17 days in Uruguay Itinerary

17 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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17 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Cerro Catedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Fernando de Maldonado, and then examine the collection at Museo del Mar.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Maldonado trip planner.

Montevideo to Maldonado is an approximately 2-hour bus ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Montevideo in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Maldonado, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Maldonado

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Museo del Mar
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Cerro Catedral ©
Cerro Catedral
Museo del Mar ©
Museo del Mar
Catedral de San Fernando de Maldonado ©

16
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 in touch with nature at Munay Pampa and Sierras de Mahoma. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento and Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento. Get out of town with these interesting Colonia del Sacramento side-trips: Molino Quemado (in Nueva Helvecia), San Jose de Mayo (Espacio Cultural & Teatro Maccio) and Carmelo (Playa Sere, Calera de las huerfanas, & more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Historico, delve into the distant past at Convento de San Francisco, take a leisurely stroll along Paseo de San Gabriel, and make a trip to Muelle del Puerto de Yates.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Colonia del Sacramento online journey 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. June in Colonia del Sacramento sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Carmelo, San Jose de Mayo, Antik Objetos con Alma, Munay Pampa, Molino Quemado
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Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento
Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Convento de San Francisco ©
Convento de San Francisco

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