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Cheap flights from Uruguay

The Eastern Republic of Uruguay, or simply Uruguay for short, is a country located in the southeastern region of South America. It covers a total area of 176,215 km2 and is bordered by Argentina to the west, and Brazil to the north and east. To the south and southeast is the Atlantic Ocean. Following Suriname, Uruguay is geographically the second-smallest country in South America. Situated on the east bank of the Rio de la Plata is Uruguay's capital city, Montevideo. It is the southernmost capital city in the continent.

Where to go

Punta del Diablo - Punta del Diablo is a seaside village located 298 km from the capital. Strict building codes mean that there are no high rises or massive luxury resorts, hence maintaining its original charm despite the tourism. Accommodations come in the form of small hotels, hostels, cabanas, and vacation houses. Punta del Diablo is notable for its stunning white sand beaches, the two best known ones being Los Botes and La Viuda. Also in Punta del Diablo is the Saint Teresa National Park, the lake Laguna Negra, Ombu Forest, and Center for Sea Turtles.

Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales - Uruguay's National Museum of Visual Arts is lcoated in Parque Rodó, Montevideo. Established on 10 December 1911, the museum contains the largest collection of Uruguayan artists’ artwork. Some of the works highlighted by the museum were created by Pedro Figari, Rafael Barradsas, Joaquin Torres Garcia, Juan Manuel Blanes, and Carlos Federico Sáez. The museum also features temporary exhibitions, usually of foreign artists.

Catedral Metropolitana de Montevideo - The Montevideo Metropolitan Cathedral in the neighborhood of Ciudad Vieja is the main Roman Catholic Church of Montevideo and the seat of its archdiocese. Originally constructed on the site was a church made out of bricks in 1740. It was only in 1790 when the foundation for the construction of the current neoclassical building was laid. In 1804, the church was consecrated and dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, as well as to Philip and James, the patron saints of Montevideo.

Nearby Argentina's city of Buenos Aires has plenty of tourist attractions to offer. Check out the Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat Art Collection and explore its two exhibition halls and library, or get some shopping done at the shopping center Galerías Pacífico. Also don't miss the Buenos Aires Zoo, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, the urban park Parque Tres de Febrero, and the square Plaza Dorrego. Other short-haul destinations include Rio de Janeiro and Santigo de Chile.

For direct long-haul destinations, where are better places to go than the stunning cities of Paris or Madrid? The vibrant city of Miami is also a good choice, known for South Beach and its art deco buildings, surfside hotels, white sand beaches, and fabulous night clubs, as well as for Zoo Miami, Miami Seaquarium, the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for Performing Arts, Freedom Tower, and plenty more.

How to get out

The largest international airport serving Uruguay is Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport, located in the suburb of Carassco. It offers scheduled passenger service to Buenos Aires, Madrid, Paris, Asunción, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Miami, Lima, Panama City, Porto Alegre, São Paulo, Santiago de Chile, and Rio de Janeiro. The airlines that use Carrasco International Airport are Aerolíneas Argentinas, Air Europa, Air France, Amaszonas, American Airlines, Avianca Peru, Copa Airlines, Gol Airlines, Iberia, LAN Airlines, and TAM Airlines.

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