Full Day Tour to Colonia from Montevideo

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Discover the traditional city of Colonia del Sacramento, famous for its very well conserved colonial architecture and its charming cobblestone streets. Learn about its fascinating history in this guided full day tour. Visit its main monuments: San Benito's church, Santisimo Sacramento's church, the bullring and the rambla.


  • Explore the charming city of Colonia del Sacramento, and marvel at its typically colonial architecture

  • Admire the simplicity of Santisimo Sacramento and San Benito church

  • Walk through de los Suspiros street, and enjoy a panoramic view with Rio de la Pata at the end of the road

  • Learn about the fascinating history of this typical city

  • Confortable transportation from Montevideo and a Spanish, English or Portuguese speaking guide


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Explore the charming city of Colonia del Sacramento declared World's Heritage by the UNESCO for its incrediblly well preserved architecture and cobbled streets, that date back to the colonial period, when it was disputed by Portugueses and Spanish.

We will pick you up from your hotel in Montevideo, and we will go to Colonial del Sacramento, where we will explore the typical streets and colonial houses. We will go through Calle de los Suspiros, one of the most symbolic streets of the city, in the heart of the old town. It survives since the colonial period, when the Portugueses dominated the region. Admire the beauty of the landscape, with the Rio de la Plata at the end of the emblematic street.

Visit as well Santisimo Sacramento's church, admire its sumplicity and its Portuguese colonial style. After that, we will see the Bastion de San Pedro, incredible vestiges of the ancient walls that protected once the city. Then we will pass by the Rambla, next to the huge Rio de la Plata, and we will visit the bullring, Real de San Carlos, built in 19th century. See also San Benito's chapel, and admire its simple and charming style. We will finish our tour in the port, from where we will go back to the downtown. Once there, enjoy some free time, and have a delicious lunch.

At the end of the day, we will go back to your hotel in Montevideo.


  • Departure from Montevideo

  • de los Suspiros street

  • Santisimo Sacramento church

  • Bastion de San Pedro

  • Polvorin

  • Lighthouse

  • del Azulejo tile museum

  • Rio de la Plata's Rambla

  • Real de San Carlos bullring

  • St Benito's chapel

  • Free time at historic part of the city. Time for lunch

  • Return to Montevideo, drop off to your hotel


  • Hotel pick up and drop off

  • English, Spanish and Portuguese speaking guide

  • Visit of Santisimo Sacramento and San Benito churches, Rio de la Plata Rambla and the bullring

  • Lunch if option is selected


  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activities cost

  • Entrance fee to museums

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  • Children below 2 years old are free of charge by sitting on their parents laps

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