8 days in Uruguay Itinerary

8 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Montevideo is known for shopping, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, get a sense of history and politics at Estevez Palace, explore the world behind art at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, and wander the streets of Pocitos.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Montevideo trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Montevideo is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Montevideo is 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in October: high temperatures in Montevideo hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Montevideo

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja
Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo

1
night
Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
On the 28th (Mon), don't miss a visit to La Calle de los Suspiros, then wander the streets of Barrio Historico, then enjoy the sea views from Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, and finally take a stroll through Plaza Mayor.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Colonia del Sacramento trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Colonia del Sacramento are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse ©
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse
La Calle de los Suspiros ©
La Calle de los Suspiros

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, then don't miss a visit to Puerto de Punta del Este, then admire the masterpieces at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, and finally admire the striking features of Casapueblo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mirador Punta Ballena, kick back and relax at Playa Mansa, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Mar, and finally snap pictures at Puente Leonel Viera.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Punta del Este trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Colonia del Sacramento to Punta del Este in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Colonia del Sacramento in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Punta del Este, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Maldonado
Highlights from your plan
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

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