20 days in Uruguay Itinerary

20 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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20 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Punta del Este
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Rocha
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Minas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Colonia del Sacramento
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Montevideo
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Berlin

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Punta del Este: Playa Solanas (in Punta Ballena), Piriapolis (Playa Punta Colorada & Cerro San Antonio) and Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Ballena, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Punta Ballena, and head off the coast to Isla de Lobos.

To find maps, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Punta del Este road trip planner .

Berlin, Germany to Punta del Este is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Berlin to Punta del Este, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rocha.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Maldonado, Piriapolis, Pan De Azucar
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Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este
Puerto de Punta del Este ©
Puerto de Punta del Este

3
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.
Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Santa Teresa National Park. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fortress of Santa Teresa, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Barco, explore the activities along Laguna de Rocha, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Beaches at Cabo Polonio.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Rocha route tool .

You can drive from Punta del Este to Rocha in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. November in Rocha sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Minas.

Things to do in Rocha

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Beaches at Cabo Polonio
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Santa Teresa National Park ©
Santa Teresa National Park
Fortress of Santa Teresa ©
Fortress of Santa Teresa
Laguna de Rocha ©
Laguna de Rocha

3
nights
Minas

Minas ©
The capital of Lavalleja Department, Minas has a population of over 38,000.
Minas is known for wildlife, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Salto del Penitente, see the interesting displays at Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas, walk around Parque y Represa OSE, and look for gifts at Alfajores Artesanales Villa Serrana.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Minas trip maker tool .

You can drive from Rocha to Minas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Minas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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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

4
nights
Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Get out of town with these interesting Colonia del Sacramento side-trips: Carmelo (Museo de Madera - Escultor Jose Castro & Bodega Boutique El Legado). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Barrio Historico, go for a walk through Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento, take in the views from Puerta de la Ciudadela, and steep yourself in history at Plaza de toros Real de San Carlos.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Colonia del Sacramento sightseeing planning app .

You can drive from Minas to Colonia del Sacramento in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Colonia del Sacramento are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Carmelo, Playa Santa Ana
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Bodega Boutique El Legado ©
Bodega Boutique El Legado
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse ©
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse

5
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.
Take a break from Montevideo with a short trip to Pizzorno Family Estates in Canelones, about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, wander the streets of Ciudad Vieja, admire the masterpieces at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, and get a sense of history and politics at Palacio Legislativo.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Montevideo trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Colonia del Sacramento to Montevideo in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Montevideo are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja

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