Montevideo Cruise Guide


Montevideo is an up-and-coming city that is welcoming more and more visitors each year to its shores. Want to be one of the next? Then check out our latest deals on cruises visiting Montevideo. You’ll find some of the best trips on our Brazil cruise deals page.

But keep reading to find out more about Montevideo and what makes it such a great place to visit.

About Montevideo

Uruguay’s capital city is home to around 1.3 million people – a third of the overall population – and it’s fast gaining a reputation for fascinating architecture and a distinctive laid-back culture.

The city is located on the south coast of Uruguay, making it a perfect spot to visit on a South America cruise. The port of Montevideo welcomes many thousands of visitors each year.

Popular tourist spots include the Old Town, Ciudad Vieja; Palacio Salvo, which dominates the city’s skyline; the National History Museum, which is free to enter; the sexual diversity monument, which signifies the country’s welcoming approach to people of all sexual orientations; and Museo Blanes, which features 19th and 20th century Uruguayan art.

Cruise providers currently offering trips to Montevideo and the surrounding area include P&O Cruises and Celebrity Cruises.

Book your Montevideo cruise with Cruise 1st

You can see some of our very best deals on cruises that visit Montevideo over on our Brazil cruise deals page. As the name suggests, these trips also visit some fantastic spots in Brazil and other parts of South America.

Be sure to use the search tool to find Montevideo cruise deals visiting other parts of the world. We’re always updating our deals, so it could pay to check back in a week or two if you’re not sure.

Here are some of our current favourite deals on cruises visiting Montevideo:

Rio de Janeiro to Sydney (fly/stay/cruise)
Cruising on Aurora
19th January 2015 for 46 nights

This 7-week trip begins with a flight from Australia, before embarking on Aurora in Rio de Janeiro. From there you’ll visit Montevideo, Punta Arenas, Puerto Montt, Valparaiso, Easter Island, Pitcairn, Papeete, Moorea, Rarotonga, Bay of Islands, Auckland, Tauranga, Melbourne, Burnie and finally Sydney.

Luxury South America and Antarctica (fly/stay/cruise)
Cruising on Celebrity Infinity
13th February 2015 for 18 nights

One for the adventurous! After your flight from Australia, you’ll start your cruise at Buenos Aires and visit Ushuaia, Cape Horn, Elephant Island, Port Stanley, Puerto Madryn, Montevideo and back to Buenos Aires. You’ll then return by flight to Australia.

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