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Uruguay

South America Compact

Compared to its neighbor Argentina, Uruguay is tiny, but the pride of its population makes up for it: They are sure that Uruguay offers friendlier people, more beautiful beaches, and more flair. Indeed, Uruguay is considered one of South America’s most relaxed countries. On the coast, visitors find fancy cities and sophisticated beach towns; in the hilly interior graze cattle, which provide milk for the delicate caramel cream dulce de leche and meat for juicy steaks. About half of the 3.3 million inhabitants live in the areas surrounding the capital, Montevideo. The center of this city is easily conquered in a short stroll – beyond the imaginative and modern architecture of the Palacio Salvo and its shady park, the city also has fascist-style buildings and a pompous mausoleum where nineteenth-century liberation fighter José Artigas is buried. Along its coast, Montevideo has a certain seaside resort panache, although the beach town Punte del Este further east, where hotels, apartment towers and casinos shoot into the sky, is the most popular. However, the beach town Colonia, also easily accessible via the “Buqebus” ferry from Buenos Aires, is more worthwhile.

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  • Was man besichtigen sollte in Uruguay NOROESTE (Artigas, Salto, Paysandú) Termas de Arapey, Daymán y Horacio Quiroga en Salto. Termas de Guaviyú, San Nicanor y Almirón en Paysandú. Lago y Parque de la Represa Salto Grande. Meseta de Artigas. Mausoleo del Gral. Leandro Gómez.SUROESTE (Colonia, Río Negro, Soriano) Parque Nacional Anchorena. Parque Nacional Isla San Gabriel. Museo de la Revolución Industrial. Balnearios de río. Represa de Palmar, especial para pescadores. Castillo Mauá. Toda Colonia del Sacramento, declarada Patrimonio de la Humanidad por UNESCO. Santo Domingo de Soriano, Puerto de la Salud. Calera de las Huérfanas. Isla Martín García. Real de San Carlos. Museo Paleontológico. Nuestra Señora del Rosario.CENTRO SUR (Canelones, Durazno, Flores, Florida, Montevideo, San José) Numerosos balnearios sobre el Río de la Plata. Santiago Vázquez. Playa y Camping sobre el río Yí. Gruta del Indio. Parque Bartolomé Hidalgo. San Pedro del Timote. Prado de la Piedra Alta. Parque Artigas. Atlántida. Parque zoológico Lecoq. Parque Rodó. Ciudad Vieja de Montevideo (Plaza Matríz, Cabildo, Teatro Solís).ATLANTICO (Canelones, Lavalleja, Maldonado, Rocha) Numerosos balnearios. Palmares de Castillos. Castillo de Piria. Cerro Pan de Azucar, Reserva de fauna. Piriápolis. Villa Serrana. Parador UTE-ANTEL. Isla de Ombúes. El Penitente. CasaPueblo. Punta del Este. La Paloma. Cabo Polonio-Valizas. Laguna Negra. Fortaleza de Santa Teresa. Punta del Diablo. Fortín de San Miguel.CENTRO NORTE (Cerro Largo, Rivera, Tacuarembó, Treinta y Tres) Quebrada de los Cuervos. Museo del Indio. Balneario Iporá. Valle Edén. Museo de Gardel. San Gregorio de Polanco. Valle del Lunarejo.
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