10 days in Uruguay Itinerary

10 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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10 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Montevideo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Colonia del Sacramento
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Punta del Diablo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Maldonado
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Sao Paulo

3
nights
Montevideo

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Get in touch with nature at Playa Pocitos and El Rosedal. Step out of Montevideo to go to Canelones and see Pizzorno Family Estates, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, hunt for treasures at Mercado del Puerto, take in the waterfront at Rambla de Montevideo, and wander the streets of Ciudad Vieja.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Montevideo trip app .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Montevideo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in December, Montevideo is a bit cooler at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Montevideo

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

2
nights
Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): don't miss a visit to La Calle de los Suspiros, wander the streets of Plaza Mayor, then take a stroll through Barrio Historico, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa Fomento and then kick back and relax at Playa Santa Ana.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Colonia del Sacramento road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Colonia del Sacramento can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Punta del Diablo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa Santa Ana
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Playa Santa Ana ©
Playa Santa Ana
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
night
Punta del Diablo

Punta del Diablo ©
Formerly a sleepy little fishing town, Punta del Diablo has become a popular seaside getaway with a wealth of attractions natural and manmade.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Playa de la Viuda and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Santa Teresa National Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Punta del Diablo travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Colonia del Sacramento to Punta del Diablo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Colonia del Sacramento to Punta del Diablo is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Maldonado.

Things to do in Punta del Diablo

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Teresa National Park
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Santa Teresa National Park ©
Santa Teresa National Park
Playa de la Viuda ©
Playa de la Viuda

3
nights
Maldonado

Maldonado ©
One of the larger cities in the country, Maldonado draws visitors primarily interested in the city's coastline and the wider region's beaches.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa Mansa and Playa Montoya. We've included these beaches for you: Playa Punta Ballena and Playa de Jose Ignacio. Get out of town with these interesting Maldonado side-trips: Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar) and Playa Punta Colorada (in Piriapolis). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Brava, don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, and snap pictures at Puente Leonel Viera.

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Traveling by car from Punta del Diablo to Maldonado takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Time to Uruguay Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, daytime highs in Maldonado are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maldonado

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Punta del Este, Playa de Jose Ignacio, Pan De Azucar, Playa Punta Colorada
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Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
Playa Brava ©
Playa Brava
Playa Punta Colorada ©
Playa Punta Colorada

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