Montevideo walking (3 hours): Downtown and Historical Quarter. Private Tour.


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Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for Mature teenagers (cultural and historical based tour)

Friendly: No.
You must be able to walk 45 minutes with a stop of about 15 minutes. We'll do that 3 times

Maximum travelers: 10



Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (conversational), French (basic), English (fluent)

"Not all those who wander are lost"

"Not all those who wander are lost. "
― J. R. R. Tolkien

Plenty of turists, cruisers will be wandering near us at the beginning around the port area, struggling with their maps and trying to make some sense out of it all. Its good to have a friend here. . Once we begin with our easy going stroll, we'll start moving further inside the heart of the city. Inside what it means to be uruguayan. I'll develop on our history as we check out the highlights in the historical quarter, back and forth to our present to understand our identity. Our culture, our arts, our institutions. There's lot's to see! But you will need a friend to guide you around in order to get more than just a glimpse of our city. . I'll be delighted to help you get the most out of your stay in Uruguay.


This a basic structure than can be changed to tailor made the tour:

-We'll meet in Independencia Square if you are hosted in Montevideo, or in the port if you are cruiser.
-Independence square: government offices, the main avenue 18th July, citadel gate.
-Sarandí pedestrian street.
-Constitution (or Matriz) Square with the town hall, the Cathedral, the fountain, and other historical buildings.
-Pedestrian Old-town.
-Port Market and port area
-Zabala's square, monuments of Montevieo's foundation, the golden age in the beginning of 20th century, and present times.
-Solís theater (opera house).

Note: If you are cruiser, the tour will start in the port and will finish in the port

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Cruise terminal or Independence Square.

End location: Cruise terminal or Independence Square.

Duration: 3 hours



What’s Included

Other: My services for the guided walking tour, including my knowledge of course!

Estimated Local Cash Needed

500 Uyp - 500 UYp is approximately 18 USD dollars to buy bottled water and small purchases

What’s Extra

Other: Admissions, souvenirs and shop (all of them are optional)


I cannot pick you inside the port but I can meet you in a pre-arranged location just outside the Port and walk to the vehicle.

A Recent Review of this tour

Wonderful tour fantastic guide, one of the best walking tours taken. Very knowledgeable and obviously loves his guiding. Flexible and sense of humour. A truly fantastic day had by my group. thank you for showing us the best of your city.
Catherine Roberts

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