Rivera Department is a department of the northern region of Uruguay
and its capital is the city of Rivera. It borders Brazil
to the north and east, Cerro Largo
Department to the southeast, Tacuarembó Department to the south and west and Salto Department
to the northwest.
The department hosts many events and has a range of accommodations
and lodging options. From spacious vacation rentals to cozier condo rentals and apartment rentals, Rivera offer many choices.
Rivera is located at the north end of Route 5, on the border with Brazil.
The Brazilian city of Santana do Livramento
is right across the border, only a street away from it. Together, they form an urban area of around 200,000 inhabitants. There are regular bus services to Montevideo
. A rail service to Tacuarembó has been run intermittently. There is an airport which receives light aircraft and an irregular service by a Brazilian airline to Porto Alegre. Rivera is easy accessed and ensures visitors has an opportunity to explore this wonderful department.
All visitors to Rivera will find many accommodation, apartment rental and vacation rental options located in and around its many wonderful sites.
The Department of Rivera Uruguay is less densely populated than Montevideo or Canelones
but it has rich social, historical and cultural traditions that set it apart from other Uruguay regions.
The relaxing atmosphere and casual lifestyle embraced by the Uruguayan people of Rivera makes this a comfortable and stress free vacation destination.
The towns in and around the Rivera region also offer many traditional accommodations, vacation rental and apartment rental choices are just a few of the features of this department.
Although there are theatres, shops and restaurants
to visit all tourists are encouraged to explore the Department of Rivera Uruguay at a leisurely pace.
Rivera makes for an authentic experience
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.