, South America
, has a South Atlantic Ocean coastline and lies between Argentina to the west and Brazil to the north.
It is the second-smallest country in South America. This country has a rich agricultural and civic history with many local goings-on and has a range of accommodations
and lodging options. From spacious vacation rentals to cozier condo rentals and apartment rentals.
The county consists of four distinct regions.
The Atlantic Coast, featuring the towns of Cabo Polonio, Chuy, La Paloma, Punta del Diablo, Piriapolis and Punta del Este
has great beach resorts fronting the Atlantic and a land crossing to Brazil. Rio de la Plata (with towns Montevideo
) offer old colonial magnificence and a ferry crossing to Argentina. The Northern Interior with towns; Paysandu, Salto and Tacuarembo
have a Gaucho culture, land crossings to Argentina and citrus growing farms. The Central Interior (featuring Durazno
) is focused on
agriculture, has huge dams on the Rio Negro
and land crossings to Brazil.
All visitors to Uruguay will find many accommodation, apartment rental and vacation rental options located in and around its many wonderful natural sites.
Major cities in North Uruguay include Salto, a citrus growing town just across the Rio Uruguay from Concordia in Argentina and Tacuarembo, an important center of the Gaucho culture.
Other destinations not to be missed
are Valle del Lunarejo (Rivera
), a national park and Montes del Queguay (Paysandu), a reserve in process of becoming a national park. Palmeras (Paysandu) is abundant with local palms (Yatay Palm) and on the Argentinian side of the border they are protected in the national park El Palmar. Guichon (Paysandu) is where the last Charruas were subdued in the 19th Century and are now a popular bath resort. There is a monument commemorating the Charrua victims at Salsipuedes. The remains include the Tapera de Melchora Cuenca, Artigas
' (the Uruguayan commander) indigenous wife.
The towns in and around the North Uruguay Department region also offer many traditional accommodations, vacation rental and apartment rental choices are just a few of the features of this department.
North Uruguay is an thrilling destination
and it offers a whole range of tourism attractions and a range of accommodation options from apartment rentals and vacation rentals to suit all budgets and tastes.