Stroll around the World Heritage Site Colonia del Sacramento and you will feel like you have travelled back in time: 17th colonial buildings grace the historic section, while the lively modern town extends around a bay. Go by horseback across the country's rolling hills and stay overnight at a country estate. From historic gems to thermal springs, from charming riverside towns to gorgeous beach resorts: Uruguay is ideal for adventurous and leisurely visitors alike. Footprintfocus Uruguay also features detailed coverage of Buenos Aires, the main gateway to the country, plus comprehensive listings on where to eat, sleep and have fun. * Essentials section with practical advice on getting there and around. * Covers Buenos Aires, the main gateway to the country. * Highlights map of Uruguay and Buenos Aires so you know what not to miss. * Detailed street maps for Montevideo, Buenos Aires and other important towns. * Slim enough to fit in your pocket. Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprintfocus guide will help you get the most out of Uruguay without weighing you down. The content of the Footprintfocus Uruguay guide has been extracted from Footprint's South America Handbook.