Explore downtown Montevideo & the Historical Quarter with a Local Guide!
Forget about going crazy turning your map over and over again looking for where to go. Here's a friend waiting to stroll with you in Montevideo.
In this tour, you will discover the distinctive features of this historical city step by step as we have a nice chat. Giving you brief and precise explanations about the places we visit, you will come to understand the past and present of this capital city.
By covering a reasonable distance you could get the chance to experience the pace of this place, mingle with its people and get to know our culture, listen to some stories and, most important, have fun.
The close approach of this walking tour offers you the opportunity to experience what it feels like to be "Montevidean for a day"!
This a basic structure that 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 a 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.
-Port Market and port area: the story of the city since the port point of view, notice from the second war.
-Zabala's square, remembers of Montevideo's foundation, the golden age in the beginning of 20th century, and present times.
-Solis theater (opera house).
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Cruise Passengers: at the exit gate of the port. Please, walk outside the port following the pedestrian line to find me just outside the exit gate holding a sign with your name.
Hotel Guest: Please, provide the name of your place.
Ferry Passengers: Please, indicate time of arrival.
End location: I'll drop you at the same place where I picked you up, or any other place in Montevideo city.
Duration: 3 hours
If you want to visit more places once the Walking Tour has finished, I can give you instructions to visit additional places on your own.
My services for the guided walking tour, including my knowledge of course!
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1500 UYP - This is about 50 USD (1 USD = 30 UYP) The exact amount depends on whether you'd like to go shopping or visit any museum while the Walking Tour.
Lunch: USD 25 to 45 per person. Depending on your preferences (restaurant, menu, beverage).
Museum tickets (Optional): from USD 1 to 5.
Admissions, souvenirs and shop, lunch after the tour (all of them are optional)
-I cannot pick you up inside of the port but I can meet you in a pre-arranged location just outside the Port and walk to the vehicle.
-I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange transportation with driver