Best Private & Personalized Day Trip to Colonia del Sacramento (from Montevideo)

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From $330.00

8 reviews   (5.00)

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Departs: Montevideo, Montevideo

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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We are a family company dedicated to making our travelers spend their best holidays and enjoy with us. We love to show tourists from all over the world the charms of our country and to make them spend a nice day in a relaxed atmosphere, making a friend in Uruguay at the end of the trip.

Visit the town of Colonia del Sacramento on a trip day from Montevideo.

Walk along the cobbled streets of the charming colonial town and learn about its history from your tour guide over the course of two or three hours.
Time for lunch in a restaurant in the colonial area is possible if tourists wish

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Private transportation

WiFi on board

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 80

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Colonia del Sacramento
The historic city of Colonia del Sacramento, founded in 1680, evokes images of ancient Lisbon for its Portuguese-style architecture and winding streets. Colonia is located in the southwestern part of Uruguay, on the River Plate, and in 1995 UNESCO declared it to World Heritage Site. You can visit Colonia easily by ferry from Buenos Aires in just a day trip, and this is one of the reasons that make its beaches a popular destination of great tourist attraction for Argentines. Among its main monuments are the Church Matrix, which is the oldest in the country, the Municipal Museum and a port dating from the seventeenth century that merges harmoniously with the river.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Puerta de la Ciudadela
It was built in the year 1745 by order of the Portuguese governor Vasconcellos who at that time was leading these lands. In its origins the Door was the portico of entrance to Colony, protected at that time by a strong military of thick walls that were frequent target of pirate attacks, Spanish and English.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

La Calle de los Suspiros
It is born in the Plaza Mayor and continues on a slope to the Río de la Plata. It is a narrow street with Portuguese characteristics, cobbled with a wedge and without sidewalks. The sides are tilted towards the center to form a drainage channel.

The houses, built in the first half of the 18th century, have stone walls, tile roofs and ceramic floors. The doors and windows are small and made of wood, although only houses with a gabled roof are preserved.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Faro de Colonia del Sacramento
It was built in January 1857. It has two red flashes every nine seconds. It is a circular tower of white masonry with a dome with white and red radial stripes. It has a unique structure with a square base and a cylindrical tower that reaches the lantern. It was built on one of the old towers of the Convent of San Francisco, whose ruins are at the foot of the lighthouse. Its height is 26 meters and has a luminous range of 7.8 nautical miles

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento
The Basilica has a most unusual altar feature for its time and even now; an back lit semi-circular alcove that features a very large monstrance (receptacle for displaying the Sacred Host or Blessed Sacrament). The outside brickwork shows the Portuguese influence of its builders.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Plaza de toros Real de San Carlos
The Plaza de Toros Real de San Carlos is located in the Real de San Carlos area, 5 km from the historic neighborhood of Colonia del Sacramento, capital of the department of Colonia, Uruguay. It is the only place that remains in Uruguay and was erected with a Mudejar style, very similar to the bullring of Spain, preserving arches and some circumference details. It is a work done by the Argentine architect José Marcovich and the engineer Dupuy. It was inaugurated on January 9, 1910 with eight official runs, although there were more than eighty, because the space for shows was still used even under the prohibition of running by President José Batlle and Ordonez in 1912.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Rambla de Colonia
Stop at the Colonia Cartel to take some beautiful photos of our tourists with the memory of their visit to the city and also to enjoy the landscape of the Río de la Plata

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Granja Colonia
Visit to the Pencil Museum and Granja Arenas (Wines and Cheeses)

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Beautiful day at Colonia
victorlY2295NE, 24-11-2022
We where pick at our hotel early by Mauro which is an excellent guide an person. All the way and back he was telling history of Uruguay with Montevideo and Colonia as first topic! Took us to see a small artisan place for cheese and cured meats . At Colonia took us around explaining everything an later to a magnificent restaurant were we had a great meal. Colonia is a small charming town and we liked! We bought some souvenirs and came back to Montevideo. What a wonderful trip & day . Highly recommend this tour. 5 stars⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
I wish I could do more tours with them!
Relax38850281550, 21-02-2022
Highly recommend this company for tours in Uruguay! Communication was great, they responded quickly, they were kind, flexible with the needs of a family with kids and easy to work with. We went of a day tour of Colonia from Montevideo. I wish we had more time and could do more tours with them!
exactly what we expected
Jonathan_S, 21-08-2019
This was one of the better private tour we've booked. Andrés picked us up at our requested time. During the drive to Colonia he pointed out some interesting sights.

The local guide in Colonia was good; she answered all of our questions.

We were traveling with a friend who has mobility issues and Andrés accommodated us and helped out a lot. We really appreciated his kindness and professionalism.
Excelente experiencia en...
Shaula_G, 25-09-2022
Excelente experiencia en nuestro tour privado, guiado por Andrés. Puntual, detallista y muy paciente. 100% recomendado.
Excelente companhia!!
G4390ORpedrol, 18-09-2022
Andres é super bacana, fez diferença no nossos dias. Explicou muito bem sobre as historias do Uruguay e locais.
Demos risadas, comemos super bem; alem de claro ele ser um excelente fotografo, pois auxiliou nas fotos do casal!!

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