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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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  • We visited this vantage point within the trip to Piriapolis from Punta del Este (where we were hosted) with the company Novo. Very nice views of the city. The place has a few locals to buy regional souvenirs and kiosk. There is a chairlift which will reach this viewpoint.
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  • All Piriápolis is beautiful, see it from above also. It combines beaches with hills and quiet. Super recommended
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  • in a visit to puriapolis is u. ride forced by energy and the view is observed an excellent overview of the great idea of don Francisco Piria
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No one can say for sure what Francisco Pira would have made of the modern development in Piriapolis--but he wanted a beach resort, and he's sure got one. Hotels old and new cling to the beach, offering a variety of facilities including private swimming pools, outdoor dining areas, casinos, and spas. For something a bit quieter, explore the resort-style accommodations in the less built-up areas of the beach. Alternatively, head a bit back from the coast for simpler, modest options.
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