From castles to cabaret, this trip takes you from Havana's oldest landmarks to one of its most famous night-time shows. Visit Morro Castle before heading to an Old Havana restaurant for dinner and then watch the cannon shot ceremony en route to famed Parisien show to round off the evening in style.
Morro Castle is one of two fortifications that guard the entry to Havana harbour. Its walls have endured sieges and revolutions, and an exhibition recounts its history. Next, head to Old Havana for a walk through its cobbled streets to the restaurant. After you´ve dined, its back to the waterfront where soldiers in Spanish imperial uniforms perform the 9pm cannon shot ceremony.
The evening ends on a high at the Parisien show in the landmark Hotel Nacional de Cuba – where the stylish glamour of a bygone era is very much in evidence. Charting the different cultural influences that have shaped Cuban music, the cabaret is all sequinned showgirls, sky-high headdresses and electric salsa, rumba and mambo.