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Montevideo: Where Charm Meets Culture - Top Tours & Activities

Updated: May 16

Beyond the gentle tango melodies and delicious pastries, Montevideo, Uruguay, offers a blend of relaxed charm and vibrant culture. This historic city, adorned with art deco buildings and colonial treasures, boasts a laid-back atmosphere perfect for soaking up the local energy. Explore the bustling port markets overflowing with fresh produce and local crafts, delve into the rich history at the Palacio Salvo, or wander along the scenic Rambla waterfront promenade. Below you'll discover the best things to see and do in Montevideo!


Disclaimer

Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed below are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Montevideo Tour

Explore the Old City of Montevideo to discover the most iconic landmarks in the capital. You will see the historic port, the pretty residential neighborhoods, the bustling traditional markets and much much more.


Duration

3.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8 am and 3:50 pm

Price

$22

Alternative


Colonia del Sacramento

Discover the pretty cobbled streets, red stone houses & colonial buildings of one of Uruguay's most enchanting cities on this tour of Colonia del Sacramento. Find out just why UNESCO declared this city a World Heritage Site.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Tuesday - Saturday at 11 am

Price

$74 per person

Alternative


Andes Museum

Find out how survivors of the 1972 crash of flight FAU 571 survived in the harsh conditions of the Andes Mountains by booking an entrance to the Andes Museum 1972.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Monday - Saturday from 10 am - 5 pm

Price

$8 per person

Alternative

El Juguetero Toy Musuem - $6 per person

Dinner Show at the El Milongon

Immerse yourself in the rhythms of Uruguay with this complete meal in the El Milongon restaurant, where you will watch performances of candombe, tango, milonga and folklore. Experience a unique night!


Duration

3.5 hours

Availability

Monday - Saturday at 8 pm

Price

$80 per person

Alternative


Bodegas Carrau Winery Tour

Discover some of the region's best wines when you visit the traditional Bodegas Carrau winery. We will explore the picturesque vineyards and learn all about their fascinating history.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Monday - Friday at 2 pm

Price

$35 per person

Alternative

Montevideo Rowboat Tour

Row along Montevideo's southern coast on this boat tour, a pleasant and fun way to explore the Uruguayan capital.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8 am, 10 am and 4 pm

Price

$47 per person


Horseback Riding

Escape the city and venture through the forest on horseback with this short horse riding tour. Set just 30km out from Montevideo, this wild landscape is ideal for adventure. Whether you’re new to horse riding or are more experienced, this tour is ideal for any skill level. Experience the fun and freedom of riding through native forest and picturesque prairies.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Everyday from 9 am - 4 pm

Price

$234 per person


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