13 days in Montevideo, Buenos Aires & Punta del Este Itinerary

13 days in Montevideo, Buenos Aires & Punta del Este Itinerary

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13 days in Montevideo, Buenos Aires & Punta del Este Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 4 nights
Ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

4
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.
Visiting Playa Santa Ana and Playa Pocitos will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Ciudad Vieja and Pizzorno Family Estates. Step out of Montevideo with an excursion to Cuchilla alta in Canelones--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Pocitos, explore the world behind art at Palacio Taranco, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Sagrada Familia, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Montevideo trip itinerary maker site .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Montevideo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in October, things will get a bit cooler in Montevideo: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Montevideo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Canelones, Playa Santa Ana
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Pizzorno Family Estates ©
Pizzorno Family Estates
Pocitos ©
Pocitos
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Puerto Madero and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Let the collections at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires and Museo de arte Tigre capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, ponder the world of politics at Casa Rosada, get to know the fascinating history of San Telmo, and don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Buenos Aires trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can ride a ferry from Montevideo to Buenos Aires in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Museo de arte Tigre
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa Mansa and Playa Brava. Appreciate the collections at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo and Museo del Mar. Explore Punta del Este's surroundings by going to Playa Solanas (in Punta Ballena), Playa de Jose Ignacio (in Jose Ignacio) and Playa Punta Colorada (in Piriapolis). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Playa Punta Ballena, stroll through Playa Montoya, and don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Punta del Este road trip tool .

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Punta del Este in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in October: highs in Punta del Este hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Maldonado, Playa de Jose Ignacio, Playa Punta Colorada
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Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Playa Punta Colorada ©
Playa Punta Colorada

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