13 days in Uruguay Itinerary

13 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Montevideo
— 4 nights
2
Punta del Diablo
— 3 nights
3
La Pedrera
— 1 night
4
Punta del Este
— 4 nights

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Iglesia de las Carmelitas and Libreria Puro Verso. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, appreciate the history behind La Carreta, go for a walk through Rambla de Montevideo, and wander the streets of Pocitos.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Montevideo journey planning website.

Santiago, Chile to Montevideo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time to Uruguay Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Punta del Diablo.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Walking tours
Iglesia de las Carmelitas ©
Iglesia de las Carmelitas

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Playa de Punta del Diablo and Santa Teresa National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio in Cabo Polonio (about 1h 5 min away). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Playa de la Viuda, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Rivero, contemplate the long history of Fortress of Santa Teresa, and hunt for treasures at Paseo de los Artesanos.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Punta del Diablo sightseeing planner.

Drive from Montevideo to Punta del Diablo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Montevideo to Punta del Diablo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to La Pedrera.

Things to do in Punta del Diablo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Rocha, Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio
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Playa de la Viuda ©
Playa de la Viuda
Playa de Los Pescadores ©
Playa de Los Pescadores
Santa Teresa National Park ©
Santa Teresa National Park

1
night
La Pedrera

La Pedrera ©
La Pedrera is a village and resort on the Atlantic Coast in the Rocha Department of Uruguay. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Faro Cabo Santa Maria, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Pedrera, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beaches at Cabo Polonio.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our La Pedrera trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Punta del Diablo to La Pedrera takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Punta del Este.

Things to do in La Pedrera

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playa de Jose Ignacio and Pan De Azucar. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Punta del Este: Piriapolis (Cerro San Antonio & Playa Punta Colorada). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Ralli Museum Punta del Este, step off the mainland to explore Isla Gorriti, admire the landmark architecture of Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, and look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Lussich.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Punta del Este travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from La Pedrera to Punta del Este takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Uruguay Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In February, daytime highs in Punta del Este are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Maldonado, Piriapolis, Pan De Azucar, Playa de Jose Ignacio
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Playa de Jose Ignacio ©
Playa de Jose Ignacio
Pan De Azucar ©
Pan De Azucar
Playa Punta Colorada ©
Playa Punta Colorada

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