11 days in Uruguay Itinerary

11 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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11 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
Maldonado
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  4​h 15​min
2
Colonia del Sacramento
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Montevideo
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Boston

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo and Museo Taller de Casapueblo. Bring the kids along to Playa Mansa and Playa Punta Ballena. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maldonado: Parque Salto del Penitente (in Minas) and Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Solanas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pinares.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Maldonado trip itinerary builder site .

Boston, USA to Maldonado is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Maldonado is 2 hours. Traveling from Boston in February, things will get much warmer in Maldonado: highs are around 77°F and lows about 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Maldonado

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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 24th (Mon), stroll through Playa Santa Ana, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Matriz, and then take a stroll through Barrio Historico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Fomento, visit a coastal fixture at Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Naval.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Colonia del Sacramento driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Maldonado to Colonia del Sacramento takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Colonia del Sacramento can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Montevideo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Outdoors Beaches 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 Pizzorno Family Estates. Do your shopping at Mercado del Puerto and Punta Carretas Shopping. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ciudad Vieja, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Salvo, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Montevideo, and take in the waterfront at Rambla de Montevideo.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Montevideo vacation planner.

You can drive from Colonia del Sacramento to Montevideo in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can 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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