Fairmount Fibers, Ltd.
U.S. Distributor of Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Visit Uruguay Trip 2024

Visit Uruguay 2024

early-to-mid April 2024

We're so excited to plan our next visit to the warm and welcoming country of Uruguay, featuring visits to Manos del Uruguay cooperatives, sightseeing in the cities and countryside, and seemingly endless fresh and delicious meals!

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The 2024 Visit Uruguay trip includes:

Visits to workshops in the countryside, to meet the artisan members/owners of the cooperatives and see yarn being dyed
 Manos del Uruguay's central office in Montevideo, where we will meet with members of the Board of Directors and see the design studios and dye lab where new products are developed
Manos del Uruguay's flagship shop in Montevideo, where they sell ready-to-wear knit and woven garments and homegoods, as well as leather goods made by local craftspeople
A guided tour of Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, to see sites both historic and modern
A stay in the seaside resort town of Punta del Este, known as "the Riviera of South America" 
A stay at a countryside hotel, which previously operated as the Uruguay's most historic ranch. There are a wide variety of leisure activities both indoor and outdoor, from the athletic (horseback riding!) to the relaxing (poolside knitting!)
Lunch at a winery featuring a range of wines crafted from Uruguayan grapes
A visit to an art museum that showcases the work of Uruguayan contemporary artists, including master sculptor Pablo Atchugarry


Along the way, we will enjoy freshly made and plentiful Uruguayan fare! Dietary restrictions will be accommodated.


The price includes:

Eight nights accommodation 
Transport within Uruguay*
Bilingual guide
Most meals, including drinks
Commemorative tote filled with Manos del Uruguay goods
*Please note that travel to and from Uruguay is not included in the price

Group size:

We keep the size of the travel group small, to ensure quality of experience as we travel around the country of Uruguay.
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