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Uruguay is one of the smallest Spanish speaking countries in South America and sits between Brazil and Argentina. Uruguay is often overlooked by visitors to South America. Those that do explore tend to stick to the gringo trail of the Atlantic Coast. While Uruguay surely has some fabulous beaches, there’s far more to it than sand and surf.

Explore Uruguay with us through our guides and inspire your own Uruguayan trip.


Our Uruguay overland route

So far, we’ve travelled Uruguay’s east coast and northern interior. Further into our South America overland trip we’ll return to explore the south coast and the wester interior.

As our journey progresses, we’ll keep this map updated so you can see our route. And if you have any recommendations of hidden gems and less touristy places to visit, drop us a line to let us know about them.


Uruguay travel guides

We use our travel guide book every day and with limited wifi availability, it's a fantastic source of inspiration.

Coupled with our mapping software with thousands of points of interest, its an integral part of our route planning too.

Uruguay travel guide

Our very own article for all your planning needs. Check out our Uruguay travel guide for an insight on beaches, Montevideo, itineraries and more!

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Uruguay (Bradt Travel Guide Uruguay)

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This new, fully updated third edition of Bradt's Uruguay remains the only dedicated English-language guide to a country that's small yet bursting with character.

Bradt's Uruguay provides in-depth coverage of the capital Montevideo, where the once-derelict colonial Old City is undergoing a historic resurgence.

Plus detailed information on the UNESCO-listed coastal city of Colonia del Sacramento, as well as Punta del Este, where the Buenos Aires glitterati decamps to the beaches each summer.

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Uruguay (Bradt Travel Guides)

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They won the first soccer World Cup and there's a lot of beef raised on the pampa.

That's all most people know about Uruguay. Bradt's Uruguay remains the only dedicated English-language guide to a country that's small yet bursting with character showing that the adventurous tourist can uncover much more.

It provides in-depth coverage of the capital Montevideo, where the colonial Old City is being restored.

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