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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Montevideo and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Montevideo activities? We have 43 tour ideas.


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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Two days and one night in Montevideo

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 700.00


 Visit Uruguay and enjoy Montevideo, its capital city. Montevideo is the capital and most important and influential city in Uruguay, seat of MERCOSUR. It hosts one of the most important ports in the region. This metropolis has an old district with a strong Spanish influence, with the main focus on Plaza de la Independencia (Independence square) and... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Two days and one night in Colonia

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 420.00


Visit Uruguay and enjoy Colonia del Sacramento. Founded in 1680 by Portuguese people, this small town with a beautiful colonial architecture awakens admiration among visitors who walk along the cobblestoned streets and marvel at residences and colourful houses.  For these reasons, Colonia was declared World Heritage by UNESCO.

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Urban Bike Rental in Montevideo

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 11.50


Enjoy Montevideo by bike!  Spend up to 8 hours riding and exploring this beautiful city. You will be provided with a helmet and lock for your safety and protection while you travel independently to your desired sites.  <br /><br />

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Bus & Minivan Tours

Punta del Este Full Day Guided Tour from Montevideo

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 59.00


Roam through the idyllic resort town of Punta del Este, a jewel along the Uruguay's Atlantic coast, on this full-day tour from Montevideo. Visit the famous home of Carlos Peaz Vilaro, and explore the lovely landscapes of Brava and Mansa beaches.

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City Tours

Day Trip to Colonia from Montevideo

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 82.99


Get to know the city of Colonia del Sacramento on a day trip from Montevideo! Discover the colonial charm and history of this coastal city as you explore the cobblestone streets with your knowledgeable guide. Visit Barrio Histórico -- Colonia's historic area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site -- and see Real de San Carlos, Fernando's Beach and more. As you wander through Colonia's wharf and downtown areas and admire... Read More

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City Tours

Montevideo City Tour

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 31.99


Discover Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, on this 3-hour city tour! Travel by bus and on foot as you explore Independence Plaza and Parliament Palace. Venture into the residential neighborhoods of Carrasco, Punta Gorda and Pocitos, where along Las Ramblas, you'll see vast beaches and beautiful promenade areas. Your expert guide will teach you about the history of the city's barrios, as well as the unique architecture... Read More

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City Tours

Half-Day Shared City Tour of Montevideo

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 20.00


Come along for a 3-hour together with a professional guide in Montevideo. Start the tour in Old City, where you can see the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Cabildo, and the Square Independencia. Through July 18th, walk main central avenue to the Legislative Palace. From the Farmer's Market, go to Batlle Park home of the Centenario Stadium, a monument of world football. Pocitos Beach and Kibon Center are worth the stop for photos.... Read More

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City Tours

Montevideo Highlights Tour

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 170.00


Enjoy the highlights of Montevideo with this 4 hours tour. It's just you, your companions, and your personal guide and driver. Visit the main attractions of the city like Ciudad Vieja (Old Town), Port Market amd the Parlamient Palace among others.

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Cultural Tours

Art Studio Tour in Punta del Este

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 4 to 6 hrs
Priced From: USD 80.00


The Artist Studio Tour is a one-of-a-kind luxury travel experience for art lovers and art buyers offering participants a unique opportunity to visit three or four artists' studios and to speak with the artists about their work and creative experience in the intimacy of their private work spaces.<br />Get to know Punta del Este contemporary art scene on a half-day tour of local studios that lets you hear from... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Small Group Tour: Discover the Best Sights of Montevideo

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 39.99


Discover the Best Sights of Montevideo in a Small Group of 6 or more persons perfect for cruisers or families!

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Cultural Tours

Private Small Group Tour: The Ultimate Montevideo to Colonia Experience

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 69.99


This Private Small Group Tour of 8 or more persons focuses on The Ultimate Montevideo to Colonia Experience, where you will see beautiful scenery, landscapes,  and lots of green farmland. This experience is really like taking a time machine back to the early 1900's, where you will get to visit... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Private Small Group Montevideo Best Sightseeing & City Tour Experience

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 89.99


This is a Private 3.5 hour Sightseeing &amp; City Tour Experience, where you will see the very best of Montevideo. We will pick you up at your Hotel or at the Port and make 5 stops to take pictures including a stop at the Mercado Agricola. You will get to see at least 10 attractions on the day.... Read More

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Day Trips

Punta del Este Day Trip from Montevideo

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 51.30


Visit one of southern Uruguay's most beautiful resort towns, Punta del Este, on this day trip from Montevideo! Explore the pristine beaches of Brava and Mansa and visit famous Casa Pueblo, an astounding Mediterranean-style villa and art gallery created by painter and sculptor Carlos Páez Vilaró. This full-day tour offers a perfect introduction to Punta del Este for the whole family!

