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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  • August 15, 2017
    The road to get there is all very good asphalt, the day was rainy and windy, but gave to see the great part of town, local restaurant, parking, bathroom and you don't pay anything to get there, souvenir shops.
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  • August 13, 2017
    very good view. It is worth to go there sometime. all the q passes through piria visits him. this thrilling ascent and decline.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Climb the Hill and watch the town of piriapolis and its beaches is required for those who stop in this city. It is really worthwhile.
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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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