Uruguay is South America’s smallest country. But it compensates for its small size with unique experiences. Explore cosmopolitan Montevideo, party in glamorous Punta del Esta, spot wildlife along the Atlantic coast, take a hot-air balloon above sprawling vineyards or head out on horseback to trek with gauchos.

Currency: Uruguayan peso

Average Flying Time: 20 hours

Time zone: GMT – 3

Spoken Language(s): Spanish

Top Five Attractions

La Mano de Punta del Este, iconic sculpture
Santa Teresa National Park, a coastal forested area
Fortress of Santa Teresa
Mercado Del Puerto, a historic market
Quebrada de los Cuervos, a protected natural area

Cultural Tours

Your Uruguay for Families journey begins in Buenos Aires. 8 Days | Family Oriented Luxury Holidays Head to the local ferry terminal and take a...