Cuba, Varadero in Loops

Rural life by bike

Better known for its beach resorts than its cycling routes, Varadero is a choice destination for those who want to travel by bike and live the rural life. During this holiday, different routes are offered from same all-inclusive complex. Among other places to explore on two wheels is the Varadero Peninsula, where you can cool off in the sea; Cuevas de Bellamar and its 300,000-year caves, 5 km southeast of Matanzas; the Gran Parque Natural Montemar, for admiring Cuba’s endemic flora and fauna; Cardenas, featuring three excellent museums; and San Miguel de los Baños, former health spa with its crumbling facades. Then back to your seaside hotel room each evening for a good dose of rest and relaxation.

March 31 to April 7, 2019
> Price (taxes included) : starting from $2,145
Formula: Vélo Québec Voyages
Trip length: 8 days / 7 nights
Level of difficulty: 3+

EN LIBERTÉ Formula also available

General Conditions

Options for serving you better
Delayed departure or return, single occupancy, travel insurance, bike rental (for several destinations) and much more: ask our consultants!

From day to day

Short route: 92 km • Long route: 417 km

Day 1 - Arrival in Varadero and transfer to the hotel.
Day 2 - Round-trip on Varadero Peninsula (32 to 46 km).
Day 3 - Round-trip to El Morrillo and loop via Camarioca (52 to 87 km).
Day 4 - Looped route via Cardenas, Coliseo, Limonar, Horacio Rodriguez (56 to 102 km).
Day 5 - Transfer from the hotel to Cardenas. Looped route via Carlos Rojas, Jovellanos, Maximo Gomez, Cardenas (92 km). Transfer from Cardenas to the hotel.
Day 6 - Transfer from the hotel to Matanzas. Looped route via Union de Reyes, Bolondron, Guanabana, Matanzas (90 km). Transfer from Matanzas to the hotel.
Day 7 - Free day.
Day 8 - Transfer to Varadero airport and flight back to Montréal.

Elevation Profile

The package includes:

  • round-trip air transportation for passenger, luggage and bicycle with Air Transat;
  • transfer between airport and hotel;
  • 7 nights in a four-star hotel at the Melia Varadero (all inclusive), in double occupancy;
  • all meals (including local and international beverage and wine);
  • bus transfers (day 5 and 6);
  • baggage transportation (one bag per person, 20-kg maximum);
  • mechanical assistance and access to a relief vehicle (day 5 and 6);
  • daily route plans;
  • taxes;
  • protection from the Compensation Fund for Customers of Travel Agents (CFCTA). No charge from January 1st, 2019.
Equipment (e.g., bicycle) is not included.

Start/Finish: Montréal-Trudeau/Varadero > Varadero/Montréal-Trudeau.

From 12 to 20 cyclists, accompanied by our guide.

For this trip, a package is available for non-cycling companions. Ask our travel consultants for more information about this option.

Vélo Québec Voyages est une agence de voyages accréditée, fondée en 1995. Elle propose 70 destinations à vélo au Québec et à travers le monde, et fait voyager quelque 6000 vacanciers chaque année.