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Top Things to do in Uruguay

Plan your Uruguay holidays around the top things to do in Uruguay.

From sultry sundowners, sunny beaches and cheerful colonial towns, there is much to see and explore in Uruguay. Known as one of the countries that offer the highest quality of life, Uruguay is waiting to be discovered with so many things to do! Savor its delights on your Uruguay vacation!

Here is a list of the top things to do in Uruguay curated by our Enchanting Travels specialists, which should definitely be part of your Uruguay travel guide!

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1Explore charming Colonia del Sacramento

Arriving by ferry from Buenos Aires is a highlight in itself! If you are still unimpressed, take a leisurely stroll through the winding cobbled streets of the old town in Colonia del Sacramento and you will certainly succumb to the magic of this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Its charming colonial architecture and relaxed ambiance is a delight for the senses!

2Discover the sights and sounds of Montevideo

Montevideo is undoubtedly one of the most tranquil cities in the world – walking along the charming promenades on the banks of the Rio de la Plata will attest to that!

It also offers a wide range of cultural attractions and architectural wonders such as the imposing Palacio Salvo. Visit its museums and theaters and discover a vibrant art scene. Spend time in its scenic waterfront area, filled with cafés, and tango bars, and boasting of a bustling nightlife!

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3Enjoy a luxurious break in Punta del Este

Anyone who has visited the extravagant Punta del Este will know why Uruguay is also referred to as the ‘Switzerland of South America’. Luxurious hotels, legendary nightlife and a touch of high society await you here, making a visit here one of the top things to do in Uruguay.

Take a leisurely walk along its beaches as you observe the local fishermen unloading the catch of the day, saunter across the broad coastal boulevards, and enjoy the picture-perfect sunsets every evening with a sundowner in hand at any of the fine waterfront restaurants.

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4Relish some of the world’s best meats in Uruguay

Uruguay is famed for its delicious meats, so don’t forget to sample some, wherever you are in the country.

If you are in Montevideo, head straight to its Mercado del Puerto, a converted market, and enjoy the market’s energy and meat, when you sit at a local parilla or steakhouse, savoring the choicest of meats freshly cooked in front of you.

5Savor a wine tour in Uruguay

Head to Uruguay’s Los Caminos del Vino, the Wine Trail, and interact with winemakers and taste the region’s special Tannat wines.

The Wine Trail is a collaborative effort of around 15 family-owned wineries. You can enjoy extensive wine tours and learn about the winemaking practices of the region.

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