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This tour will allow you to discover the emblematic and unmissable places that Uruguay offers. This summary of 4 days 100% customizable, will allow you to appreciate in few days some of the different facets of this small country still unknown to the public. On the program: historical visits, seaside resorts and wine tasting.

Duration

4 days

Transport

Rental car

Accommodation

4* Hotels

Accompaniment

English-speaking guide

Recommended months

November to March

Day 1

Arrival in Montevideo

Arrival at Montevideo airport, you are welcomed by our guide. Transfer to your hotel to drop off your luggage. And you have already left for a half-day private tour of Montevideo with your guide. You will visit the most emblematic places of the capital like the Palacio Legislativo, the avenue of July 18th, the Centenario stadium or the Prado Park. You will also walk along the famous Rambla along the coast.


You will have lunch at the Mercado Del Puerto. It is the place where to taste the local specialties. The menu consists of a Brazier (large barbecue) with many types of meat accompanied by potatoes cooked in

Accommodation in a 4* hotel in a double room with breakfast included.

Day 2

Day in Piriápolis and Punta Del Este

Departure by bus from your hotel for a Full day at Punta del Este. Firstly, you will  visit the seaside resort of Piriápolis and its Cerro San Antonio, the excursion will then continue to Punta Del Este. You will discover its historic district, the Marina of Candelaria, the lighthouse and the famous sculpture of Los Dedos.

This prestigious seaside resort will also delight art lovers with the visit of Casa Pueblo dedicated to the famous artist Carlos Paez Vilaró. On site, you can watch a short film on the artist’s life and visit the museum, where several of his works are exhibited (entrance not included).
(Regular excursion: english, spanish, portuguese).

Accommodation in a 4* hotel in a double room with breakfast included.

Day 3

Day at leisure in Montevideo and option to visit an authentic Uruguayan Bodega

Located 30 minutes from the center of Montevideo, you will have the privilege to visit one of the main Bodega Boutique of Uruguay. Medal winner at the international level, this Bodega has already received 75 awards. You will have the opportunity to taste the different wines of the property but also have lunch on site.

Accommodation in a 4* hotel in a double room with breakfast included.

Day 4

Day in Colonia Del Sacramento

Departure by bus from Montevideo for an excursion to this historic city of Colonia declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will visit the historic center with the famous “Calle de los Suspiros” (Street of Sighs), the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, the Bastion of St Peter, the port and the lighthouse. We will continue along the coast to reach the old Real de San Carlos arena and the church of San Benito. (Regular excursion: english, spanish, portuguese).



You will reach the port and take the ferry to Buenos Aires. It is a direct ferry that connects the two countries. You will travel for about an hour on the estuary.

Our favorites

  • City and historical atmosphere in Montevideo
  • Discovery of the Tannat aromas in the Bodega in Canelones
  • Historical and cultural visit of the citadel of Colonia

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