9 days in Uruguay & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

9 days in Uruguay & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

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1
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
— 1 day
2
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 2 nights
3
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 1 night
4
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 3 nights

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day
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

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 28th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, make a trip to La Calle de los Suspiros, thentake an in-depth tour of Museo Portugues, thensnap pictures at Puerta de la Ciudadela, and finally visit Barrio Historico.

For ratings and tourist information, you can read our Colonia del Sacramento online trip itinerary maker.

Salvador, Brazil to Colonia del Sacramento is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salvador in June, expect Colonia del Sacramento to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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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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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): wander the streets of Pocitos, thengo for a walk through Rambla de Montevideo, thenwander the streets of Ciudad Vieja, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia. On your second day here, make a trip to Mercado Agricola Montevideo - MAM, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado del Puerto, and then make a trip to Montevideo Sign.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Montevideo online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Colonia del Sacramento to Montevideo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Montevideo

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): examine the collection at Museo del Mar, snap pictures at Puente Leonel Viera, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Brava, thendon't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, and finally get great views at Mirador Punta Ballena.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Punta del Este trip website.

Drive from Montevideo to Punta del Este in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Montevideo in June, Punta del Este is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Maldonado
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Playa Brava ©
Playa Brava
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este
Museo del Mar ©
Museo del Mar

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nights
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Bela Vista Biological Refuge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, and admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu online holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Punta del Este to Foz do Iguacu takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Punta del Este in July: highs in Foz do Iguacu hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

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