10 days in Montevideo & Colonia del Sacramento Itinerary

10 days in Montevideo & Colonia del Sacramento Itinerary

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10 days in Montevideo & Colonia del Sacramento Itinerary

Start: Maastricht
train + Fly:  27​h
1
Montevideo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Colonia del Sacramento
— 1 night
+4
bus + foot + shuttle + Fly + train:  120​h
End: Maastricht

2
nights
Montevideo

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at 1972 Museum and Pittamiglio"s Castle. Popular historic sites such as Catedral Matriz and Iglesia de las Carmelitas are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, explore the world behind art at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the waterfront at Rambla de Montevideo.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Montevideo itinerary planner .

Maastricht, The Netherlands to Montevideo is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Maastricht to Montevideo. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Maastricht in February, with highs in Montevideo at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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1972 Museum ©
1972 Museum
Iglesia de las Carmelitas ©
Iglesia de las Carmelitas
Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales ©
Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales

1
night
Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Historico, get engrossed in the history at Museo Portugues, then enjoy the sea views from Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, and finally go for a walk through Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Colonia del Sacramento online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. February in Colonia del Sacramento sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento
Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento ©
Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento

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