7 days in Montevideo & Punta del Este Itinerary

7 days in Montevideo & Punta del Este Itinerary

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7 days in Montevideo & Punta del Este Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  6​h
1
Montevideo
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Punta del Este
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Sao Paulo

2
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pocitos and Avenida 18 de Julio. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Escaramuza Libros and Castillo Pittamiglio. There's more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado del Puerto and wander the streets of Ciudad Vieja.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Montevideo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Montevideo

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Escaramuza Libros ©
Escaramuza Libros
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

4
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ralli Museum Punta del Este and Playa Punta Colorada. Family-friendly places like Playa de Jose Ignacio and Playa el Emir will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Punta del Este: Parque Salto del Penitente (in Minas), Playa Mansa (in Jose Ignacio) and Playa Hermosa (in Piriapolis). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Montoya, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Lussich, take in the awesome beauty at Pan De Azucar, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Ballena.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Punta del Este online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Montevideo to Punta del Este takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January in Punta del Este, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Maldonado, Jose Ignacio, Piriapolis, Parque Salto del Penitente, Pan De Azucar
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Playa de Jose Ignacio ©
Playa de Jose Ignacio
Playa Punta Colorada ©
Playa Punta Colorada
Parque Salto del Penitente ©
Parque Salto del Penitente

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