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City break in Montevideo. Active leisure ideas for Montevideo - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Montevideo After sightseeing tours through historical landmarks and spots of Montevideo, the city offers its guests to visit numerous entertaining centers, sport centers, night clubs, boutiques and shopping centers, cafes and restaurants. The capital city offers a vast choice of ways for leisure and entertainment meeting each taste and fancy. The Rambla de Montevideo embankment area of the city will turn a perfect place for evening hiking. The district is considered to be one of the most scenic parts of the city. Even late at night the area is rather crowded. In close vicinity to the embankment tourists will discover several popular bars and restaurants which serve the visitors till late night.
Montevideo is an excellent place for unforgettable discoveries. Visit the Flea market for the first impressions. It is an outdoor museum where you can not only touch, but also buy exhibits. … Open
Wine connoisseurs should pay a visit to the Bouza Bodega Boutique winery as this is a place of birth of many of renowned local wines. After an exciting tour over the winery the guests will be invited to the tasting room and then will be offered to buy desired sorts of wine. The premises of the winery feature an excellent store which is of greatest attraction for many tourists.
Not far from the city center the tourists will discover the El Prado park which will be of great interest for open air recreation enthusiasts. The park invites guests for picnicking or for active leisure offering perfect facilities for comfortable rest and exciting activities. One will enjoy hiking through winding lanes and alleys and relishing the beauty of the vast variety of plants. The Jardin Botanico garden offers the city guests to learn the local flora deeper. Copyright
In Montevideo, tourists’ most favorite place for shopping is Mercado del Puerto located in a beautiful historic pavilion. Gourmets will be impressed by meat delicacies. Here, you can … Open
The main residents of the scenic oasis are tropical birds. A visit to the park will be of great interest as for adults so for kids. The Parque Rodo area offers serenity and solitude to those tourists looking for privacy. The park is of immense beauty in the morning hours. Night entertainment fans will appreciate the Fun Fun Bar which offers a huge choice of treats and exciting parties for its visitors.
Montevideo - Plaza de Independencia Among local nightclubs the El Pony Pisador club is of the greatest popularity. The club offers various entertaining programs to keep the audience hot. To hunt some memorable gifts and souvenirs the guests of the city are highly advised to set off to the Mercado del Puerto market as it offers the richest choice of handicrafts and souvenirs. There one can buy some foods, local wines and popular ethnic treats. Among shopping centers the Montevideo Shopping mart is the largest one. The center offer brand clothes, jewelry, perfumes and different souvenirs.
The city was founded in the early 18th century by the Spanish. The purpose of founding Montevideo was rather peculiar. It was a fortress city, which helped the Spanish to control the actions … Open
In the capital of Uruguay located near the Atlantic Ocean, there are well-equipped wonderful beaches. Here, you can surf, dive, take a cruise, or go kayaking. If you want to relax, there is everything you need for sunbathing and swimming in the Atlantic Ocean. The most popular beach is Playa Pocitos which attracts people with incredible sunsets and cleanliness. Playa Malvin is a perfect place for active pastime. Playa La Mulata will impress those who prefer secluded places.
Plaza Independencia In Montevideo, there are a lot of interesting art cafes and theatres where you can enjoy wonderful performances that reflect the local culture. You should certainly visit such theatres, as El Milongon and Kalima Boliche. Also, concerts are often held in Uruguay, for example, in La Trastienda Club. Besides, there are several studios and workshops where you can learn something new. For example, Joventango & Salsa Company attracts dancers. In Montevideo, you can also take a wine tour and learn about winemaking (for instance, in “The Wine Experience” or “Borravino Wine Tours”.
In Montevideo, there are a lot of places you can visit with children. One of such places is Parque Lecocq. The zoo is opened in the territory of a picturesque nature preserve. Among dense … Open
Al Final del Humedal, a farm that has a relaxed atmosphere, is worth being visited too. Here, you can take a boat trip and have a picnic. Another amazing place where you can have a good time is Parque Lecocq. It is a mini zoo where you can see zebras, horses, monkeys, deer, ostriches, and alpacas. Also, there are a lot of excellent places for a picnic. Another zoo is located in Villa Dolores. Here, animals of the African savannah, such as hippos, giraffes, flamingos, and monkeys, dwell. In both zoos, animals are well cared for, so it is a real pleasure to see their happy faces.
Rio da Prata Gamblers should definitely visit Montevideo. In the city, there are several small casinos. The biggest casinos are Sofitel Montevideo Casino and Casino Radisson (located in the Victoria Plaza). There are a lot of slot machines but tourists are also attracted by an amazing atmosphere and interior. You should also visit the biggest arena in Uruguay, Estadio Centenario. Sports competitions are often held here, so you just need to view the program of upcoming events. Spectacular equestrian performances are held in Hipodromo de Maronas. Here, you can also learn how to ride a horse.
Montevideo greets its visitors with more than two hundreds of gastronomy establishments which specialize in the most different culinary trends. The Tandory restaurant will be of great … Open
The most popular escape quest center in the capital of Uruguay is Juegos Mentales. There are a lot of different quest rooms where you have to solve the task within 60 minutes. Another club that offers interesting quests too is Claustrophobia. Those who want to enjoy archery usually visit the Primera Escuela Uruguaya de Tiro. Mountaineers will be impressed by the MBC (Montevideo Boulder Club). Also, you will get only positive emotions when visiting the Spa asa Clara that has a relaxed atmosphere.
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In Piriapolis, travelers can reach the top of a hill on foot or reach it by car. Vacationers wishing to admire the panorama of the city and do not get tired can always use the cable road that will slowly and safely get them to the top. In Punta del Este, tourists can also fly above the ground if they decide to make a paraglider ride with AvolarUruguay. It is possible to make a solo flight or in tandem. Moreover, AvolarUruguay offers paragliding training sessions for everyone who has never tried it before. In Treinta y Tres, Aventura Nativa is ready to provide everyone with canoes and kayaks for mesmerizing water adventures. Sandboarding enthusiasts and people who have never heard of it before can enjoy this amazing pastime in Roche with Sandboarding Tour Uruguay. Sand instead of snow, gorgeous barchans, and wash of ocean waves are truly unforgettable. … Open
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Guide to your best city break in Montevideo - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Montevideo - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Montevideo?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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