17 days in Uruguay Itinerary

17 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Punta del Este
— 3 nights
2
Rocha
— 2 nights
3
Punta del Diablo
— 2 nights
4
Treinta Y Tres
— 1 night
5
Minas
— 1 night
6
Colonia del Sacramento
— 2 nights
7
Montevideo
— 3 nights

3
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.
Get outdoors at Playa Mansa and Playa Montoya. Get some cultural insight at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo and Catedral de San Fernando de Maldonado. Explore Punta del Este's surroundings by going to Punta Ballena (Playa Solanas & Playa Punta Ballena), Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar) and Playa de Jose Ignacio (in Jose Ignacio). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Colorada, head outdoors with MAREAS Escuela de Buceo, don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, and look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Lussich.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Punta del Este trip itinerary planner.

Valletta, Malta to Punta del Este is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Valletta to Punta del Este, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Punta del Este when traveling from Valletta in April, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rocha.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Maldonado, Pan De Azucar, Playa de Jose Ignacio, Playa Punta Colorada
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Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Playa Brava ©
Playa Brava

2
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Rocha

Rocha ©
Relax on the remote, undeveloped beaches in Rocha, an eastern province of Uruguay noted for its sleepy beachfront towns and pristine nature.
On the 8th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Santa Teresa National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): kick back and relax at La Pedrera, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beaches at Cabo Polonio, and then explore the activities along Playa del Barco.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rocha online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Punta del Este to Rocha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Punta del Diablo.

Things to do in Rocha

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

La Pedrera, Beaches at Cabo Polonio
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Santa Teresa National Park ©
Santa Teresa National Park
La Pedrera ©
La Pedrera
Beaches at Cabo Polonio ©
Beaches at Cabo Polonio

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa Grande, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Rivero, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Verde e Islas de la Coronilla. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Playa de la Viuda, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Los Pescadores, and then snap pictures at Puente Colgante.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Punta del Diablo planner.

Traveling by car from Rocha to Punta del Diablo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rocha to Punta del Diablo is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Treinta Y Tres.

Things to do in Punta del Diablo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

La Coronilla
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Playa de la Viuda ©
Playa de la Viuda
Playa de Los Pescadores ©
Playa de Los Pescadores
Playa del Rivero ©
Playa del Rivero

1
night
Treinta Y Tres

Treinta Y Tres ©
Treinta y Tres is the capital city of the Treinta y Tres Department in eastern Uruguay.LocationThe city is located on Route 8, on the north banks of Olimar Grande River. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Plaza 19 de Abril, steep yourself in history at Arco Bicentenario De Artigas, thenstroll through Quebrada de los Cuervos, and finally pause for some photo ops at Obelisco Fundadores de Treinta y Tres.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Treinta Y Tres holiday maker.

Getting from Punta del Diablo to Treinta Y Tres by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Punta del Diablo to Treinta Y Tres is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Minas.

Things to do in Treinta Y Tres

Outdoors Wildlife Trails
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Quebrada de los Cuervos ©
Quebrada de los Cuervos
Plaza 19 de Abril ©
Plaza 19 de Abril
Obelisco Fundadores de Treinta y Tres ©
Obelisco Fundadores de Treinta y Tres

1
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Minas

Minas ©
The capital of Lavalleja Department, Minas has a population of over 38,000.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Cerro Arequita, stroll around Parque Salto del Penitente, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Monastery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Minas day trip site.

Traveling by car from Treinta Y Tres to Minas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Minas sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Minas

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Parque Salto del Penitente ©
Parque Salto del Penitente
Cerro Arequita ©
Cerro Arequita

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Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
On the 14th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Convento de San Francisco, enjoy the sea views from Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, thentake a stroll through Barrio Historico, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Matriz, and finally explore the activities along Rio de la Plata. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa Real de San Carlos, thenstroll through Playa Fomento, and then don't miss a visit to La Calle de los Suspiros.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Colonia del Sacramento day trip website.

You can drive from Minas to Colonia del Sacramento in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Colonia del Sacramento are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Montevideo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse ©
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse
La Calle de los Suspiros ©
La Calle de los Suspiros

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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 some cultural insight at Pocitos and Ciudad Vieja. When in Montevideo, make a side trip to see Pizzorno Family Estates in Canelones, approximately Canelones away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, kick back and relax at Playa Pocitos, take in the pleasant sights at Rambla de Montevideo, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes.

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Traveling by car from Colonia del Sacramento to Montevideo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Montevideo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Shopping Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trip

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

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