The Mafia in Havana

Duration: 0900 – 1400, 5 hours (Approx)
Frequency: Tours can be arranged daily Except Sundays
Tour commences at your Havana Hotel
You will be picked up from your hotel by a local guide and depart for the Hotel Riviera where you will receive a welcome cocktail. Whilst at the Hotel Riviera you will have a short tour of the hotel in the areas where the casino used to be located along with an explanation about the period of administration by some of the most renowned members of the Italian-American mafia mobsters, namely Meyer Lansky and Charles 'Lucky' Luciano.
After your visit to hotel Riviera, you will be transferred to the Hotel Nacional, during this transfer your guide will explain the history behind some more of Havana's famous hotels, namely the Habana Libre (formally a Hilton Hotel) and the Hotel Capri. Although you will not get to visit these hotels on the tour, your guide will explain how the mafia used to run these establishments.  
Once you arrive at the Hotel Nacional you will receive a welcome cocktail. You will take a stroll through the gardens of the hotel, and learn about the history of the mafia in Cuba and why the main members of the mafia gathered at this hotel back in 1946 for 'The Conference' supposedly arranged by Charles 'Lucky' Luciano.
We will then move onto one of Havana's oldest hotels, the Hotel Sevilla where you can enjoy another welcome cocktail and short tour whilst learning about how this establishment had been taken over and run by the mafia. To finish the tour we will take lunch at a local restaurant in Havana and then drop you off back at your hotel.
Tour Costs and Inclusions
Excursion Costs and Inclusions 01st November 2018 – 31st October 2019
£85.00 Per Person Based on 2 People on the Tour
No Child Discounts Available
Tours operate with a minimum of 2 clients
Please note that this tour does not operate on the 25th and 31st December 2018


Cost Inclusions
  • Services of an experienced English speaking local guide.
  • All transportation as required in the itinerary.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Welcome drink at each hotel.
Tour Details
  • The tour commences at 09:00am from your Havana hotel.
  • Be ready and waiting in the lobby from 08:45am.
  • Frequency: Tours can be arranged on all days except Sunday and are subject to availability.
  • All tours are on a private basis.
  • Tours will operate with a minimum of 2 clients.
  • Age Restriction: 12+
  • Drinks during lunch will be at your own expense.      

Please note we reserve the right to change services, restaurants and the order of the tour at anytime due to local circumstances.