Located on the southeast coast of South America, Uruguay is South America’s second smallest country (after Suriname) – but despite that, there are hundreds of places that could make the list of best places to visit in Uruguay before you die. A potted history would contain input from Spain and Portugal, as well as Argentina and Brazil, and consequently Uruguay has a complex but fascinating cultural and architectural history. As well as being a melting pot of cultures, it is also a natural beauty with plenty of beaches and forests to keep you in perpetual awe. So from skyscrapers to rainforests, Uruguay has plenty to make you want to book your tickets and fly out there immediately! (And if you’ve already booked your tickets, make sure to visit some of the places on this list!)
No matter what area of Uruguay you choose to visit, there is something for everyone in this gem of South America. From watersports on the beach to shopping in the capital, Uruguay should be on everyone’s must-visit list. If you haven’t booked your tickets yet, then this top 8 rundown should have you running to your travel agent, and if you have, this list should give you some idea of all that Uruguay has to offer.
With a stable political atmosphere, a high quality of living, and a peaceful demeanour, Uruguay is easily one of the safest countries in the world to live at peace. But if you’re just visiting, which we’re sure you’d love to if you’re not already, how can you know which places shine above the rest? In a country of such peace and beauty, how do you choose where to go? Hopefully this list will help you choose, or at least give you some ideas of the best places to visit in Uruguay before you die. However, before you travel it is always wise to check local news and weather reports to make sure there are no potential upsets which could affect your trip.