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An unforgettable day trip to Colonia

This old XVII century Portuguese City was declared Historical Patrimony of Humanity by UNESCO, due to its very well conserved architectonic buildings. It maintains its strong Colonial characteristic.

Our day trip in Colonia is an incredible full day tour along its stone paved streets, old buildings and museums (Spanish and Portuguese) and beautiful riverwalks with the most romantic sunsets.

During the day trip in in Colonia del Sacramento we also visit the downtown, the Port area, Fernando Beach (where you will have free time to enjoy the river sights), the Foresty Reserve and the Colonia del Sacramento Fort.

Then, we will drive along the sotline to the "Plaza de Toros Real de San Carlos" . An imposing bullfighting ring. After spend a great time visiting Colonia we will stop for lunch in a typical Uruguayan Restaurant. Finally we will get back to Buenos Aires port by the fast ferry of Buquebus in order to finish an unforgettable day trip to Colonia.

Day trip to Colonia includes:
Round trip ticket Buenos Aires-Colonia on Fast Ferry (1hs), lunch at "VIEJO TUNEL" restaurant (fixed menu, drinks not included), city tour (Historical District and the Coast up to Real de San Carlos-Bullring) and transfers in Colonia.

 

 

More Travel Information of Colonia del Sacramento Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento, known in the local environment such as Colonia, is the capital of the department of Colonia, Uruguay. It is located at the confluence of the rivers Uruguay and La Plata, in the southwest of Uruguay and 177 kilometers from Montevideo. It is also on the headland formed by the tips of San Pedro and Santa Rita. The historic district was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1995. In Colonia coexist Portuguese colonial style buildings with Spanish style homes. Walking through its cobbled streets you can enjoy beautiful scenery and wonderful views of the Rio de la Plata. There are many walks in the city for visitors. The Street of Sighs and magic, the Lighthouse, the ruins of the Convent of San Francisco, The Viceroy's House, The Gate of the Citadel, The Mother Church, The Bastion del Carmen, are just some of the attractions for visitors to this beautiful city.

A special paragraph we wish to dedicate to museums in Colonia del Sacramento. Its 8 museums (Portuguese, Municipal, Indian, Tile, Spanish, Regional Archives, and Naval Nacarello House) is a historic treasure trove that allows us to connect with the history of Colonia and its inhabitants who lived there since the beginning of this city.

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