7 days in Uruguay Itinerary

7 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa Pinares. On your second day here, get great views at Mirador Punta Ballena, then don't miss a visit to Cerro San Antonio, then take in the views from Puente Leonel Viera, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Mar.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Punta Ballena trip itinerary planner.

Brasilia, Brazil to Punta Ballena is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In December, daytime highs in Punta Ballena are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rocha.

Things to do in Punta Ballena

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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.
On the 31st (Mon), enjoy the sea views from Faro Cabo Santa Maria, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Los Botes, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Pedrera, and finally enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Grande and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beaches at Cabo Polonio.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Rocha trip builder website.

Getting from Punta Ballena to Rocha by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Punta Ballena, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rocha, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Rocha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Paloma, Cabo Polonio, La Pedrera
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La Pedrera ©
La Pedrera
Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio ©
Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio
Beaches at Cabo Polonio ©
Beaches at Cabo Polonio

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the striking features 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 next day: go for a walk through Rambla de Montevideo and then wander the streets of Pocitos.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Montevideo trip tool.

Drive from Rocha to Montevideo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Montevideo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 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
Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo

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