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1950s car on one of Uruguay's cobbled streets

Uruguay vacations 2023 & 2024

1950s car on one of Uruguay's cobbled streets

Uruguay is arty, wealthy and well-groomed. But, away from its cities and polished beach resorts, things get a little wilder. Gauchos canter across open pampas, and sand dunes flank tiny fishing villages where time seems to stand still. Though it’s sandwiched between Argentina and Brazil, our specialists think Uruguay merits a trip in its own right (although it proves a rewarding next step from its bordering countries). They’ve explored it on foot, on horseback, and behind the wheel, and they’ll use this knowledge to help you make the most of your vacation to Uruguay, however long you choose to spend here.

Driving is straightforward, and most attractions are within easy reach. You might explore the former Portuguese colony of Colonia del Sacramento, rub shoulders with the well-heeled residents of beachside José Ignacio, and dine in Montevideo’s finest steakhouses. Or, sidestep civilization altogether and relax in vineyards or on a remote estancia.

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Suggested tours for Uruguay

These tours give you a starting point for what your vacation to Uruguay could entail. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

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  • 100% tailor-made tours
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Best time to visit

Our specialists advise on the best months to visit Uruguay, including information about climate, events and festivals.

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Travel advice

Practical tips for traveling to Uruguay, from social protocols to guidance on money matters, with a link to the latest government travel advice.

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