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Barrio Historico

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
+598 94 316 448
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US$ 82.99*
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Day Trip to Colonia from Montevideo
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US$ 250.00*
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Private Tour: Colonia del Sacramento Day Trip from Buenos Aires
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This historic section of town takes you back to the 17th and 18th centuries, with an array of interesting museums, an historic lighthouse and Uruguay’s oldest church.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“buenos aires” (157 reviews)
“old town” (66 reviews)
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
+598 94 316 448
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Reviewed 2 days ago

...but not the most amazing one we've visited. Still, it was quite interesting from both a historical perspective and for a relaxing experience. But don't come expecting to be "wow'd" ... for most, at least.

Thank themitchellfamilyaz
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are looking for a relaxing day away from Buenos Aires, give Colonia a try. We booked a tour through Buque Bus and after taking the ferry over, had a walking tour of the historic district - it was just ok, the guide had...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had two experiences in Colonia. The first time it was a sunny day and the place was certainly more lively and alluring. The architecture is beautiful and well kept. The second time I was here the day was overcast and kind of rainy....More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Barrio Historico in Colonia is a place that we deserve to go to. It has both Portuguese and Spanish influence since these countries were in a war against each other in the earlier times of the neighborhood. It seems that the government has done...More

Thank Diego S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little colonial historic centre.The city is easily reachable from Buenos Aires in 1 hour and 15 minutes with a fast ferry departing from Puerto Madero (I took Buquebus, the other choices are Colonia Express and Seacat). Is an interesting day-trip if you are spending...More

Thank magistef
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Though some people choose to make a day trip to Colonia I would suggest staying a night or two in one of several nice hotels or guesthouses in the city (the Posada Don Antonio, where I stayed is strongly recommended!). By staying overnight one can...More

Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many details, so much history packed in this small neighborhood! A walking tour is the best option for you not to miss out on anything. The guide usually provides advice on restaurants, museums, shopping and how to return to the terminal.

Thank Christiane F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main historical part of Colonia. it's pretty small and easy to walk around. if you are in BA and wondering how long to spend in Colonia. You can easy just spend an hour or 2 here and feel like you have seen everything before...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The old town is very well maintained with lovely arquitecture, sea views, lots of shops and artesanal products.

Thank brasilboy
Reviewed 23 May 2017

If Disney made historic quarters, this is what he'd make. Spectacularly beautiful: even off-season you keep running into people organising photo-shoots. Very relaxing if (like us) you visit to take a couple of days away from the bustle of Buenos Aires.

1  Thank Tom W
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Hello. Did you take the walking tour and/or audio tour and if so was commentary in English? Thank you.
1 February 2017|
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Response from teddw2ds | Reviewed this property |
I bought the English walking tour through the ferry company Buquebus. I did not GET the English walking tour, however, since they didn't have anyone available to provide it in English! So buyer beware. Fortunately, my... More
Your photographs are wonderful! Many thanks for taking the time to post.
19 October 2015|
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Response from SusiBrasil | Reviewed this property |
thank you!
Marilia S
Good Morning! I made reservation through Hotels c and my Confirmation Number is 8033629714353. I will arrive next tuesday. I have 2 questions: 1 - My niece from London needs to send me a package. Could you please accept this package for me if it arrives before I arrive? Is there a charge for this? 2- Can Paris Pass be purchased at the front desk? Merci!
28 January 2015|
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Response from StellaPilar | Reviewed this property |
The same as Marbidi, I am afraid i can't answer this question, as I am just a traveller, not a hotel... sorry about that