14 days in Uruguay Itinerary

14 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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14 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Santiago
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  8 h 45 min
1
Colonia del Sacramento
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Montevideo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Rocha
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Punta del Este
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Santiago

3
nights
Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento and Bodega Boutique El Legado. Change things up with these side-trips from Colonia del Sacramento: Carmelo (Playa Sere, Bodega Familia Irurtia, & more). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Barrio Historico, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Ferrando, make a trip to La Calle de los Suspiros, and take a leisurely stroll along Paseo de San Gabriel.

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Santiago, Chile to Colonia del Sacramento is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Colonia del Sacramento due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Carmelo
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento ©
Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento
Bodega Boutique El Legado ©
Bodega Boutique El Legado

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pizzorno Family Estates and Walking tours. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, get lost in a book at Libreria Puro Verso, walk around El Prado, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de las Carmelitas.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Montevideo sightseeing tool .

Traveling by car from Colonia del Sacramento to Montevideo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Montevideo, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rocha.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Pizzorno Family Estates ©
Pizzorno Family Estates
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Walking tours

3
nights
Rocha

Rocha ©
Relax on the remote, undeveloped beaches in Rocha, an eastern province of Uruguay noted for its sleepy beachfront towns and pristine nature.
Explore hidden gems such as Fortress of Santa Teresa and Santa Teresa National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Rocha side-trips: Cabo Polonio (Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio & Cerro Buena Vista), Medanos de la Barra de Valizas (in Valizas) and La Pedrera (in La Pedrera). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Beaches at Cabo Polonio, stroll through Playa Grande, and explore the activities along Playa del Barco.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rocha travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Montevideo to Rocha in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Montevideo in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rocha, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Rocha

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cabo Polonio, Medanos de la Barra de Valizas, La Pedrera
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Playa La Moza ©
Playa La Moza
Santa Teresa National Park ©
Santa Teresa National Park
Fortress of Santa Teresa ©
Fortress of Santa Teresa

4
nights
Punta del Este

Punta del Este ©
With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Explore hidden gems such as Mirador Punta Ballena and Fundacion Pablo Atchugarry. Explore Punta del Este's surroundings by going to Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas (in Minas), Piriapolis (Playa San Francisco, Cerro San Antonio, & more) and Maldonado (Cabalgatas en Villa Serrana & Parque Arqueologico Mina La Oriental). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Puente Leonel Viera, kick back and relax at Playa Chihuahua, explore the world behind art at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Mar.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Punta del Este trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Rocha to Punta del Este by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Punta del Este are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Maldonado, Piriapolis, Jose Ignacio, Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas
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Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Cerro San Antonio ©
Cerro San Antonio
Mirador Punta Ballena ©
Mirador Punta Ballena

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