30 days in Colonia del Sacramento & Punta del Este Itinerary

30 days in Colonia del Sacramento & Punta del Este Itinerary

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Colonia del Sacramento
— 1 night
Punta del Este
— Few hours
Punta del Este
— 28 nights

Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): delve into the distant past at Bastion de San Miguel, then look for gifts at Almacen La Carlota, then get to know the fascinating history of Plaza Mayor, and finally wander the streets of Barrio Historico.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Colonia del Sacramento trip itinerary builder site.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Colonia del Sacramento is an approximately 2-hour ferry ride. In January, daytime highs in Colonia del Sacramento are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Bastion de San Miguel ©
Bastion de San Miguel
Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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.
For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Punta del Este trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Colonia del Sacramento to Punta del Este takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Colonia del Sacramento in January, plan for little chillier days in Punta del Este, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. You'll set off for Punta del Este on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Punta del Este

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Punta del Este

Punta del Este ©
Get in touch with nature at Beaches at Cabo Polonio and La Pedrera. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ralli Museum Punta del Este and Arboretum Lussich. Explore Punta del Este's surroundings by going to Minas (Parque Salto del Penitente, Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas, &more), Maldonado (Cerro Catedral, Puente Laguna Garzon, &more) and La Paloma (Playa Los Botes, Faro Cabo Santa Maria, &more). See some other sides of Punta del Este: get a taste of the local shopping with Guerra Galeria de Arte, kick back and relax at Playa Punta Colorada, stroll through Playa Hermosa, and make a trip to Fundacion Pablo Atchugarry.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Punta del Este itinerary planner.

You will leave for home on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maldonado, Minas, Piriapolis, Canelones, Jose Ignacio
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Playa Montoya ©
Playa Montoya
Playa de Jose Ignacio ©
Playa de Jose Ignacio
La Pedrera ©
La Pedrera

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