9 days in Uruguay Itinerary

9 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Buenos Aires
Ferry:  1 h
1
Colonia del Sacramento
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Montevideo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Punta del Este
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Buenos Aires

2
nights
Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Colonia del Sacramento is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Historico, go for a walk through Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento, take an in-depth tour of Museo Portugues, and take in the views from Puerta de la Ciudadela.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Colonia del Sacramento trip planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Colonia del Sacramento is an approximately 1.5- hour ferry ride. In October, daytime highs in Colonia del Sacramento are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Montevideo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Rio de la Plata ©
Rio de la Plata
Puerta de la Ciudadela ©
Puerta de la Ciudadela

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take a stroll through Pocitos, immerse yourself in nature at El Rosedal, then take a stroll through Ciudad Vieja, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado del Puerto, and then go for a walk through Rambla de Montevideo.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Montevideo itinerary builder website.

Drive from Colonia del Sacramento to Montevideo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Montevideo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
El Rosedal ©
El Rosedal
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Punta del Este: Playa de Jose Ignacio (in Jose Ignacio), Cerro San Antonio (in Piriapolis) and Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, see the interesting displays at Museo del Mar, take in the views from Puente Leonel Viera, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Mansa.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Punta del Este trip planning site.

Getting from Montevideo to Punta del Este by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In October in Punta del Este, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Maldonado, Playa de Jose Ignacio, Cerro San Antonio, Pan De Azucar
Highlights from your plan
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
Pan De Azucar ©
Pan De Azucar

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