19 days in Uruguay Itinerary

19 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Carmelo
— 3 nights
2
Tacuarembo
— 2 nights
3
Treinta Y Tres
— 3 nights
4
Punta del Diablo
— 2 nights
5
La Pedrera
— 2 nights
6
Jose Ignacio
— 2 nights
7
Montevideo
— 1 night
8
Colonia del Sacramento
— 3 nights

3
nights
Carmelo

Carmelo ©
Founded in 1816 by Uruguayan national hero Jose Gervasio Artigas, Carmelo houses a population of under 20,000, though plenty more come here to enjoy holidays on the banks of the Arroyo de las Vacas River.
Explore Carmelo's surroundings by going to Conchillas (Puerto de Conchillas & Casa Evans). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Bodega Boutique El Legado, don't miss a visit to Balneario Zagarzazu, delve into the distant past at Calera de las huerfanas, and admire the striking features of Capilla y Museo del Carmen.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Carmelo online vacation planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Carmelo is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. In March, daytime highs in Carmelo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for Tacuarembo.

Things to do in Carmelo

Wineries Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Conchillas
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Bodega Boutique El Legado ©
Bodega Boutique El Legado
Bodega Zubizarreta ©
Bodega Zubizarreta
Calera de las huerfanas ©
Calera de las huerfanas

2
nights
Tacuarembo

Tacuarembo ©
Established by presidential decree in 1831, Tacuarembo grew over time into the capital of its eponymous department, largely because of its agricultural industry fed by the Tacuarembo river that flows through the northern part of town.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Pozo Hondo and then see the interesting displays at Museu FordT City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valle del Lunarejo.

Plan my day in Tacuarembo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Carmelo to Tacuarembo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Carmelo to Tacuarembo is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Carmelo in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tacuarembo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Treinta Y Tres.

Things to do in Tacuarembo

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Valle del Lunarejo
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Valle del Lunarejo ©
Valle del Lunarejo

3
nights
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. Quebrada de los Cuervos has been added to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Obelisco Fundadores de Treinta y Tres, look for all kinds of wild species at Quebrada de los Cuervos, thencontemplate the long history of Arco Bicentenario De Artigas, and finally pause for some photo ops at Plaza 19 de Abril.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Treinta Y Tres attractions tool.

You can drive from Tacuarembo to Treinta Y Tres in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tacuarembo to Treinta Y Tres. Traveling from Tacuarembo in March, expect nights in Treinta Y Tres to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Punta del Diablo.

Things to do in Treinta Y Tres

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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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

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.
On the 11th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Viuda, thenkick back and relax at Playa de Los Pescadores, and then appreciate the history behind Faro Sandra Monumento A Artigas. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Fuerte de San Miguel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Grande, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Rivero.

To find out how to plan a trip to Punta del Diablo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Treinta Y Tres to Punta del Diablo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Uruguay Standard Time (UYT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to La Pedrera.

Things to do in Punta del Diablo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Fuerte de San Miguel
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Playa de la Viuda ©
Playa de la Viuda
Playa de Los Pescadores ©
Playa de Los Pescadores
Fuerte de San Miguel ©
Fuerte de San Miguel

2
nights
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 13th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Faro Cabo Santa Maria, thenkick back and relax at Playa Los Botes, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio, and finally explore the striking landscape at Medanos de la Barra de Valizas. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Pedrera and then kick back and relax at Playa de la Calavera.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, use the La Pedrera online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Punta del Diablo to La Pedrera in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jose Ignacio.

Things to do in La Pedrera

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cabo Polonio, La Paloma, Medanos de la Barra de Valizas
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Beaches at Cabo Polonio ©
Beaches at Cabo Polonio
Medanos de la Barra de Valizas ©
Medanos de la Barra de Valizas
Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio ©
Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio

2
nights
Jose Ignacio

Jose Ignacio ©
An upmarket spa town with plentiful natural sites and ecotourism, Jose Ignacio attracts an exclusive crowd with its feeling of pristine seclusion and small town charm.
To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Jose Ignacio attractions planning app.

You can drive from La Pedrera to Jose Ignacio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from La Pedrera to Jose Ignacio, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Jose Ignacio are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Jose Ignacio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Playa Bikini
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Playa de Jose Ignacio ©
Playa de Jose Ignacio
Laguna Jose Ignacio ©
Laguna Jose Ignacio

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Free Walking Tour. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the local highlights with Free Walking Tour, thenvisit Ciudad Vieja, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Montevideo route maker app.

You can drive from Jose Ignacio to Montevideo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Jose Ignacio in March, plan for little chillier nights in Montevideo, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Montevideo

Tours Neighborhoods
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Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja
Free Walking Tour ©
Free Walking Tour

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.
Colonia del Sacramento is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Historico, don't miss a visit to La Calle de los Suspiros, take an in-depth tour of Museo Portugues, and contemplate the long history of Plaza de toros Real de San Carlos.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Colonia del Sacramento trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Colonia del Sacramento sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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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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