You probably know already that the best way to know a foreign city is to walk along its streets. If you are considering Havana within your scheduled itinerary for your Cuba holidays then allow me to introduce you to the nicest walks in this amazing city.
El Malecon: This has to be the number one in our list of best public walks. Protecting the city from the Atlantic Ocean this see front avenue stretches for 7 kilometers from The Old Town top the most modern part of Havana known as Vedado. The breezes coming from the see allows you to enjoy a display of architecture and nature even in the hottest time of the year.
Paseo del Prado:
Also known as “Paseo Jose Marti” became from the beginning of the 20th Century the most expensive place to live in Havana. Along this beautiful promenade one can admire the astonishing architecture of what in their own time were the best properties of Havana.
Calle Obispo: If you like being surrounded by thousands of pedestrians wandering like yourself and admiring Havana?s Culture from its very heart then you have to walk along Obispo Street. This pedestrian boulevard is 2 kilometres long and is considered one of the oldest streets of Havana.
Calle San Rafael: It is a one kilometer long pedestrian boulevard along which many businesses, shops, bars and night clubs can be found. It is located in the vicinity of the Old Town.
Calle Galiano: This one is particularly popular among locals because of its many retail shops. The China Town and Casa de La Musica Salsa Palace are also located in Galeano Street.
It takes few days to get to see everything that is worth seeing in Havana. Whether you organize a walking tour from your hotel or you prefer to walk at your own pace in Havana you will be amazed by this vibrant city and your holidays will become and unforgettable experience.