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  2. Montevideo Department
  3. Montevideo
  4. Day Trips

From Montevideo: Colonia del Sacramento Full Day Tour

Product ID: 274122
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Discover the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Listed city of Colonia del Sacramento on this full day tour from Montevideo. Visit some of the city’s most iconic landmarks, learn about its rich history, and enjoy free time to explore at your own pace.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Pickup is available from centrally located accommodation in Montevideo.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore this wonderful colonial city, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Listed Site
  • Visit some of the most important places such as the Bullring, Costanera Avenue, and the Historic Quarter
  • Travel back in time as you discover the charm of the Historic Quarter
Full description
The tour begins with pickup from your hotel in Montevideo and heads out through the neighborhoods of Capurro, Le Teja, and the emblematic Cerro Hill. As you cross over the scenic Santa Lucia River Bridge, arrive at San José Department, famous for being the largest producer of potatoes in the country.

Upon arrival in Colonia del Sacramento, learn about the city’s rich history which dates back to 1783 when it was founded by Spanish immigrants. With your expert guide, visit the Real San Carlos, The Bullring, and the De la Plata River to admire panoramic views across the city and surrounding areas. From here, head to the Historic Quarter of the city and wander around the picturesque streets on an insightful walking tour. Discover the Portón de Campo as well as the City Gate, the Walls, the famous Los Suspiros Street, the Lighthouse, the Main Square, and the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral.

After your walking tour, enjoy some free time to eat lunch at a traditional restaurant or continue to explore the city at your own leisure. Before returning to Montevideo, make a stop at the Granja Arenas to visit the Collectuonist Museum where you can taste local jams, marmalades, cheeses, and more.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Montevideo
  • English, Spanish and Portuguese-speaking tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Admission ticket to the museum
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.3 / 5
based on 41 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
5.0/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Product ID: 274122