21 days in Brazil, Uruguay & Buenos Aires Itinerary

21 days in Brazil, Uruguay & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bandeirantes, Brazil
— 1 night
2
Londrina, Brazil
— 2 nights
3
Gramado, Brazil
— 2 nights
4
Porto Alegre, Brazil
— 2 nights
5
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 2 nights
6
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 4 nights
7
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
8
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
— 2 nights


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1
night
Bandeirantes, Brazil

Bandeirantes ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): walk around Parque do Povo, don't miss a visit to Santuario Santa Terezinha do Menino Jesus e da Sagrada Face, thendon't miss a visit to Santuario Sao Miguel Arcanjo, and finally do a tasting at Vinicola La Dorni.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bandeirantes, use our trip itinerary maker.

Tangara da Serra to Bandeirantes is an approximately 21-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Londrina.

Things to do in Bandeirantes

Parks Wineries
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Parque do Povo ©
Parque do Povo
Santuario Sao Miguel Arcanjo ©
Santuario Sao Miguel Arcanjo

2
nights
Londrina, Brazil

Londrina ©
Established in the early 1900s by foreign settlers, Londrina initially served as a stopover point for British coffee traders transporting beans from Paraná and São Paulo to the port of Santos.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Mother Leonia Milito Memorial House, contemplate the waterfront views at Igapo Lake, thenstop by Armazem 50, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario de Gracas Schoenstatt. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio Nossa Senhora do Silencio, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana de Londrina, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Nossa Senhora de Lourdes.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Londrina trip planner.

Getting from Bandeirantes to Londrina by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bandeirantes to Londrina, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Londrina are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Londrina

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Nossa Senhora de Lourdes
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Santuario de Gracas Schoenstatt ©
Santuario de Gracas Schoenstatt
Igapo Lake ©
Igapo Lake
Catedral Nossa Senhora de Lourdes ©
Catedral Nossa Senhora de Lourdes

2
nights
Gramado, Brazil

Gramado ©
Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Gramado is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Mini Mundo, do a tasting at Vitivinicola Jolimont, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, and explore the activities along Lago Negro.

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You can fly from Londrina to Gramado in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Porto Alegre.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canela
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Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Snowland ©
Snowland

2
nights
Porto Alegre, Brazil

Porto Alegre ©
On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Mercado Publico Porto Alegre, make a trip to Chave-Mestra Porto Alegre, thenmake a trip to Enigma Escape Game, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monumento ao Curtidor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Guaiba Lake (River), thenwalk around Parque Farroupilha, thenengage your brain at Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Hipotetica.

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Traveling by car from Gramado to Porto Alegre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Monumento ao Curtidor
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Enigma Escape Game ©
Enigma Escape Game
Mercado Publico Porto Alegre ©
Mercado Publico Porto Alegre
Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS ©
Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS

2
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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.
On the 11th (Sat), wander the streets of Pocitos, thenget engrossed in the history at Cabildo de Montevideo, thendon't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Salvo. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Rambla de Montevideo, thenwander the streets of Ciudad Vieja, thenget a sense of history and politics at Palacio Legislativo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Montevideo trip planner.

Fly from Porto Alegre to Montevideo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Porto Alegre in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Montevideo, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods Museums
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Pocitos ©
Pocitos
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo

4
nights
Punta del Este, Uruguay

Punta del Este ©
With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Change things up with these side-trips from Punta del Este: Piriapolis (Playa Punta Colorada & Cerro San Antonio) and Punta Ballena (Playa Punta Ballena & Playa Solanas). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Punta Ballena, make a trip to The Fingers of Punta del Este, and stroll through Playa Mansa.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Punta del Este trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montevideo to Punta del Este takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Maldonado, Piriapolis
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Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este

3
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.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, wander the streets of Puerto Madero, admire the landmark architecture of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Buenos Aires itinerary tool.

You can fly from Punta del Este to Buenos Aires in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Buenos Aires can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

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.
On the 20th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Museo Naval, enjoy the sea views from Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, make a trip to Porton de Campo, thenget engrossed in the history at Museo Portugues, and finally don't miss a visit to La Calle de los Suspiros. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Puerta de la Ciudadela, visit Plaza Mayor, thentake a stroll through Barrio Historico, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Rio de la Plata.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Colonia del Sacramento visit planner.

Traveling by ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Museo Portugues ©
Museo Portugues
Rio de la Plata ©
Rio de la Plata

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