Carmelo, Nueva Helvetia, Colonia Valdense - pastoral colonial towns near Colonia
Vila Soriano- 18th Century colonial architecture and the first European settlement in Uruguay. A famous cemetery.
Rosario - a small town featuring many outdoor murals.
Estero de Farrapos - a national park and a protected Ramasar wetland of international significance. It is considered the best spot in Uruguay to observe wild animals. Gateway to the park is the town of Nuevo Berlin.