What To Expect
With a history of Mediterranean- European immigrants, a perfect latitude and next to the seaside, Uruguay meets all the conditions for a totally successful wine-growing! Discover this legendary tradition in 3 days in which you will experience and sample different local wines.
We will pick you up from the airport, the bus stop or the harbour, to take you to your hotel, My Suites in Montevideo's city centre, the one we have selected to offer you a complete wine trip experience: Each stage is dedicated to a different variety of local wine with experts that will advise you to take back home your favourite bottle, that you can buy in the store of the hotel. In addition to that, each evening, you wil have the possibility to be part of a wine sample, guided by a master sommelier.
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, we will keep on exploring this passionate tradition of wine, this time in two local wine cellars. We will take a tour through the vineyards and you will learn more about the delicated process of wine-growing and elaboration. Finally, we will take the opportunity to sample the best local wine in the wine cellar with the best regional products.
Then we will go back to the hotel, where you can have a delicious lunch, and enjoy the rest of the day on your own.
After breakfast, and according to your flight/bus/ship departure time, we will take you back to the airport, the main bus stop or the harbour.
Airport, harbour or central bus stop pick up and drop off
3 nights accomodation in My Suites 4-star hotel with breakfast in Montevideo's city centre
Guided wine sample at My Suites hotel from tuesdays to saturdays at 20:00
Montevideo guided city tour
Visit of wine cellar with wine and regional products sample
Not mentioned meals and drinks
Guide for the arrival and departure transfers
Tips and gratuities
Children below 2 years old are free of charge sitting on their parent's laps and sharing their beds
The tour is not available from december 24th to january 3rd, and february 8th and 9th
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