This tour will take you into the heart of the old town, visiting Matriz Square, with the first potable water fountain in colonial Montevideo, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Cabildo (the first town hall) and the Uruguay Social Club. You’ll also visit Independence Square, where you can see a monument dedicated to the national hero, Jose Artigas, as well as the citadel gate, Salvo Palace and Estevez Palace (the old governmental house).
Then the tour will take you to the main avenue, 18 de Julio lined, with shops, restaurants, bars and office buildings, before visiting the Obelisk, Batlle Park, the ‘La Carreta’ (covered wagon) monument and the Centenario Stadium. Later you’ll go to the residential area of Carrasco and Virgilio Square for a panoramic view of the city. You’ll return downtown passing by the neighborhoods of Punta Gorda Malvin, Buceo with the yacht port, the yacht club, Pocitos, Punta Carretas, the golf club, Rodo Park and the Mercosur building
Lunch of three meals will be enjoyed in the port area, with no beverages included.