13 days in Buenos Aires & Colonia del Sacramento Itinerary

13 days in Buenos Aires & Colonia del Sacramento Itinerary

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13 days in Buenos Aires & Colonia del Sacramento Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  4​h
1
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h
3
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

1
night
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires travel planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Buenos Aires is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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2
nights
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
You've added Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento, El Tunel del Ayer, Porton de Campo, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Bastion Del Carmen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Plaza Mayor, don't miss a visit to Galeria de los Suspiros, make a trip to Porton de Campo, delve into the distant past at Bastion de San Miguel, then enjoy the sea views from Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, and finally have some family-friendly fun at El Tunel del Ayer.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Colonia del Sacramento online holiday planner .

Traveling by ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Colonia del Sacramento can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for the ferry ride to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
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Bastion de San Miguel ©
Bastion de San Miguel
Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

9
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Estadio Alberto J. Armando (La Bombonera), Planetario Galileo Galilei, Centro Cultural Recoleta, and other attractions. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo and Recoleta Mall. See some other sides of Buenos Aires: snap pictures at Puente de la Mujer.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires sightseeing planner.

You can ride a ferry from Colonia del Sacramento to Buenos Aires in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

ZOO Lujan, Delta El Tigre
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El Ateneo Grand Splendid ©
El Ateneo Grand Splendid
Teatro Colón ©
Teatro Colón
Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo ©

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