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Day Trips

Private Small Group Tour: The Best Montevideo to Punta del Este Experience

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 59.99


Join us on a 10-hour Private Day Excursion from Montevideo to Punta del Este, where you will get to see the Best of Punta del Este in one day. We will stop at the best locations, whilst enjoying beautiful scenery, unrivaled beaches and new experiences! We require at least 8 persons, so perfect for... Read More

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Dinner Packages

Montevideo Dinner and Tango Show

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 68.99


Enjoy a night out in Montevideo with dinner and a show! Watch some of South America's best dancers perform tango, 'candombe,' and 'milonga' -- all important types of Uruguayan dance. You'll also enjoy a dinner of Uruguay's traditional dishes filled with barbequed meat. This 4-hour dinner and show offers the perfect introduction to Uruguayan culture!

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Dinner Shows

Dinner, Tango, and Candombe Show Tickets: Montevideo

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 69.00


Experience the true image of Uruguayan musical and cultural tradition at this dinner and dance show. Be entranced as the dancers express Uruguayan popular culture through diverse movements, all while enjoying authentic dishes of the area.

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Food Tours

Montevideo Beer Tours

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 99.00


Join us on Uruguay's very first Beer Tour, where you will get to visit 2 breweries in Montevideo and taste delicious artisanal beers one sip at a time! The purpose of the Montevideo Beer Tour is to introduce you to Uruguay's best craft beers, while also getting to see the best parts of Montevideo in the process.

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Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding Experience with Lunch

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 133.64


Get out of the city and experience the countryside during this horseback-riding tour along beach and gardens. <br />Look out for cows, ships and horses. Traditional Uruguayan lunch.

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Ports of Call Tours

Montevideo Shore Excursion: Private Sightseeing Tour with Optional Winery Tour and Tasting

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 42.15


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... Read More

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Private Car Tours

Half-Day Montevideo City Tour

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 32.00


See the best that Montevideo has to offer on this 3-hour tour that takes you to all the top sights. With a private guide and driver, you wont miss a thing while exploring this beautiful city.

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Private Car Tours

Private Montevideo City Half-Day Tour

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 277.00


Explore Montevideo and choose what you see with your private tour guide. This customized 3.5-hour tour allows you to make the most of your time in the colonial city. From El Prado to Independence Square, the city is yours to discover!

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Private Car Tours

Private Full-Day Tour to Punta del Este, from Montevideo

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 662.00


Enjoy a pleasant full-day guided tour to the pretty resort town of Punta del Este. Considered the most important resort town in South America, your tour includes visits to Casapueblo, Brava and Mansa beaches, the Barra de Maldonado, and much more.

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Sightseeing & City Passes

Uruguay Pass

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 3 days
Priced From: USD 10.00


Get access to exclusive discounts in the Uruguay's best restaurants, hotels, activities and shopping and more in Montevideo, Colonia and Punta del Este, at any time of the year. Over 150 top establishments.

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Tours around Montevideo

Punta del Este

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 10 hours (starts at 08:30)
Priced From: USD 55.00


An outstanding guided tour to explore one of the four most important sea side resorts of the world Punta del Este.

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Tours around Montevideo

The Wine Roads

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 81.25


Travel along the picturesque suburbs of Montevideo where we will find fruit and vegetables cultivations surrounded by beautiful gardens and small farms. Visit the best Uruguayan wine cellars to taste all the different kinds of products for the wine lovers.

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Tours around Montevideo

Colonia del Sacramento

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 10 hours (starts at 08:45)
Priced From: USD 81.25


Explore the Portuguese old city of Colonia del Sacramento a UNESCO World Heritage site full of beautiful architecture history and culture.

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Tours around Montevideo

Montevideo City Tour

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 3 hours (starts at 14:30)
Priced From: USD 31.25


Visit the main attractions of the Old City and enjoy a panoramic view of its most beautiful beaches as you travel through the exceptional waterfront.

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Walking Tours

Montevideo: City Tour by Car and Foot

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 109.81


Get to know Montevideo by car and foot on this tour and discover a city that blends a modern present and a colonial past.

