8 days in Uruguay Itinerary

8 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  6 h
1
Montevideo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Colonia del Sacramento
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Punta del Este
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Palacio Taranco and Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes. Get a sense of the local culture at Ciudad Vieja and Pocitos. Step out of Montevideo with an excursion to Pizzorno Family Estates in Canelones--about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Pocitos, take in the pleasant sights at Rambla de Montevideo, and get a sense of history and politics at Palacio Legislativo.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Montevideo trip itinerary maker tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Montevideo is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, Montevideo is little chillier than Sao Paulo - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

3
nights
Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Bring the kids along to Playa Fomento and Playa El Alamo. Get a sense of the local culture at Barrio Historico and Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Playa Santa Ana, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Real de San Carlos, don't miss a visit to La Calle de los Suspiros, and look for gifts at Almacen La Carlota.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Colonia del Sacramento online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Colonia del Sacramento can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Playa Santa Ana
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse ©
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse
Museo Portugues ©
Museo Portugues

2
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.
On the 21st (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Mansa, admire the landmark architecture of Casapueblo, then explore the world behind art at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, and finally kick back and relax at Playa Punta Ballena. On the next day, take in the views from Puente Leonel Viera, then examine the collection at Museo del Mar, then don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, and finally kick back and relax at Playa Brava.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Punta del Este trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Colonia del Sacramento to Punta del Este takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Colonia del Sacramento in November, you will find days in Punta del Este are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Maldonado
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Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Museo del Mar ©
Museo del Mar
Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa

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