Uruguay is home to numerous scenic shores, fishing areas, beautiful beaches, hot springs with thermal waters, farms and ranches, small towns rich in colonial architecture and an extensive metropolitan area.
The most requested destinations are Montevideo, Colonia del Sacramento and Punta del Este.
Montevideo, the nation's cultural and economic center, is home to a rich and diverse architectural and cultural heritage. Its Old City shows the remains of the colonial citadel and there is also a variety of art decó and belle &ecute;poque architecture as well as high-rises and rationalist architecture.
Agricultural lands and desolate shores to the west of the capital along the Río de la Plata lead to Colonia del Sacramento, which maintains the charm and beauty of the colonial period, with its buildings from the XIX century where the tradition and the past are magically still present. That is why it was recognized as a World Heritage by the UNESCO
Uruguay's Atlantic coast remains a relatively untapped and unspoiled tourist resource. The most popular beach town is Punta del Este, internationally recognized as the most glamorous resort in South America.
Uruguay's farming and ranching tradition is also famous, as well as its growing wine industry.
Often called the Switzerland of South America, Uruguay remains a country of relative peace and prosperity where you'll enjoy your trip!