Montevideo is the capital and largest city of Uruguay. The city wears many faces, from its industrial port to the exclusive beachside suburb of Carrasco. Explore this charming, cosmopolitan city of parks and colonial architecture. Visit a local vineyard and sample its wines. Music, theater and the arts are alive and well here - from elegant older theaters and cozy little tango bars to modern discos - there's a strong international flavor. Travel to the beautiful Portuguese colonial city of Colonia del Sacramento, first settled in 1680.