Argentina - Uruguay (Chapter)
This is the Uruguay chapter from Lonely Planet’s Argentina guidebook.
Uruguay remains a delightfully low-key, hospitable place where visitors can melt into the background. Go wildlife-watching along the Atlantic coast, hot-spring-hopping up the Río Uruguay, or horseback riding under the big sky of Uruguay’s vast interior.
- dance to a different drummer during Montevideo’s month-long Carnaval
- catch a wave or a late-night beach party along the untamed shoreline at Punta del Diablo
- sunbathe on the 18th-century town wall, or bounce through the cobblestoned streets in a vintage car in picturesque Colonia del Sacramento
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Montevideo, Colonia del Sacramento, Carmelo, Mercedes, Paysandú, Salto, Tacuarembó, Valle Edén, Piriápolis & around, Punta del Este, La Paloma, La Pedrera, Cabo Polonio, Laguna de Castillos, Punta del Diablo, Parque Nacional Santa Teresa, Understand Uruguay: Uruguay Today; History; Culture; Food & Drink and Environment, Survival Guide: Directory A-Z; Getting There & Away and Getting Around.
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