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Paysandú is a city in the northern interior of Uruguay. The capital of Paysandú Department, it is located across the Uruguay River from Colón, Argentina.


Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Paysandú is on Uruguay Route 3 from Montevideo and Salto and Route 90 from Guichón.

If you're coming from Argentina, take General Artigas Bridge just south of Colón.

By bus[edit]

The bus terminal is located at Bulevar Artigas 770. Bus service is available from many cities in Uruguay, including Montevideo, Rivera, Salto, and Tacuarembó, and from Concepción del Uruguay and Colón, Argentina. Service is provided by companies such as COPAY and Agencia Central.

By plane[edit]

Tydeo Larre Borges International Airport is not served by commercial airlines. The nearest major airport is in Montevideo.

Get around[edit]

Local bus service is provided by COPAY.



  • Semana de la Cerveza (Beer Week). Uruguay's annual beer festival, held during Holy Week (the week before Easter) in Paysandú. Come for food, music, culture, and more!
  • Hot springs






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