6 days in Uruguay Itinerary

6 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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6 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Montevideo
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
2
Maldonado
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Santiago

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get great views at Mirador Panoramico de Montevideo and then get a sense of history and politics at Palacio Municipal de Montevideo. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castillo Pittamiglio, make a trip to Iglesia de las Carmelitas, admire the majestic nature at El Rosedal, then do a tasting at Pizzorno Family Estates, and finally admire the landmark architecture of La Quinta de Vaz Ferreira.

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Santiago, Chile to Montevideo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Montevideo. March in Montevideo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Maldonado.

Things to do in Montevideo

Wineries Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Pizzorno Family Estates ©
Pizzorno Family Estates
Walking tours
Mirador Panoramico de Montevideo ©
Mirador Panoramico de Montevideo

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa Montoya and Playa Punta Ballena. Explore Maldonado's surroundings by going to Playa San Francisco (in Piriapolis) and Playa Mansa (in Jose Ignacio). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Playa el Emir, stroll through Playa Pinares, get great views at Plaza Torre del Vigia, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Parque Arqueologico Mina La Oriental.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Maldonado holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Montevideo to Maldonado in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Montevideo in March, Maldonado is a bit warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maldonado

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Punta del Este, Playa San Francisco, Playa Mansa
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Playa Portezuelo ©
Playa Portezuelo
Playa Montoya ©
Playa Montoya
Playa el Emir ©
Playa el Emir

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