8 days in Uruguay Itinerary

8 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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1
Montevideo
— 1 night
2
Colonia del Sacramento
— 1 night
3
Maldonado
— 2 nights

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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 25th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Palacio Taranco, then see the interesting displays at 1972 Museum, and then make a trip to Plaza Matriz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Bouza Bodega Boutique, explore the world behind art at Museo Torres Garcia, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castillo Pittamiglio.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Montevideo trip itinerary builder tool.

Seoul, South Korea to Montevideo is an approximately 32-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Seoul to Montevideo. Traveling from Seoul in August, expect Montevideo to be colder, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums · Wineries · Tours
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1972 Museum ©
1972 Museum
Museo Torres Garcia ©
Museo Torres Garcia
Palacio Taranco ©
Palacio Taranco

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento, visit Plaza Mayor, then take in the pleasant sights at Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento, then contemplate the long history of Bastion de San Miguel, and finally take in the waterfront at Muelle del Puerto de Yates.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Colonia del Sacramento trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Maldonado.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento
Bastion de San Miguel ©
Bastion de San Miguel
Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento ©
Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento

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Maldonado

Maldonado ©
One of the larger cities in the country, Maldonado draws visitors primarily interested in the city's coastline and the wider region's beaches.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Lussich, take in the awesome beauty at Pan De Azucar, then don't miss a visit to Cerro San Antonio, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mirador Punta Ballena. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Jose Ignacio, then examine the collection at Museo Del Mar, then snap pictures at Puente Leonel Viera, and finally stroll through Playa el Emir.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Maldonado vacation planner.

Drive from Colonia del Sacramento to Maldonado in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. In August in Maldonado, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maldonado

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Punta del Este, Playa de Jose Ignacio, Cerro San Antonio, Pan De Azucar
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Pan De Azucar ©
Pan De Azucar
Museo Del Mar ©
Museo Del Mar
Arboretum Lussich ©
Arboretum Lussich

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