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Uruguay

Uruguay, the second smallest country in South America, offers beautiful beaches, vibrant culture and history. From the bustling city of Montevideo, to the idyllic resort town of Punta del Este and the cobblestoned Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay should be on everyone's list.

Discover this small but vibrant South American country, with its pristine beaches and historic towns. When visiting Uruguay, travellers can explore Colonia del Sacramento, a post colonial urban historical site, founded by the Portuguese in 1680. Or learn about the Guacho way of life or, bask in the sun as you stroll along the beachfront sipping yerba maté (tea).

With Insight Vacations, gain access to exclusive experiences: Take a ferry ride from Argentina across the Rio de la Plata. Learn about Uruguayan history and take a guided walking tour of the UNESCO World heritage site, Colonia del Sacramento. Enjoy lunch with wine at a local olive oil farm.

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From thundering Iguassu Falls, to the vibrant lure of Copacabana beach and the natural wonders of Tijuca National Forest, South America has it all. Indulge on an authentic Asado Porteno in Buenos Aires with a local chef, and the regional flavours of Mendoza, Argentina’s revered wine region. Along the way, your backdrop will be made up of the snow-topped Andes, white-sand beaches, lush land and diverse architecture, all served with a sprinkling of Latin flare.

Travel Tips

When to go: Autumn and Spring are the ideal months to travel to Uruguay, when the weather is mild and dry.

SPRING

SEP - NOV

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15°C

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SUMMER

DEC - FEB

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23 °C

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AUTUMN

MAR - MAY

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13 °C

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WINTER

JUN - AUG

rain

10 °C

Avg Temp.

Time Difference

GMT-3

Currency

Uruguayan Peso (UYU)

Language

Spanish

Population

3.5 million

Capital City

Montevideo

Electricity

Standard of 220V, with a frequency of 50Hz.

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