15 days in Uruguay Itinerary

15 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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15 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Plattsburgh
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Montevideo
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Colonia del Sacramento
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Maldonado
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Plattsburgh

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.
Go for a jaunt from Montevideo to Canelones to see Pizzorno Family Estates about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, hunt for treasures at Mercado del Puerto, and take a stroll through Pocitos.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Montevideo holiday planner .

Plattsburgh, USA to Montevideo is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Plattsburgh to Montevideo is 2 hours. Traveling from Plattsburgh in November, expect Montevideo to be much hotter, temps between 74°F and 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Take a break from Colonia del Sacramento with a short trip to Bodega Boutique El Legado in Carmelo, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Barrio Historico, take in the pleasant sights at Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento, snap pictures at Puerta de la Ciudadela, and make a trip to La Calle de los Suspiros.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Colonia del Sacramento day trip website .

You can drive from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Colonia del Sacramento, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Maldonado.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Santa Ana, Bodega Boutique El Legado
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse ©
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse
La Calle de los Suspiros ©
La Calle de los Suspiros

4
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.
Step out of Maldonado with an excursion to Cerro San Antonio in Piriapolis--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to The Fingers of Punta del Este, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Ballena, admire the striking features of Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, and kick back and relax at Playa Mansa.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Maldonado route tool .

Getting from Colonia del Sacramento to Maldonado by combination of ferry and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Colonia del Sacramento in November, you will find days in Maldonado are little chillier (70°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maldonado

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Punta del Este, Cerro San Antonio
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Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este
Puerto de Punta del Este ©
Puerto de Punta del Este

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