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Uruguay UNESCO Tours
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Uruguay UNESCO Tours

There are two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Uruguay. Uruguay UNESCO tours take you to them both: Colonia del Sacramento and Fray Bentos. Colonia del Sacramento is a beautiful town on the Rio de la Plata, an hour by boat from Buenos Aires in Argentina. Rule of Colonia regularly switched between Portugal and Spain. The historic part of the town was mostly constructed by the Portuguese and includes cobblestone streets and a number of notable buildings. A UNESCO tour of Colonia is best done on foot, giving time to appreciate the colonial architecture at a leisurely pace. In contrast, Fray Bentos is an industrial heritage site – the Frigorifico Anglo del Uruguay was a meatpacking plant from where products were exported to Europe. There was a city within a city here, with small brick houses and facilities such as hospitals and schools. A visit here gives a fascination glimpse into Uruguay’s industrial history. For more UNESCO tour ideas, consider combining Uruguay with a visit to Argentina or Brazil.

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South America is open for travel again. We’re operating trips in several countries right now, with more following soon.

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Bolivia Yes Yes (PCR)
Brazil Yes Yes (PCR)
Colombia Yes Yes (PCR)
Ecuador & Galapagos Yes Travelers who can prove they’ve been vaccinated do not need a test to enter mainland Ecuador. Otherwise, an antigen or PCR test is required.
Galapagos Islands require a PCR test, regardless of vaccination status.
Paraguay Yes Yes (PCR or LAMP)
Guyana Yes Yes (PCR)
Peru & Machu Picchu Yes Yes (PCR or antigen before travel plus antigen on arrival)
Antarctica No
Argentina No
Chile No
Falklands No
French Guiana No
Suriname No
Uruguay No
Venezuela No
Updated Mar 22, 2021
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The South America Wine Tour from $2070 10 Days Perfect for foodies and wine enthusiasts: South America Wine Tour allows you to taste South America's best wines while enjoying views of the Andes...
Montevideo & Punta del Este Uruguay from $660 7 Days Spend one week in Uruguay, visiting Montevideo, the Capital, and Punta del Este, the most important beach destination. Add optional tours to di...
The Rhythm of Buenos Aires & Uruguay from $1490 8 Days This 8 day Argentina and Uruguay tour includes an in-depth tour of Buenos Aires in Argentina, and Colonia and Montevideo Tours in Uruguay, located...
Punta del Este, Wine & Golf Tour from $ 8 Days In Uruguay, guests will find the legacy of British and American entrepreneurs who set forth the agricultural and industrial activity in the country...
Montevideo & Piriapolis Vacation Package from $270 4 Days Follow the hills through the path less travelled; Uruguay is a small country that offers fantastic landscapes and panoramic routes for nature...

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