Traveling to the smallest country in South America, Uruguay

The Switzerland of South America, as described by Pepe Mujica in his documentary. A slow-paced but welcoming country that will make you feel like your second home. Its people are the best, cultured and attentive, which makes them some excellent hosts.


Capital of Uruguay: Montevideo

Internet connection in Uruguay: Good internet signal in the main cities. As you walk away, accessibility is limited, but still available

Security in Uruguay: It’s a very safe country but we recommend you to have minimal precautions.

Potable Water in Uruguay: The quality of the tap water is not very good. It is recommended to drink bottled water throughout the country.

Entry requirements for Uruguay: European countries do not need a visa, only a passport is enough, but to make sure that your country don’t need a special visa, check the list here

The official currency of Uruguay: Uruguayan Peso

The official language of Uruguay: Spanish.

Best time to travel to Uruguay: From September to April is where there is the best climate to travel to this area and where the sea has the highest temperature.

Typical food of Uruguay: Uruguayan gastronomy is quite similar to Argentina’s since it stands out for its meats. El chivito is one of its most typical dishes in this country, consisting of a beef sandwich.

Moving between cities: In general, it is quite easy to move to the interior of Uruguay, since they have a good bus system between cities.

Recommended cities to travel in Uruguay: Montevideo, Ciudad del Este, Colonia de Sacramento, La Costa de Rocha, Piriápolis.

Best cities to travel in Uruguay

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