8 days in Uruguay Itinerary

8 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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8 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Hartford
Drive + Fly:  21​h
1
Montevideo
— 3 nights
Bus:  2​h
2
Maldonado
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  26​h
End: Hartford

3
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.
Step out of Montevideo to go to Canelones and see Pizzorno Family Estates, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, wander the streets of Pocitos, admire the masterpieces at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, and get a sense of history and politics at Palacio Legislativo.

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Hartford, USA to Montevideo is an approximately 21-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Hartford to Montevideo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hartford in January, things will get much warmer in Montevideo: highs are around 82°F and lows about 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Maldonado.

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Pizzorno Family Estates
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Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Pocitos ©
Pocitos
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja

2
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.
On the 10th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Puerto de Punta del Este, make a trip to The Fingers of Punta del Este, take in the views from Puente Leonel Viera, then explore the world behind art at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Ballena. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mirador Punta Ballena, stroll through Playa Montoya, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Mansa, and finally kick back and relax at Playa Pinares.

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You can take a bus from Montevideo to Maldonado in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January in Maldonado, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Punta del Este
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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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