Uruguay vacations 2020 & 2021
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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.
Suggested tours for Uruguay
These tours give you a starting point for what your trip to Uruguay could entail. They cover routes we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favorite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.
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Our expert guides to traveling in Uruguay
Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Uruguay. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Uruguay at its best.
Specialist Fiona describes places to visit in Uruguay, a little-known corner of South America. She explains how it can be easily combined with a visit to Argentina, and how she fell for its art scene, beaches and estancia life.