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Cuba: Preservation Expedition with Historic Macon


Historic Macon Foundation is taking a group to beautiful Cuba October 16-23, 2016. Travelers will gain diverse experiences during this once-in-a-lifetime trip:

  • Guided tour of Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Guided tour of Cienfuegos's Historic Center
  • Guided tour of Trinidad's Historic Center
  • Meeting with renowned Architect Miguel Coyula
  • Tour Cuba's National Museum of Fine Arts
  • Meet with Arch. Pedro Vazquez, founding member of Cuba's National Union of Architects
  • Visit Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), the country's top art academy
  • Meet with Architect Iran Millan, Cienfuegos City Historian
  • Lunch hosted by Jose Fuster, renowned Cuban ceramist and painter
  • Explore Finca Vigia, where Hemingway lived for over 20 years
  • Tour Cojimar fishing village, Hemingway's favorite hangout!
  • Meet with architect and restoration specialist Nancy Benitez
  • Visit the studio of important Cuban contemporary artists
  • Dine at some of Havana's top 'paladares' (family-run restaurants)


Trip takes place October 16-23, 2016. The approximate cost of the trip is $3,134,* excluding travel to Miami. Those who require a single room must pay an extra $799.

To secure your reservation, a nonrefundable deposit of $300 per person is required.

Review the terms and conditions for the trip before reserving your spot.

*Approximate cost may change based on the fare of charter flight from Miami to Cuba. Travelers are responsible for their own travel plans to Miami. 


Fill out this form to sign up. Or contact Trish Whitley at 478-742-5084 or to reserve your spot.



Earlier Event: October 13
Preservation Committee Meeting
Later Event: October 18
Events Committee Meeting