15 days in Uruguay Itinerary

15 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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15 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Montevideo
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Punta del Este
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Punta del Diablo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Rocha
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Edmonton

4
nights
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.
Iglesia de las Carmelitas and Cementerio del Buceo will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Escaramuza Libros and Avenida 18 de Julio. Step out of Montevideo to go to Canelones and see Pizzorno Family Estates, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Pittamiglio's Castle, buy something for everyone on your list at Montevideo Shopping, admire the masterpieces at Palacio Taranco, and examine the collection at Museo del Gaucho y de la Moneda.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Montevideo trip planner .

Edmonton, Canada to Montevideo is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. Traveling from Edmonton to Montevideo, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edmonton in November, expect Montevideo to be warmer, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Escaramuza Libros ©
Escaramuza Libros
Iglesia de las Carmelitas ©
Iglesia de las Carmelitas
Castillo Pittamiglio ©
Castillo Pittamiglio

4
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Punta del Este

Punta del Este ©
With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Step off the beaten path and head to Playa de Jose Ignacio and Playa Punta Colorada. Get some cultural insight at Faro Cabo Santa Maria and Museo del Mar. Venture out of the city with trips to Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar), Playa Solanas (in Punta Ballena) and Piriapolis (Playa Hermosa, Cerro San Antonio, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Ralli Museum Punta del Este, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Punta Ballena, take in the views from Puente Leonel Viera, and view the masterpieces at Guerra Galeria de Arte.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Punta del Este tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by bus from Montevideo to Punta del Este takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Punta del Diablo.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Piriapolis, Maldonado, Pan De Azucar, Playa de Jose Ignacio, Faro Cabo Santa Maria
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Faro Cabo Santa Maria ©
Faro Cabo Santa Maria
Playa de Jose Ignacio ©
Playa de Jose Ignacio
Playa Punta Colorada ©
Playa Punta Colorada

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Los Pescadores, then enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio, then appreciate the history behind Artigas Monument, and finally take in the views from Puente Colgante. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Rivero, hunt for treasures at Paseo de los Artesanos, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Viuda.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Punta del Diablo trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Punta del Este to Punta del Diablo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Punta del Este to Punta del Diablo is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Rocha.

Things to do in Punta del Diablo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Puente Colgante, Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio
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Playa de Los Pescadores ©
Playa de Los Pescadores
Playa de la Viuda ©
Playa de la Viuda
Playa del Rivero ©
Playa del Rivero

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 20th (Wed), kick back and relax at Beaches at Cabo Polonio, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Pedrera, and then take in the views from Puente Circular. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Punta del Diablo and then steep yourself in history at Fortress of Santa Teresa.

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Getting from Punta del Diablo to Rocha by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Punta del Diablo to Rocha due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rocha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

La Pedrera, Beaches at Cabo Polonio
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Beaches at Cabo Polonio ©
Beaches at Cabo Polonio
La Pedrera ©
La Pedrera
Fortress of Santa Teresa ©
Fortress of Santa Teresa

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