cuban coffee.
  • Coffee tasting
  • Souvenir of a 125 g. packet of coffee.
  • Panoramic visit to Xanadu Mansion
  • Return to hotels

TIPS: • Recommended: light clothing, sunglasses, hats or caps, tennis, sandals or comfortable shoes, solar protection and photographic camera.


  • Collective tour
    Tour in collective bus with specialized guide service in several languages. The best price.
    1 Adult
    (Wednesday, Saturday departures)
    Not departure in selected date
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    Tour in Classic Car
    1 Adult
    (Daily departures)
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