Maldonado

Come and get to know Maldonado Department in Uruguay. We present the best destinations in the region and the most exclusive and funny plans so you can live some unforgettable days. The region is teeming with landmarks and places to visit, starting with Bodega Garzón, the best choice to approach the important Uruguayan wine tourism. We invite you to discover more than 200 hectares of vineyards where premium wines, such as the Tannat Garzón or the classic white Albariño, are produced. Complete your visit to Maldonado by discovering its beautiful coastline. Undoubtedly, Maldonado Department hosts several of the best beaches in Uruguay. Feel the sand and the sea in Punta del Este, the main spa in South America. Mingle with the crowd strolling up and down Calle 20 Street, the most exclusive and sophisticated open-air shopping area in Uruguay. Punta del Este is one of the most important summer destinations in Latin America thanks to its beautiful beaches, its varied gastronomy and a lively and diverse nightlife. Discover places such as Casapueblo, the promenade, Gorlero Avenue until Artigas Square – full of artisans and artists – and the Barra, where you will find all the glamour that brings thousands of visitors to Maldonado every year. Go for a walk around the Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria Harbour, the Pedestrian Wooden Parade or the Américas Parade in Playa Brava and behold the most famous sculpture in town: ‘Los Dedos’, by Mario Irrazábal. Do not miss the opportunity to discover incredibly beautiful beaches of calm waters such as Mansa, Chiverta, Ingleses or Brava beaches. Discover the exact place where the Plata River and the Atlantic Ocean separate in the Plazoleta de Gran Bretaña in Punta de las Salinas. Get deep into Contemporary Latin American art in the Ralli Museum and visit Gorriti Island facing the Bay, where pirates took shelter in the past. Discover the colonial Spanish traces in its batteries, barracks and arsenals. Discover Punta Ballena and Casapueblo – where you can visit the house-sculpture by Carlos Páez Vilaró – and bask in the sunsets at the Uruguayan coast to the sound of classical music. Visit Piriápolis and its Argentinos Promenade – parallel to its beaches – from the impressive Cerro San Antonio. Go to Cerro Pan de Azúcar and dive into a natural reserve of high value or rent a boat to go fishing or to discover the coast at Piriápolis port. Your visit to Maldonado Department, where Bodega Garzón is located, is not going to be your only visit to Uruguay.

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