What To Expect
Experience in 4 days the best of the picturesque Montevideo city:
A representative is going to be waiting for you at Montevideo's airport, harbour or central bus stop to take you to the hotel. You can choose between 4 different accommodation:Crystal Palace 3-star hotel, which offers room service, a cafe, a restaurant and a gym room. On the other hand Crystal Tower 3-star hotel, offers a parking service and WI-FI internet connection. After 4-star hotelhas an outdoor pool on its top floor, and a lounge terrace where you can enjoy the best views of Montevideo. Finally, at Sheraton 5-star hotel, you can appreciate a beautiful view of Montevideo from its fully equipped fitness centre, with a sauna and a swimming-pool at your disposal. You can enjoy also its massages centre with qualified professionals, which offer different cosmetic care treatments. A solarium is at your disposal as well as the luxury room club, with drinks and snacks during the day.
After breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel for a guided city tour of Montevideo, in which you will learn about the fascinating history of this multicultural city, a mix between Spanish colonisation and Portuguese cultural influence. We will visit the Independence Square, where you can see the monument of Jose Artigas, an important military leader during the independence war against the Spanish royalists. See also the imposing building of Salvo Palace, one of the most important of the city, which was once built to be a hotel, but nowadays it has private offices and particular residences. Admire its picturesque design and its incredibly big dimensions.
Marvel at the famous Puerta de la Ciudadela, the entrance to the charming old Montevideo. It used to be the door of the city, to defend it from Portuguese invasions in the colonial period, and it is also our start point to visit the old Montevideo. We will see the Matriz Square, the centre of the Colonial City, where you can admire a calm that makes you forget you are in the middle of the city. From there you can see the historical Cabildo, centre of the colonial government, and the Cathedral, as in each Spanish-colonial square. Don't miss the beautiful handicrfts market and enjoy the cheerful atmosphere, with the artists, the music and the artisans.
After that, we will take you to El Prado neighbourhood, one of the most beautiful of the city, residence place of the 19th century aristocracy, which conserves the typical charm of its luxurious past. Marvel at its roses and Botanical Gardens, the statues and the picturesque bridge: a very nice and quiet walk!
After passing by the legendary Centenario Stadium, the most important stadium of Uruguay, we will finish our tour next to Rio de la Pata's river, the typical Rambla of Montevideo, where you will see the neighbourhoods of Pocitos, Buceo, Malvin, Punta Gorda y Carrasco. Enjoy some free time to explore the city at your own rhythm, and enjoy a delicious lunch in one of the typical restaurants in front of the river.
After breakfast, feel free to enjoy Montevideo on your own: it's the perfect opportunity to explore the monuments and to admire each detail of the charming architecture in the colonial city!
Take a delicious breakfast before we pick you up from the hotel to take you to the airport, harbour or main bus-stop, according to your flight, bus or ship time departure.
Airport, harbour or central bus stop pick up and drop off
3 nights accomodation in a 3, 4 or 5 star-hotel with breakfast in Montevideo's city centre, according to option selected
Early check in and/or late check out
Meals and drinks
Guide for the arrival and departure transfers
Tips and gratuities
Children below 2 years old are free of charge by sitting on their parents laps and sharing their beds
The tour is not available from december 24th to january 3rd
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