Montevideo and Winery Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

3204


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Food and Wine, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Visit to vineyards and winemaking facilities could be interesting for children.

No winetasting for them.

Friendly: Yes.
NOTE:

If some passengers have walking limitations please advise.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Montevideo a visit to the Seaside city and beautiful landscapes


Welcome to beautiful Montevideo!

We will share an enjoyable experience visiting and learning about wine, vineyards, wine making and tasting first class wines.

We may either visit one of the eldest and most traditional Uruguayan wineries, where visitors may taste their exquisite wines and try typical delicious empanadas or going to a charming boutique Winery, where besides the interesting guided visit and tasting, you will be taught what Tannat is and tastes. Beautiful well kept gardens and a warm and inviting place.

Will drive around the "Old City" district, first built by the Spanish during the colonial times, Independence Square, the Citadel Gate, attractive icon art deco Salvo Palace, Executive Tower, Solis Theater, Greek-Latin marble amazing Parliament and the lovely scenic seaside Punta Carretas and Pocitos neighborhoods with their elegant buildings ringing the beach.

All of which will make your stay unforgettable

Itinerary

MEETING LOCATION

If you are cruisers, after leaving the cruise, walk along a green path about 200 yards to the Port exit blue iron bar door(see photos). It's behind some trees next to the Tourism Ministry. I'll be next to this exit holding a sign with your name. If you don't find me, please give me a personal call.

The tour includes:

Winery visit, Old City District, Independence Square, Salvo Palace, Executive Tower, Citadel Fortress Gate.

USA Embassy, Mercosur Building

Punta Carretas commercial area

Pocitos beach, Yacht Port, Montevideo World Trade Center and commercial area.

Back to Port or Hotel

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel

End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel

Duration: 6 hours

Winery is closed on Sundays.

The itinerary is flexible according to your interests, it could not be completed due to weather, traffic , a change on cruise arrival time , a delay during the Winery tasting or purchasing wine bottles.
Tour duration on weekends or out of season as there is less traffic we may see all highlights in a shorter time.

Transportation

Transportation Method: Regarding the number of passengers, it might be a modern car, a Hyundai H1 or a Mercedes Sprinter or similar Van. Bus for groups (more than 15 passengers).
Please ask price for more than 3 tourists.

What’s Included

Other: The price includes a complete Montevideo city tour, the transfer to and from the Winery, transportation by private car or van with professional driver and my services as your personal tour guide.

See my 3 Montevideo tips in my guide profile.

For more passengers, please ask price.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 URU - Comment: 35 USD to be paid at any Winery, which includes the guided visit and the wine tasting.

What’s Extra

Other: At the wineries, guided visits to the vineyards, learning about the wine making process and the wine tasting, which includes 4 different glasses of first class wines and delicious bites.

Winery visit and tasting fee: 38 USD pp

Tourists who pay with a credit card have an extra benefit as the VAT is refunded.

Shopping, souvenirs, snacks and restaurant meals are extra.
The Bouza Winery offers the Bouza Experience a lunch of 5 dishes accompany with 5 wines each one. This costs about 80 USD pp. See a la carta menu and some dishes photos. I advise that it is one of the best and expensive restaurants in Montevideo.

RESTAURANT OPTION ( 5 DISHES)
MENU INCLUDES

APPETIZERS
HOT AND COLD
MAIN COURSES
MEATS O SEA FOOD
VERGGIE OPTION
DESSERTS

Transfer to and from the International Carrasco Airport .

A Recent Review of this tour

We had a wonderful 6 hours tour with Gabriel for 10 of us in a very comfortable Mercedes van. Gabriel is a retired architect and very polished and informative. He was also very flexible to accommodate our changes. Highly recommend him as a guide for Montevideo.
Annie Cheung

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Private tour guide Gabriel

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