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Visit the UNESCO World Heritage town of Colonia del Sacramento, filled with old colonial buildings and a fascinating past. Easily accessible from Buenos Aires, this is an ideal side trip.
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Two nights accommodation at Pousada Plaza Mayor, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified with a local English speaking guide and private vehicle transportation.
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Explore Colonia’s historic streets
Ideal getaway from Buenos Aires and Montevideo
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Arrive at Colonia’s ferry terminal. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel, a converted 1860s historic house.
Explore this World Heritage Site on a walking tour with your private guide. Founded in 1680 by the Portuguese, this old colonial town is renowned for its cobbled, windy streets and colourful houses reminiscent of old Lisbon. On your walking tour, visit the beach promenade, Real de San Carlos with its bullfighting arena, the Old Town and the museums. Take in the small bars, excellent restaurants and art and craft shops. (B)
The morning is at leisure. Transfer to either the port for your return ferry to Buenos Aires or to Montevideo, located less than two hours HIGHLIGHTS by road, to further experience Uruguay. (B)
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