51 days in Uruguay Itinerary

51 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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Punta del Este
— 8 nights
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Punta del Diablo
— 5 nights
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Cabo Polonio
— 5 nights
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Minas
— 4 nights
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Colonia del Sacramento
— 10 nights
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Carmelo
— 5 nights
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Montevideo
— 11 nights

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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.
Explore Punta del Este's surroundings by going to Punta Ballena (Playa Punta Ballena & Playa Solanas), Piriapolis (Castillo de Piria, Rambla de Piriapolis, &more) and Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, step off the mainland to explore Isla de Lobos, snap pictures at Puente Leonel Viera, and see the interesting displays at Museo Del Mar.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Punta del Este driving holiday site.

Montreal, Canada to Punta del Este is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Uruguay Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Montreal in February, with highs in Punta del Este at 29°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Punta del Diablo.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este
Mirador Punta Ballena ©
Mirador Punta Ballena

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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.
Punta del Diablo is known for beaches, shopping, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Santa Teresa National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Grande, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Viuda, and contemplate the long history of Fortress of Santa Teresa.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Punta del Diablo online travel route planner.

You can drive from Punta del Este to Punta del Diablo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Punta del Este to Punta del Diablo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cabo Polonio.

Things to do in Punta del Diablo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 19 — 24:
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Santa Teresa National Park ©
Santa Teresa National Park
Fortress of Santa Teresa ©
Fortress of Santa Teresa
Playa de la Viuda ©
Playa de la Viuda

5
nights
Cabo Polonio

Cabo Polonio ©
The isolated hamlet of Cabo Polonio, part of Uruguay's remote Rocha province, offers a different take on a South American beach holiday.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cabo Polonio: Rocha (Laguna de Rocha, Parque Nacional y Reserva de Fauna y Flora El Potrerillo de Santa Teresa, &more), La Pedrera (in La Pedrera) and La Paloma (Playa Los Botes, Faro Cabo Santa Maria, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Beaches at Cabo Polonio, visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio, stroll through Playa de la Calavera, and explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Cabo Polonio.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cabo Polonio day trip app.

Traveling by car from Punta del Diablo to Cabo Polonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Minas.

Things to do in Cabo Polonio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Laguna de Rocha ©
Laguna de Rocha
Beaches at Cabo Polonio ©
Beaches at Cabo Polonio
Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio ©
Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio

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Minas

Minas ©
The capital of Lavalleja Department, Minas has a population of over 38,000.
Go for a jaunt from Minas to Aigua to see Grutas de Salamanca about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll around Parque Salto del Penitente, don't miss a visit to Plaza Libertad, get outside with Cerro del Verdun, and examine the collection at Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Minas trip itinerary app.

Drive from Cabo Polonio to Minas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cabo Polonio to Minas. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Minas

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Parque Salto del Penitente ©
Parque Salto del Penitente
Grutas de Salamanca ©
Grutas de Salamanca
Cerro Arequita ©
Cerro Arequita

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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.
When in Colonia del Sacramento, make a side trip to see Sierras de Mahoma in San Jose de Mayo, approximately San Jose de Mayo away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Barrio Historico, explore the activities along Rio de la Plata, steep yourself in history at Plaza de toros Real de San Carlos, and go for a walk through Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Colonia del Sacramento day trip app.

You can drive from Minas to Colonia del Sacramento in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Carmelo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse ©
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse
La Calle de los Suspiros ©
La Calle de los Suspiros

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Carmelo

Carmelo ©
Founded in 1816 by Uruguayan national hero Jose Gervasio Artigas, Carmelo houses a population of under 20,000, though plenty more come here to enjoy holidays on the banks of the Arroyo de las Vacas River.
Change things up with these side-trips from Carmelo: Mercedes (Represa de Palmar & Catedral de Mercedes), Playa de la Agraciada (in Nueva Palmira) and Balneario Las Canas (in Fray Bentos). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Bodega Boutique El Legado, make a trip to Muelle Antiguo y playa, tee off at Carmelo Golf, and view the masterpieces at Museo de Madera - Escultor Jose Castro.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Carmelo itinerary maker.

Drive from Colonia del Sacramento to Carmelo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Carmelo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Montevideo.

Things to do in Carmelo

Outdoors · Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Bodega Boutique El Legado ©
Bodega Boutique El Legado
Balneario Las Canas ©
Balneario Las Canas
Playa de la Agraciada ©
Playa de la Agraciada

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montevideo: Canelones (Vinicola Familia Deicas, Cuchilla alta, &more) and Las Piedras Shopping (in Las Piedras). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, admire the striking features of Palacio Salvo, ponder the world of politics at Palacio Legislativo, and take a stroll through Pocitos.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Montevideo trip simple and quick.

Getting from Carmelo to Montevideo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

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