7 days in Uruguay Itinerary

7 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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7 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Brasilia
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Punta Ballena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Rocha
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Montevideo
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Brasilia

2
nights
Punta Ballena

Punta Ballena ©
Punta Ballena, a resort town on a small peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, offers 12 km (7.5 mi) of beaches and an array of resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa Pinares. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Mirador Punta Ballena, make a trip to Cerro San Antonio, then take in the views from Puente Leonel Viera, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Mar.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Punta Ballena travel route planning website .

Brasilia, Brazil to Punta Ballena is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. December in Punta Ballena sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rocha.

Things to do in Punta Ballena

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Punta del Este, Puente Leonel Viera, Cerro San Antonio
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Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Mirador Punta Ballena ©
Mirador Punta Ballena
Puente Leonel Viera ©
Puente Leonel Viera

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Faro Cabo Santa Maria, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Los Botes, then kick back and relax at La Pedrera, and finally enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Grande and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beaches at Cabo Polonio.

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Traveling by car from Punta Ballena to Rocha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Punta Ballena in December, expect nights in Rocha to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Rocha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Paloma, Cabo Polonio, La Pedrera
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La Pedrera ©
La Pedrera
Beaches at Cabo Polonio ©
Beaches at Cabo Polonio
Faro Cabo Santa Maria ©
Faro Cabo Santa Maria

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 2nd (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Salvo, then make a trip to Plaza Independencia, then see the interesting displays at 1972 Museum, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): take in the waterfront at Rambla de Montevideo and then take a stroll through Pocitos.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Montevideo visit planner.

You can drive from Rocha to Montevideo in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Montevideo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Tours Neighborhoods Museums
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Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Walking tours
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

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