Montevideo tourist information vacations
is the capital city of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay. It
has a million and a half inhabitants, and nearly three centuries
of its foundation; it is also the seat of Mercosur and many
It is located over the estuary de la Plata River, its numerous
are an attractive for the inhabitants and visitors, and its
shore has got more than 30 kilometers.
It is a contemporaneous metropolis that has most of the economical
activity, the commercial interchange and services, the banks
and the tourism of the country.
Besides, it has got the best natural port of South America.
Hotels in the City of Montevideo
you have the possibility of booking on-line or on the phone
Hotels, Aparts-Hotels, Hostels, Bed & Breakfast located
in different parts of the city.
You will have the possibility of booking a hotel in different
in Montevideo, Pocitos, Carrasco, Palermo, Ciudad Vieja
(Old City), Punta Carretas, Punta Gorda or Tres Cruces.
Besides, we count with hotels that belong to Ibis,
Western and Radisson
accommodation in Montevideo...
Sightseens & Tours
Many tourist visit the city due to its beaches
that go round the city, from the Montevideo Hill up to the
residential area of Carrasco.
The city has got many shopping center, a wide range of museums,
theatres, cultural centers where there are continuously proposes.
The rambla (shore) and the parks are reference points at the
moment of spending some days at a city where you breathe European
air, from its population who most of them are European descendants,
up to the urbanity planning.
At the weekend the favorites tours are the Ciudad Vieja (Old
City), going round Sarandí Pedestrian Street, going
back in time visiting the antiques market, and finally arriving
to The Market of the Port, a place in the city that no tourist
See Sightseens & Tours...
The city has got many beaches in its coasts over
the De La Plata River, all of these available to take bathes.
White and soft sand, calm water, the beaches of Montevideo are visited and enjoyed by tourist since
December up to the end of March.
The Rambla of Montevideo and its beaches are unique in extension,
from Ramirez beach (on the east) to Carrasco there are 30
kilometers of beautiful beaches and services for the tourist.
Pocitos beach is the most required and visited of all, mainly
by young people, there football and volleyball championships
are done as well as nautical sports.
See Beaches in Montevideo...
Carnival is the most popular and biggest Uruguayan
festivity and it is really important in Montevideo. The Candombe
is a characteristic rhythm of Uruguay. It arrived to these
lands together with black people who were brought as slaves
from the west of Africa.
The most important moment for the Candome is the Carnival
in February even though it is possible to say that it is something
that is daily practiced at the most populated neighborhoods.
Candombe can be found in many music rhythms, even rock.
See Culture & Customs...