Fray Bentos

Fray Bentos is in the Río Negro department of Uruguay, at the border to Argentina.


The factory area

The town of Fray Bentos has historically been a very important center of meat and meat extract production, as reflected in the world heritage listed plants located here.

Get in

You can get in by bus from Montevideo. There are about 12 daily buses, the ride taking 4-7 hours depending on the route. As this is the southernmost road bridge between Uruguay and Argentina, you'll pass near the city if you travel between these two countries overland.


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