11 days in Fortaleza & Montevideo Itinerary

11 days in Fortaleza & Montevideo Itinerary

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11 days in Fortaleza & Montevideo Itinerary

Start: Fortaleza, Brazil
1
Fortaleza, Brazil
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
2
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Fortaleza, Brazil

4
nights
Fortaleza, Brazil

Fortaleza ©
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Get some cultural insight at Sitio Sao Luis and Mosteiro dos Jesuitas. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Metropolitana Cathedral and Church of Cristo Rei. Explore Fortaleza's surroundings by going to Beach Park (in Aquiraz) and Choco Show Chocolateria (in Maracanau). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Morro Branco, contemplate the long history of Igreja do Rosario, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Nossa Senhora de Fatima, and enjoy the sand and surf at Iracema Beach.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Fortaleza journey planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airport is Pinto Martins International Airport. July in Fortaleza sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Choco Show Chocolateria, Mosteiro dos Jesuitas, Beach Park, Sitio Sao Luis
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Praia de Morro Branco ©
Praia de Morro Branco
Praia de Futuro ©
Praia de Futuro
Iracema Beach ©
Iracema Beach

5
nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Get some historical perspective at Catedral de Montevideo and Iglesia de las Carmelitas. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo – Taller de Casapueblo and Museo Taller de Casapueblo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montevideo: Catedral de Florida (in Florida), El Aguila (in Atlantida) and Pizzorno Family Estates (in Canelones). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ciudad Vieja, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Juan Bautista, see the interesting displays at Al Pie de la Muralla, and get to know the fascinating history of Galeria de Arte Porton de San Pedro.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Montevideo trip planner.

You can fly from Fortaleza to Montevideo in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Fortaleza in July, expect Montevideo to be colder, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Maldonado, Catedral de Florida, El Aguila, Pizzorno Family Estates
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Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

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