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Cerro San Antonio, Piriapolis

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Cerro San Antonio provides scenic views of the harbor and the city center to the west, the surrounding mountains and forested hills to the north, and a rocky inlet to the east. The hill owes its name to the small round white chapel at its top. Ride a chairlift from the port or hike up the gentle slope to reach the 130 m (426 ft) summit. Halfway up, you will see the statue of Maris Stella Virgin, protector of anglers and sailors. Every January you can watch or join the runners of "Doble San Antonio" race, which follows the path up and down the hill. Use our Piriapolis holiday planner to arrange your visit to Cerro San Antonio and other attractions in Piriapolis.
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  • Hill has good view, you can climb by car but for those who like the ruuning the fun is to go running, above there are one or two precarious food stalls, not habré and early eye. IDA and return of the Hotel Argentino to the tip will be 8 k.
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  • It's a nice place to visit, is halfway to who goes to Punta del Este is very beautiful and to capture a few good photos
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  • A very short trip from central Piriapolis, and well worth it! Nice view of the surroundings! On a clear day you can see Punta del Este without problems - a nice skyline! 
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  • One of the best spots in Piriapolis to take pictures. In the Alchemist route designed by Francisco Piria, you can walk up or take the funicular up. Get there at midday to enjoy lunch at the top.
  • Great view, there is a chair lift for two persons that can bring you up there without the need of a car.
  • Classic spot to check in Piriapolis. Cheap ice creams at shops.
  • Just get to the top and enjoy the view
  • Good place to know