Río Branco, the best point to enter Uruguay.
In the extreme North-East of Route 26 we find 90 kilometers of melo to also historical city of River Branco, joined Yaguarón, Brazil, for the International Bridge Mauá.
Río Branco, one of the best points to enter Uruguay, also is at present one of the principal centers agroindustriales of the country. From this city of approximately 13.000 inhabitants it is possible to come across the national Route 18 to Montevideo, Punta del Este y Colonia between some other destinations, and even directly to the Uruguayan Coast across national Route 26 that joins this city with melo, Tacuarembó and Paysandú on the border with Argentina.
In the last years, the commerce and the tourism of the city and the region they have been dinamizado substantially from the entry in functioning of a dozen of modern and functional commerce that operate under the system of free shop.
In the last years, the commerce and the tourism of the city and the region they have been dynamist dinamizado substantially from the entry in functioning of a dozen of modern and functional commerce that operate under the system of free shop.
It is possible to indicate that the infrastructure public and deprived in areas as the mentioned ones is in franc evolution.
Balneario Lagoon Merin
Once the Tourist comes to River Branco, Lake Merín to only 20 kilometers is an unavoidable destination.
Naturally sure, the spa, ” The Lagoon “, since it is popularly known by the cerrolarguenses offers in addition to natural beauties, peace, calmness and in high period all the basic services complemented with other attractions as the Casino. In Lake Merín, the tourist has to his disposition a natural and beautiful extension of beach of thin and golden sand along with slightly deep waters declared by FAO world reservation of fresh water, elements that provoke a particular and splendid microclimate. A real paradise to enjoy in family.