11 days in Uruguay Itinerary

11 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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Montevideo
— 3 nights
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Colonia del Sacramento
— 2 nights
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Minas
— 1 night
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Punta del Este
— 3 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pocitos and Catedral de Montevideo. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, ponder the world of politics at Palacio Legislativo, hunt for treasures at Mercado del Puerto, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Salvo.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Montevideo online route planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Montevideo is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to Montevideo is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Tallinn in December, expect Montevideo to be warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

2
nights
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 28th (Mon), snap pictures at Puerta de la Ciudadela, explore the ancient world of Bastion de San Miguel, make a trip to La Calle de los Suspiros, visit a coastal fixture at Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, then wander the streets of Barrio Historico, and finally explore the activities along Rio de la Plata. On your second day here, stroll through Playa Fomento, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Santa Ana, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Matriz.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Colonia del Sacramento travel route builder website.

You can drive from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Minas.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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

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 30th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Cerro Arequita, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral De Minas, then stroll around Parque Salto del Penitente, and finally examine the collection at Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Minas tour itinerary planning app.

Drive from Colonia del Sacramento to Minas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Minas

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Nature
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Parque Salto del Penitente ©
Parque Salto del Penitente
Cerro Arequita ©
Cerro Arequita
Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas ©
Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas

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nights
Punta del Este

Punta del Este ©

Monaco of South America

With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa Mansa and Playa Brava. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo and The Wine Experience. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Punta del Este: Punta Ballena (Playa Punta Ballena & Playa Solanas) and Piriapolis (Playa Punta Colorada & Barcos del Este). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Montoya.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Punta del Este trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Minas to Punta del Este takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Minas, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Punta del Este, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Playa Brava ©
Playa Brava

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