4 days in Paysandu Department Itinerary

4 days in Paysandu Department Itinerary

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Paysandu
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Guichon
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Paysandu

— 2 nights
Situated on the banks of the Uruguay River, the city of Paysandu nestles up close to the border with Argentina, and, with a population of over 76,000, represents the country's fourth-largest city.
Change things up with a short trip to Meseta de Artigas in Chapicuy (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: make a trip to Cementerio de Paysandu, appreciate the history behind Mausoleo del General Leandro Gomez, admire the landmark architecture of Casa de Cultura, and head outdoors with Plaza Constitucion.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paysandu holiday builder website.

Montevideo to Paysandu is an approximately 5-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Paysandu are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Guichon.

Things to do in Paysandu

Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Guichon

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get outside with Termas de Almiron.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Guichon trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Paysandu to Guichon in 1.5 hours. October in Guichon sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Guichon

Outdoors
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Paysandu Department travel guide

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Landmarks · Churches · Fun & Games
Paysandú Department is a department of the northwestern region of Uruguay. It has an area of 13922km2 and a population of 113,124. Its capital is the city of Paysandú. It borders Salto Department to its north, Tacuarembó Department to its east, Río Negro Department to its south and has the Río Uruguay flowing at its west, separating it from Argentina.The origin of its name is debated but is likely to be of charrua origin.HistoryThe first division of the Republic in six departments happened on 27 January 1816. Two more departments were formed later in that year. At that time, Paysandú Department included all the territory north of the Río Negro, which included the actual departments of Artigas, Rivera, Tacuarembó, Salto, Paysandú and Río Negro. On 17 June 1837 a new division of Uruguay was made and this territory was divided in three parts. In the new division, Paysandú Department included also the actual department of Río Negro, until it was split from it in 1868.Population and demographicsAs of the census of 2011, Paysandú Department had a population of 113,124 and 42,849 households.Demographic data for Florida Department in 2010: Population growth rate: 0.250% Birth Rate: 16.84 births/1,000 people Death Rate: 8.34 deaths/1,000 people Average age: 30.8 Life Expectancy at Birth: Total population: 77.03 years Male: 73.78 years Female: 80.67 years Urban per capita income: 9,457 pesos/month2010 Data Source:

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