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

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

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

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  5​h 45​min
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Montevideo
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
2
Punta del Este
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Colonia del Sacramento
— 1 night
+3
ferry + foot + shuttle + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

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Montevideo

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 16th (Sat), make a trip to Montevideo Sign, then take a leisurely stroll along Rambla de Montevideo, then wander the streets of Ciudad Vieja, and finally make a trip to Plaza Independencia. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes and then take a stroll through Pocitos.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Montevideo trip planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Montevideo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in November: high temperatures in Montevideo hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Montevideo

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Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja

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Punta del Este

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Ralli Museum Punta del Este.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Punta del Este trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Montevideo to Punta del Este takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Punta del Este can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Museums

Side Trip

Maldonado
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Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este
Puente Leonel Viera ©
Puente Leonel Viera

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Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, take a stroll through Barrio Historico, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza Mayor, and finally make a trip to La Calle de los Suspiros.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Colonia del Sacramento online journey builder .

Traveling by car from Punta del Este to Colonia del Sacramento takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Colonia del Sacramento, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse ©
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse
La Calle de los Suspiros ©
La Calle de los Suspiros

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