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Colonia del Sacramento - from Montevideo

Founded by the Portuguese, Cologne was coveted and disputed for a century. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, its historic center is preserved to delight the visitor. Its cobbled streets, its peace, its museums, history and elegance make it a must to visit.
Starting from Montevideo, you will get to know its rural area, as well as the fields and industries of the Department of San José, until you reach the Department of Colonia del Sacramento, which stands out for its milk production, originally promoted by Swiss, German and Italian immigrants, among others. .

per adult from

$86

AUD

Duration

10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Granja Colonia, Ruta 1 Km. 167 Riachuelo Departamento de Colonia CP, Colonia del Sacramento 70000 Uruguay

    We will visit the farm-museum that houses the Guiness Record pencil collection in the world, conquered by the collector and owner of the best-known cheese and sweets factory in the area. In addition to learning about the collections and history of Don Emilio Arenas, you will be able to taste the classic cheese and dulce de leche, as well as jams of various flavors.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Porton de Campo, Manuel de Lobo, Colonia del Sacramento 70000 Uruguay

    We will enter the Historic Center through the old portico of entrance to the city, among the remains recovered from the wall that at the end of the 7th century defended the Portuguese and Spanish who alternated in the government of the Colony. We will visit cobbled streets and squares where, in addition to museums, there will be workshops of renowned artists and artisans.

    Pass By: La Calle de los Suspiros, Colonia del Sacramento Uruguay

    A street with Portuguese buildings where the color pink and yellow predominates, alternate with sober Spanish houses. The beauty of this street and its surroundings arouses romanticism, not so the different versions about its name.

    Pass By: Faro de Colonia del Sacramento, de San Francisco, Colonia del Sacramento 70000 Uruguay

    Built on the ruins of the San Francisco Xavier Convent in the mid-19th century, its flashes at night will warn mariners approaching the Colony. Those who climb it will have a view of the Plaza Mayor with period buildings transformed into museums.

    Pass By: Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento, Calle Vasconcellos Centro Historico, Colonia del Sacramento 70000 Uruguay

    In the so-called Plaza de Armas, since 1810 is the most important Catholic temple in the city, the Spanish architect Toribio gives it its current appearance, but the stones at its entrance announce that the construction was originally Portuguese. Formerly, the Blessed Sacrament was found on its facade, which today stands out on the main altar.

    Pass By: Plaza de toros Real de San Carlos, Rio de la Plata y Av. Nicolas Mihanovich, Colonia del Sacramento 70000 Uruguay

    Beautiful resorts lie on the Río de la Plata, with Real de San Carlos being the pioneer in the area. To get to it we will walk the wide promenade and discover the history of the visionary Nicolás Mihanovich, who created a magnificent bullring; an elegant hotel with casino; a Basque pelota court, a racecourse and a small train station.



  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    If your hotel is not on the list, please select another that is close to yours and once you have made the reservation, contact us.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Montevideo City Tour

Activity ID: V-261655P2

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