Top 8 Uruguay Travel Ideas
Quaint and picturesque Uruguay is one of South America’s most underrated destinations. Popular for its safety, green terrain, stunning beaches, and growing wine industry, Uruguay is the ideal vacation destination. Our Expert Travel Consultants have created a list of the Top 8 Uruguay travel ideas, providing travelers with a comprehensive experience of this beautiful country.
Colonia del Sacramento Tours
Just a short ferry ride away from the bustling Buenos Aires is Colonia Del Sacramento. All of our travelers love strolling around the whimsical, romantic colonial-era town in southwestern Uruguay. Explore the cobblestone streets and find a lookout to the peninsula protruding into the Rio de la Plata. Here, you can also discover some of the most unique fusion of Spanish-Portuguese colonial architecture in South America.
Popular Uruguay Travel Ideas
Our Montevideo and Punta del Este Tour combine the top places to visit in Uruguay. Experience culture, quaint streets, and beautiful landscapes and beaches as you venture from the capital, Montevideo to some of Uruguay’s more charming resort towns, like Punta del Este and even a traditional Uruguayan Estancia.
For wine enthusiasts or travelers seeking diverse landscapes, consider combining a tour of Uruguay with Argentina or even Chile. These three major wine-producing countries have perfected the art of wine cultivation. Enjoy the world’s top wine tasting and landscapes, with backdrops of the Andes, green valleys and coastlines of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans for a comprehensive tour of South America.
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Things to Do in Uruguay
Outside of Montevideo, travelers can get a great look into traditional gaucho culture and South American wines. Our Uruguay vacations visit traditional homes and take visitors horseback riding through the countryside. Enjoy a wine-tasting at one of Uruguay’s best wineries. As one of the safest and most prosperous countries in South America, Uruguay has some of the friendliest locals, making everything you do in Uruguay a comfortable experience.
Uruguay Travel FAQ’s
Thinking about a Uruguay trip? Here’s a list of frequently asked questions we often hear from our guests. Visit our Uruguay Vacation Planning page for in-depth Uruguay travel tips.
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Is it safe to travel to Uruguay?
We recommend leaving expensive jewelry and electronics at home and use a money belt while exploring new areas. One of the best advantages of private tours is that you will be accompanied by a private, personal guide who will ensure your safety.
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