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Driving in the Uruguay countryside

Driving in the Uruguayan country is a real pleasure in part because there’s noone else on the road! Calculate a bit more …

Best things to do in Uruguay - visit the interior and Florida

Exploring the Uruguayan interior – Florida Part I

The province of Florida is just an hour’s from Montevideo, but you are already in what some call Uruguay profundo – “Deep Uruguay”. …

Lote 8 things to do near Punta del Este

Lote 8 – sumptuous boutique olive oil estate near Punta del Este

Uruguay has more acres planted with olive trees than grapes. However whilst Uruguayan wines are starting to get worldwide recognition, the country’s …

25 de agosto - uruguay countryside best things to do

The extraordinary murals of 25 de agosto

Leo Arti, a French artist, arrived in the sleepy town of 25 de agosto just an hour outside of Montevideo in 2006 …

The Wine Experience - great Uruguay wine tours

Recommended wine tours in Montevideo and Canelones

The Wine Experience is more like catching up with friends and focuses on wine tours to small wineries, where you will be …

Wine tours from Punta del Este Uruguay

Luxury wine tours from Punta del Este

Private tastings with breathtaking views of the ocean at sundown are a feature of Ryan’s east coast wine tours. Ryan is the …

The Eagle in Atlantida by Joaquin I

Atlántida – wide sandy beaches 30 miles from Montevideo

Atlántida is a quiet, sleepy resort town, 30 minutes drive from Montevideo. Even at the height of high season, when Atlantida is comparatively busy, …

Punta del Este, La Mansa by Gabriel Millos

Should I visit Punta del Este?

Punta del Este, Uruguay, has two long beaches – the Brava and the Mansa – lined with high rises. It’s the centre of …

Carmelo - wines of Uruguay

An introduction to Uruguay wine country

With more than 200 wineries, Uruguay is the new world’s undiscovered wine jewel. Some vineyards are over a hundred years old run …

A day by the sea? Piriapolis and Punta Colorada

Piriapolis is a small beach resort mainly frequented by Uruguayans, just over an hour’s drive from Montevideo. It has a long promenade and …