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  1. Argentina
  2. Buenos Aires Province
  3. Colonia del Sacramento

From Buenos Aires: Colonia City Day Tour

Product ID: 249247
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Hop aboard the premium 1-hour ferry cruise and spend the day at the beautiful city of Colonia del Sacramento, a UNESCO world heritage site just across Río de la Plata from Buenos Aires.
About this activity
Duration 8 - 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Cross Río de La Plata, South America's most important river, from Argentina to Uruguay
  • Visit the historic colonial town of Colonia del Sacramento, a UNESCO world heritage site
  • Enjoy the spectacular view of the sunset in Colonia del Sacramento
Full description
Colônia del Sacramento was the first site in Uruguay to be declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1995. Founded in 1680 by the Portuguese Manuel Lobo, the city went from Portuguese to Spanish rule several times until the Declaration of Independence in 1825. Experience the city with a roundtrip ferry ticket from Buenos Aires to Colonia city.

These events made the city a melting pot of architectural styles where Spanish and Portuguese styles coexist buildings coexist. Walk down cobbled streets and enjoy a unique landscape with spectacular views of the Rio de la Plata. Experience the charming houses, cobbled streets, traditional lanterns, and magical sunsets of El Porton de Campo alongside the Street of Sighs and Faro.

If you choose the option that includes the walking tour, your guide will be waiting for you at the ferry station, ready to tell you all about the history of this incredible town.
  • Roundtrip ferry ticket from Buenos Aires to Colonia city
  • Guided walking tour through the historical center (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• This tour takes place in Uruguay, please have in mind that you need to bring your passport or travel document and you need to be legally authorized to cross the border
• You will need to provide your full name, passport number, date of birth and nationality
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Colonia Express

Product ID: 249247