13 days in Uruguay Itinerary

13 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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13 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Punta del Este
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Colonia del Sacramento
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Montevideo
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Toronto

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Playa Solanas in Punta Ballena (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, snap pictures at Puente Leonel Viera, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Mansa, and step off the mainland to explore Isla de Lobos.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Punta del Este vacation builder .

Toronto, Canada to Punta del Este is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Punta del Este due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in November: high temperatures in Punta del Este hover around 24°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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
Puerto de Punta del Este ©
Puerto de Punta del Este

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.
Explore Colonia del Sacramento's surroundings by going to Carmelo (Bodega Boutique El Legado & Museo de Madera - Escultor Jose Castro). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Barrio Historico, steep yourself in history at Plaza de toros Real de San Carlos, explore the activities along Rio de la Plata, and get to know the fascinating history of Plaza Mayor.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Colonia del Sacramento travel planner.

Drive from Punta del Este to Colonia del Sacramento in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Carmelo
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Bodega Boutique El Legado ©
Bodega Boutique El Legado
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse ©
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse

5
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.
Take a break from Montevideo with a short trip to Pizzorno Family Estates in Canelones, about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, admire the masterpieces at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, take a leisurely stroll along Rambla de Montevideo, and take a stroll through Pocitos.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Montevideo online journey planner .

You can drive from Colonia del Sacramento to Montevideo in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Montevideo are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja

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