What to do in Montevideo in one day

09:00 – Hotel My Suites

09:30 – Rambla of Montevideo

10:30 – Amaretto Bakery Cafe

11:00 – Montevideo Old City

12:30 – Jacinto Cafe & Restaurant

14:00 – Bouza Bodega

16:00 – Cafetto Prado

17:00 – Mercado Agricola Montevideo

18:30 – Pocitos Beach

19:30 – Dinner at La Otra

21:00 – Live Music at Baar Fun Fun

22:30 – La Ronda

23:59 – Lotus Club

 

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What you should absolutely know about Montevideo

City highlights, food & drinks, expressions, weather, how to get there and how to get around

Montevideo is the vibrant capital of Uruguay which is home to one-third of the country’s population. It sits on the Northeastern side of the Rio de la Plata. Containing both commercial and residential buildings, as well as being a port city with classic Latin American culture, Montevideo has both business and pleasure to offer visitors. The administrative headquarters of Mercosur, Latin America’s leading trade bloc, is located in Montevideo, which brings wealth and refinement to Uruguay. From 2005 to the present, Montevideo has been rated as having the highest quality of life of any Latin American city. Discover what makes this city so special during your Montevideo day trips

In Montevideo, there are many attractions. They have theaters which give daily tours, like the Teatro Solis, and waterfront dance clubs. Casa Riveria, the house of the first president of Uruguay, and Museo del Gaucho, holding historic gaucho artifacts, are popular destinations

Uruguay is dominated by Hispanic cuisine. A popular market is the Mercado del Puerto. It is on the waterfront and you can see ships come in. The market is full of different “parrillas”, steakhouses with racks of grilled tasty meats and perfectly-cooked vegetables

“Hello” is “hola” and “goodbye” is “adios”. “Thank you” is “gracias” and “you’re welcome” is “de nada”.  “Where is the bathroom?” is “donde esta el bano?” “Ta” is commonly used in Uruguay to mean “ok”, “stop”, “done”, or “ready”

Temperatures in Montevideo range from 64 to 83 degrees in the summer months (December to April) to 45 to 59 degrees in the winter months (July-September). Sleet occurs often in the winter and snow is rare

The Montevideo airport (Carrasco International Airport) is located 15 km from the downtown Montevideo. Common routes of transportation include taxis for a 14-dollar, 35-minute trip or buses for a 2-dollar, hour long trip. There are also options to rent cars at varying prices

The price for bus fare is around 21 Uruguayan dollars. There are also taxis available for approximately 1000 Uruguayan dollars for a 20-30-minute trip. In addition, you can rent a car since most major international car rental agencies are in Montevideo

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