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Cuba: Tour offers introduction to island's culture and history

Cuba tour includes architectural tours and visit to a synagogue.

Here’s a nine-day tour that provides travelers with a broad introduction to life in Cuba. Highlights include architectural tours of both modern and old Havana, a visit to a local synagogue to meet with Jewish members of the community, a lunchtime discussion with baseball player Rodolfo Puentes to learn about life as an athlete in Cuba, and a meeting with workers at a local cigar factory. Cultural highlights include visits to an artist’s home studio; the Cuban Literacy Museum; Ernest Hemingway’s farm home, Finca Vigía; and the National Art Museum. A city tour of Cienfuegos and a day trip to the agricultural region of Vinales are included in the itinerary.

Dates: Feb.1-9

Price: $3,580 per person, double occupancy; $400 single supplement. Includes Cuban visa, round-trip airfare from Miami to Cuba; accommodations for eight nights, 19 meals, transportation by private motor coach, sightseeing and entrance fees.

Info: Geoffrey’s Tours & Cruises, (310) 266-9879,

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