20 days in Montevideo, Buenos Aires & Santiago Itinerary

20 days in Montevideo, Buenos Aires & Santiago Itinerary

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1
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 5 nights
2
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 7 nights
3
Santiago, Chile
— 7 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Museo – Taller de Casapueblo and Plaza Independencia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ciudad Vieja and Catedral de Montevideo. Change things up with these side-trips from Montevideo: Pizzorno Family Estates (in Canelones) and El Aguila (in Atlantida). There's still lots to do: stop by Pocitos, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Salvo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Juan Bautista, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Montevideo sightseeing planning app.

Londrina, Brazil to Montevideo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Londrina in July, expect Montevideo to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pizzorno Family Estates, Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, El Aguila
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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

7
nights
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.
Puerto Madero and Cemiterio de Recoleta are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will enjoy Parque 3 de Febrero and Palermo. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle Defensa, admire the striking features of Palacio Barolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada, and explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Buenos Aires road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Montevideo to Buenos Aires takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Calle Defensa ©
Calle Defensa

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Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Chascona and Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion. Kids will enjoy San Cristóbal Hill and Patio Bellavista. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santiago: Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile (in Valle Nevado). Dedicate the 17th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de La Merced, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Mercado Central), and take in the pleasant sights at Plaza de Armas.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Santiago online holiday planner.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Santiago by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Buenos Aires to Santiago. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Concha y Toro, Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile
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Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino ©
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

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