13 days in Montevideo, Punta del Este & Colonia del Sacramento Itinerary

13 days in Montevideo, Punta del Este & Colonia del Sacramento Itinerary

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Montevideo
— 8 nights
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Punta del Este
— 3 nights
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Colonia del Sacramento
— 1 day
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Montevideo

— 8 nights
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
When in Montevideo, make a side trip to see Pizzorno Family Estates in Canelones, approximately Canelones away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, admire the striking features of Palacio Salvo, explore the world behind art at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, and take a stroll through Pocitos.

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Porto Alegre, Brazil to Montevideo is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Porto Alegre in March; daily highs in Montevideo reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Montevideo

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

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Punta del Este

— 3 nights

Monaco of South America

With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Punta del Este is known for beaches, casinos, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, head off the coast to Isla de Lobos, make a trip to Fundacion Pablo Atchugarry, and explore the world behind art at Ralli Museum Punta del Este.

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You can take a bus from Montevideo to Punta del Este in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Montevideo in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Punta del Este, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Museums · Fun & Games · Parks · Casinos

Side Trip

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Colonia del Sacramento

— 1 day
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): wander the streets of Barrio Historico and then steep yourself in history at Plaza de toros Real de San Carlos.

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You can drive from Punta del Este to Colonia del Sacramento in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. March in Colonia del Sacramento sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry back home.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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