TravelNotes.org - The Online Guide to Travel.

Uruguay Travel Guide @ TravelNotes.org

About Travel Notes™ Budget Travel City Guides Countries Feedback Travel Photos Travel Videos Travel Writing

Search The Web + Add to Travel Notes - Advertise on Travel Notes - Link To Travel Notes - Travel Blogs - Travel News - Travel Twip - What's New.
Subscribe to the Travel Notes Blog Travel Notes: Latin America: Uruguay Travel Notes

Uruguay Travel Notes -- The capital of the Rep�blica Oriental del Uruguay is in the southern part of the country, on the R�o de la Plata. Find out more about Uruguay.

Uruguay Flag
Short URL: http://tnot.es/UY - National Anthem of Uruguay.

Uruguay is the second smallest country in South America; located in the Rio Plata region, between Argentina and Brazil.

Quick Links

Map of Uruguay, Montevideo, Punte del Este, Rivera, The Uruguay River, Uruguay Tourism, Uruguay Travel Guides, Uruguayan Embassies.

The Uruguay River - Rio Uruguai

Rising in the coastal range of southern Brazil, between Curitiba and Porto Alegre, the river flows west towards Argentina; forming the boundary between the two nations.

Map of Uruguay

The River Uruguay then runs south, between Argentina and Uruguay and empties into the R�o de la Plata.

Large boats can reach Paysand� and smaller vessels may continue to Salto; 320 km from the river's mouth.

Weather in Uruguay

View a graphical weather forecast for the week ahead in places around Uruguay.

Artigas Weather, Colonia Weather, Montevideo Weather, Punta del Este Weather.

Montevideo

The capital of the Republica Oriental del Uruguay is in the southern part of the country, on the Rio de la Plata; a modern city with the heart of a village and excellent beaches nearby: Playas, Ram�rez and Miramar.

Montevideo was founded by the Spanish governor of Buenos Aires, in 1726, to prevent the Portuguese from Brazil extending south and fortifying the strategic heights in the region.

Spanish-Portuguese rivalry continued into the early 19th century, until Montevideo was made the capital of independent Uruguay, in 1828, acting as a buffer state between Spanish Argentina and Portuguese Brazil.

Accommodation in Montevideo

Hotels in Montevideo:
Find hotels in Montevideo with special online rates.

Compare Uruguayan Hotel Prices

Carmelo, Colonia del Sacramento, Mercedes, Montevideo, Punta del Este.

Punte del Este

Punte del Este is a popular beach resort.

Also visit the nearby islands of Gorniti and Lobos.

Rivera

The northern Uruguayan border town of Rivera shares a through street with the Brazilian city of Santana do Livramento.

This is the northern terminus of the Uruguayan railway system and a good place to Enter Brazil.

Uruguay Tourism

Uruguay Total:
Directory for sites related to Uruguay. Most of it is in Spanish.

Visit Uruguay:
Primarily a resource for Uruguayan hotels with some background information on Colonia del Sacramento, Montevideo, Atl�ntida, Piri�polis, and Punta del Este. Hotel information is better laid out than Travel Now or hotelguide.com, but prices differ considerably between all three and they don't all have the same hotels covered.

RedUy:
Another Uruguayan directory that is needlessly slowed down with a Java news applet that has nothing to do with Uruguay.

Uruguayan Embassies

Embassy of Uruguay: (USA)
2715 M st. N.W, 3rd Floor, Washington D.C.. You'll need Java running on your browser to follow their links to further information and related websites.

Uruguay Travel Guides

Uruguay Travel Guides - Uruguay Maps.

Uruguay (Bradt Travel Guide) Uruguay Footprint Focus Guide: Includes Montevideo, Punta del Este, Colonia del Sacramento Uruguay / Montevideo itm r/v (r)

Join Travel Notes on Facebook If you find Travel Notes useful, please take a moment to like us on Facebook and share with your friends on social media.

MichelNomad
Meta-Travel CommunityTwitterGoogle+FacebookLinkedInFlickr

Search The Meta-Travel Associaton of Travel and Tourism Professionals and Expats Travel Social Media.

Travel Pics - Travel Photography by Michel Guntern Buy Prints or License Travel Photos

South America Photo Gallery
Michel's Travel Pics:
Large photographic prints can instantly transform your home or office into a spectacular location.

Travel Notes Sponsors, PR and Branding

Nomadic Gatherings - by Michel Guntern
Michel's Nomadic Gatherings:
Browse online chapters for free or purchase the book to support the Travel Notes founder.

Michel's Nomadic Gatherings is Available Online Meta-Travel Association

Meta-Travel Association of Travel and Tourism Professionals and Expats
Community Travel Guides

Travel Marketing Made Simple:
Meta-Travel helps in the marketing of travel and tourism websites, accommodation listings, local businesses, and tourist destinations.
Visitor InformationFeedbackWebsitesLodgingTravel NetworksTravel Blogs

Connect With Facebook

Car Hire Cruises Flights Hostels Hotels RTW Tours Vacations Weather Web Reservations
Travel Notes Index: Latin America: Uruguay Travel Guide - Travel Bookstore