Best Private Montevideo Shore Excursion: City Tour. Optional WineTasting Tour.

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  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 6 hr

While in port in Montevideo, enjoy a private, 4-hour shore excursion of Uruguay’s charming capital city. With a private guide, see top attractions like Parliament Palace, Constitution Square and Independence Plaza. You’ll visit several coastal barrios, learning about the distinctive design of the buildings along with Montevideo’s history. View the city’s coastline with its picturesque beaches and stroll the waterfront walkway in Old City. You can also upgrade to include a winemaking tour at a local vineyard and a tasting of Uruguay’s award-winning tannat wine.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Top Private Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Port of Call Montevideo

Cruise terminal

Pass By: Palacio Legislativo

One of Montevideo's most impressive landmarks is this neo-classical, three-story building, constructed in the early 1900s, and housing significant works of art inside.

Stop At: Mercado del Puerto

At one time a train station, this wrought-iron structure is now a market housing an array of restaurants that specialize in meat and seafood dishes.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ciudad Vieja

This “Old City” by the harbor retains remnants of the past, like iron gates and colonial street lamps, and, with antique shops, museums and cafes, it’s a great place for browsing.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Plaza Matriz

Smaller leafy square with a beautiful fountain in the middle & surrounded by the Town Hall, Cathedral & The Beautiful Club Uruguay.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Plaza Independencia

This prominent plaza divides the old from the new Uruguay, and is surrounded by an interesting array of architectural styles. It also contains a statue of General Artigas, considered the father of Uruguay.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Parque Batlle

The park is some 60 acres in area and includes the Estadio Centenario national football stadium. Plenty of vegetation and shady trees.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Estadio Centenario

The stadium was built between 1929 and 1930 to host the 1930 FIFA World Cup, as well as to commemorate the centennial of Uruguay's first constitution. It is listed by FIFA as one of the football world's classic stadiums. In 1983 it was declared by FIFA as the only historical monument of World Football. The stadium was the scene of Uruguay's win in the Final of 1930 and Club Nacional de Football´s win in the final of Libertadores Cup 1980 and 1988.

Stop At: Rambla de Montevideo

Amazing views of the beach and Rio de la Plata.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Pocitos

This fashionable seaside neighborhood has all the amenities: shopping malls, movies, restaurants and bars.

Stop At: Playa Pocitos

This fashionable seaside neighborhood has all the amenities: shopping malls, movies, restaurants and bars.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Theatre Solis

Opened in 1856, this once-prominent music theater hosted world-renowned conductors, composers and performers until 1930, and now features occasional cultural events.

Stop At: Mercado Agricola Montevideo - MAM

Food Court and restaurants...all dry goods and garden fair you could ask for, safe affordable and sometimes free live performances.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Catedral de Montevideo

Notable for its domed bell towers, this 1804 cathedral is the burial place for some of the country’s most important figures.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Pizzorno Family Estates

ONLY for WINE TOUR OPTION Our visits are always accompanied by one of the members of our family, a unique opportunity to know our stories and share our passion.

Duration: 2 hour
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