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