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Free Walking Tour of Montevideo Old Town
Activities in Montevideo

Free Walking Tour of Montevideo Old Town

  • English English
  • 2 hours

Modernism and tradition combine in the old city of Montevideo. Discover its architectural legacy with this free tour around the Uruguyuan capital. Best of all - it's free!

Free tour of Montevideo

We will start our free tour of Montevideo in Independence Square in the heart of this beautiful city, where you will see a beautiful set of majestic buildings and historic monuments. Our guide will reveal the background of each of these important landmarks.

The first stop on the free tour of Uraguay's capital will take place in front of the Mausoleum of José Gervasio, whose life story is full of interesting twists and turns... then the tour continues through Constitution Square, where we'll drink in the imposing façade of the Montevideo Metropolitan Cathedral.

Next we head to Café Brasileiro and Plaza Zabala, where we'll immerse you in the long history, anecdotes and curious facts to do with the old town: a history as entertaining as it is surprising! 

The free tour then ends in the popular and lively Port Market.

You name the price

Our guides work exclusively for tips from the guests. At the end of the tour, it is up to you to choose how much you think the tour was worth.

Important information

  • The maximum group size when making a reservation is 6 people.
  • Children under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. A maximum of three children per adult is allowed.
  • We will not enter any of the monuments visited on the route. We will only be visiting the exterior of these landmarks.


Adults Children under 12
Tour in English

Tour in English

  • Adults

  • Children under 12


More Information


2 hours

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


English speaking guide with specialist knowledge of the history of Montevideo.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Montevideo).


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

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.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).


Meeting point

Plaza de la Independencia (Independence Square).


If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

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