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Bouza Winery Lunch

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 140.00


<strong>Our winery was born as a family business, stimulated by our love of the countryside and its products. We have always believed that working on smaller scales produces better outcomes and we take great care in applying this to every stage of the winemaking process, from the vineyard to the glass of wine. This in turn is how we reflect our personality in our wines.<br />Transportation Hotels to... Read More

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Juanico Wine Tour Lunch

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 140.00


<strong>Our winery was born as a family business, stimulated by our love of the countryside and its products. We have always believed that working on smaller scales produces better outcomes and we take great care in applying this to every stage of the winemaking process, from the vineyard to the glass of wine. This in turn is how we reflect our personality in our wines.<br />Transportation Hotels to Winery Juanico... Read More

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Guided Private Wine Tour with Tasting and Lunch

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 80.96


Discover a vineyard of Montevideo's wine region on this 4-hour private tour with a professional guide. You will learn about the winemaking process and taste several varietals, including the regional specialty, Tannat, and enjoy a typical lunch at this local winery. Hotel or port pickup and drop-off is included.

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The Tannat Wine Experience from Montevideo

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 149.99


Visit to a famous family winery outside Montevideo more than 100 years old.

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Small Group Tour: Wine-Tasting Tour from Montevideo

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 179.99


Escape Montevideo for a day of wine tasting in the countryside! Uruguay is one of the smallest producers of wine in South America and well-known for its big red wines, namely Tannat. You'll sample many wines including the famous Tannat grape at 2 completely different wineries. You'll learn all you... Read More

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Small Group Tour: Wine and Dine Experience from Montevideo with 3-Course Lunch

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 199.99


Experience Uruguay's fine wine and cuisine on this 5.5-hour wine tour from Montevideo! First, head out of the city to visit a local winery where you'll sample five wines, including a tannat – a rich red wine for which the winery is known. Then you'll be driven back to the city, where you'll... Read More

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Montevideo Wine Tour

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 169.00


Discover the Uruguayan culture with this 6-hour wine tour along the Montevideo wine route. Enjoy a wine tasting of some of their great wines paired with an appetizer of cheese and bread and also a visit to a family winery, where you will enjoy a guided visit and a wine tasting with one of the owners. On the way back discover the beautiful downtown of Montevideo.

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Uruguay Private Winery Tour With Wine Tasting and Lunch

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 164.00


Visit an award-winning family winery and sample some of Uruguay's signature fine wines. Discover why Uruguay is one of the top wine producers in South Americatracing the wine industry's history and seeing the wine making process first-hand.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Arrival Transfer: Montevideo Airport to Hotel

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 27.55


Pre-book your private arrival transfer to your Montevideo hotel from the Carrasco International Airport in and enjoy a hassle-free ride! Plan ahead and book your Montevideo arrival airport transfer in advance to enjoy a convenient, efficient and stress-free way to start your vacation.

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Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Montevideo Airport

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 27.55


Pre-book your private departure transfer from your Montevideo hotel to the Carrasco International Airport and enjoy hassle-free transportation! Plan ahead and book your Montevideo airport departure transfer in advance to enjoy a convenient, efficient and stress-free way to end your vacation.

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Arrival Private Transfer Montevideo Airport to Montevideo City in Sedan Car

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 30.56


Why spend your precious time waiting in long shuttle or taxi lines. Avoid the language barrier and currency exchange. Travel in style from Montevideo Airport MVD to your Hotel in Montevideo by private vehicle and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.

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Arrival Private Transfer Montevideo Airport to Montevideo City in Minibus

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 216.67


Why spend your precious time waiting in long shuttle or taxi lines. Avoid the language barrier and currency exchange. Travel in style from Montevideo Airport MVD to your Hotel in Montevideo by private vehicle and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.

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Departure Private Transfer Montevideo to Montevideo Airport MVD in Sedan Car

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 30.56


Why spend your precious time waiting in long shuttle or taxi lines. Avoid the language barrier and currency exchange. Travel in style from your Hotel in Montevideo City Center to Montevideo Airport MVD by private vehicle and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.

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Departure Private Transfer Montevideo to Montevideo Airport MVD in Business Car

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 46.11


Why spend your precious time waiting in long shuttle or taxi lines. Avoid the language barrier and currency exchange. Travel in style from your Hotel in Montevideo City Center to Montevideo Airport MVD by private vehicle and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.

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Departure Private Transfer Montevideo to Montevideo Airport MVD in a Minibus

Montevideo, Uruguay
Duration: 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 216.67


Why spend your precious time waiting in long shuttle or taxi lines. Avoid the language barrier and currency exchange. Travel in style from your Hotel in Montevideo City Center to Montevideo Airport MVD by private vehicle and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.

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