New direct flight from Air Europa to Montevideo to facilitate tourism to Uruguay

Town House in Uruguay

The bad news of the suspension of direct flight from Madrid to Montevideo by Iberia since April, as a result of its current readjustment measures, it will be compensated in June with the launch of a new direct route by Air Europe.

This will facilitate the tourism trips to Uruguay, a country that until now has not had a special focus of attention by the Spanish, and whose flagship company Pluna It closed a year ago, suspending the route it had in the past with Madrid.

He Air Europa's new flight to Montevideo initially it will have a frequency of three days a week, leaving Madrid on the afternoon of Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and returning from Montevideo at noon on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving at Barajas at dawn.

Independence Square in Montevideo

Air Europa will operate these flights with the Airbus A3oo-200, with capacity for 299 passengers.

Uruguay, a country that I still don't know, is presented as an ideal destination, not to visit, but to live and reside in it. It offers a place of environmental tourism, with typical attractions of sun and beach tourism. It has also become a destination for large cruises, as it receives about 240 stops per year.

As a curiosity, to Uruguay almost three million tourists arrive every year, the same number as its inhabitants. Specifically, during the past year 2012 it had about 40,000 visitors from Spain.

In addition to its capital Montevideo, which is characterized by a mixture of modern architecture and the historical character of its Old City, a prominent tourist attraction of Uruguay is Punta del Este, an hour and a half from the capital, a place that offers from spas to great oceanic beaches, in an area where you can also enjoy whale and seabird watching.

Finally yes plan a trip to Uruguay you will find that typical dances like the tango and the candombe They will have a great role.

Port of Punta del Este in Uruguay