Montevideo Travel Guide

Uruguay is emerging as one of South America’s favourite destinations. Its capital Montevideo has a warm, temperate climate, pleasant sea breezes and miles of boulevards. Uruguay may be small, but its big heart and relaxing vibe create a lifetime of memories.

 

Some Things To See & Do

  • From Montevideo’s Telecommunications Tower you can see the hill that gave the city its name.
  • Plaza Matriz is the city’s oldest square and home to the 18th-century Metropolitan Cathedral, the focal point of Uruguay’s Old Town.
  • The 19-mile long promenade, La Rambla leads to the city’s favourite playground: De Los Pocitos Beach.
  • The UNESCO-listed Old Town of Colonia del Sacramento, with its landmark lighthouse, sleepy Plaza de Armas, historic Portón de Campo and atmospheric Street of Sighs is worth a visit.