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Visitor Information

Infotur (tel. 7/866-3333; www.infotur.cu), Calle Obispo, corner of Bernaza, is the official state-run tourist information agency. It has offices or kiosks in several strategic spots around Havana, and in each of the three terminals at the airport. It can provide you with some brochures and information, and can usually help you make reservations. Most of the kiosks also have a small selection of maps and various local tourist guides and books for sale.

There are a handful of large, state-run tour agencies that have desks at most hotels around town and these are actually more useful than Infotur in general; these include Havanatur (tel. 7/204-8409; www.havanatur.cu), Cubanacán (tel. 7/208-6044; www.cubanacan.cu), and Cubatur (tel. 7/835-4155; www.cubatur.cu). These are your best bets for information and tour bookings around the country. In Havana, the San Cristóbal agency, part of Habaguanex, Calle Oficios 110 bajos between Calles Lamparilla and Amarguar (tel. 7/861-9171; www.viajessancristobal.cu) also provides city tours that include some interesting sociocultural tours not offered by other agencies.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.