11 days in Uruguay Itinerary

11 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Playa Mansa and Playa Punta Ballena. We've included these beaches for you: Playa Solanas and Playa Pinares. Change things up with these side-trips from Maldonado: Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar) and Parque Salto del Penitente (in Minas). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, don't miss a visit to Puerto de Punta del Este, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Maldonado visit website.

Boston, USA to Maldonado is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Boston to Maldonado, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in February, expect Maldonado to be much warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Maldonado

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Punta del Este, Pan De Azucar, Parque Salto del Penitente
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Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
Playa Punta Ballena ©
Playa Punta Ballena

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Santa Ana, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Matriz, and then take a stroll through Barrio Historico. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Playa Fomento, thenenjoy the sea views from Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Naval.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Colonia del Sacramento online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Maldonado to Colonia del Sacramento takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. In February, daytime highs in Colonia del Sacramento are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Playa Santa Ana
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse ©
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse
Playa Santa Ana ©
Playa Santa Ana

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pocitos and Catedral de Montevideo. Kids will appreciate attractions like Mercado del Puerto and Plaza Independencia. Step out of Montevideo to go to Canelones and see Pizzorno Family Estates, which is approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ciudad Vieja, look for gifts at Punta Carretas Shopping, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Salvo, and take in the pleasant sights at Rambla de Montevideo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Montevideo trip planner.

Getting from Colonia del Sacramento to Montevideo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Shopping Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

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