A Vibrant & Eclectic City by the Sea
Montevideo exudes European charm and elegance, with broad boulevards, fountains, stately squares, and irresistible sidewalk cafes.
The city maintains a low-key atmosphere despite its position as Uruguay’s commercial and political hub, and there are few skyscrapers on the horizon, though there are some surprising contrasts – an Art Nouveau pedestrian mall, Art Deco Centenary Stadium, and an American Embassy designed by I.M. Pei. Most of the nation’s countryside is farm or ranchland, and the life of the cowboy, or gaucho, is part of the local lore.
Take a peak at the Gaucho Museum, or visit an estancia, and see them in action.Download An Explorer Guide +
Montevideo, Uruguay Highlights
Featured Montevideo, Uruguay
Montevideo, Uruguay At a glance
Featured Blogs Related To
Our Favorite South American Shore Excursions
There's something magical about South America. The lust for life every local has, the diverse landscapes that range from windswept deserts to sun-soaked...
The South American Churches You Can’t Miss
When traveling through South America, you’re never far from churches and the history, artifacts, and beauty they contain. Whether you’re a religious...