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Activities in Montevideo

Montevideo Tour for Cruise Passengers

Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Discover the beautiful capital of Uruguay on this tour from its port. This tour of Montevideo for Cruise Passengers is the ideal way to see the city in just 3 hours.

Discover the beautiful capital of Uruguay on this tour from its port. This tour of Montevideo for Cruise Passengers is the ideal way to see the city in just 3 hours.

Montevideo Tour for Cruise Passengers

Our panoramic tour of Montevideo for cruise passengers conveniently starts from the city's port. During our journey, we'll explore the most iconic landmarks in this Rio Platenese city, all from the comfort of a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.

Leaving the port behind, we'll make our way to the Old City of Montevideo, Plaza de la Independencia. In this area, we'll encounter some of the most iconic monuments in the city, such as the Solis Theatre, the Artigas Mausoleum, the Casa de Gobierno museum, Palacio Salvo and the Gateway of the Citadel.

We'll also see the Plaza Matriz in the heart of the Old City, where we'll find the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Cabildo, the former seat of the government. Our tour then continues to the beating heart of

From the center of the capital, we'll head to the Parliament building, known as the Legislative Palace, the seat of that power since 1925. A few minutes away is the Mercado Agrícola de Montevideo, known as MAM, a delightful farmers' market. We'll enter this elegant building, which is over a century old, to browse the stalls and learn about the most famous products of Uruguayan gastronomy. 

From the historic city center, We'll also pass by the Obelisco de los Constituyentes, which was constructed in bronze. Our next stop will be at Parque Batlle, home to the iconic Estadio Centenario football stadium, which hosted the very first World Cup in 1930.

We'll then walk along the Rambla de Montevideo, a large avenue that runs along the coast of the Río de la Plata, and we'll go to Pocitos Beach, where you'll have the opportunity to photograph the famous sign with the name of the city.

Finally, we'll visit the Punta Carretas neighborhood, making a stop at the Punta Brava lighthouse, where you'll be able to see the iron structure of the port market. At the end of the tour, 2.5 hours after the start, we'll take you back to the port of Montevideo.

Important to Note

Although this tour is designed for cruise passengers and to coincide with the arrival times of the cruise liners, it's very important that you check your exact arrival and departure time. Please also ensure that the length of your stop in the city allows enough time to do the entire bus tour.

Not a Cruise Passenger?

You can still reserve this tour even if you're not arriving on a cruise. You'll simply need to come to the meeting point at the port at the scheduled time.

For Wine Lovers...

If you're a wine aficionado, you also have the option to reserve the wine tour of Montevideo for cruise passengers.

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Price

Per person Children under 2
Tour in English
US$ 37.33
Free

Tour in English

  • Per person

    US$ 37.33
  • Children under 2

    Free

More Information

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Included

Pickup and drop off from the Montevideo port

Transport in a comfortable air–conditioned vehicle

English–speaking guide

When to book?

You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. Accessible toilets. Paid wheelchair loan service available. An accompanying person is required. This must be indicated in the reservation.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us .

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

The Point Café

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