Visit the most attractive places of Colonia del Sacramento with your own guide and enjoy a pleasant two-hour tour of this 17th century Portuguese City. Learn of its history, and explore its national monuments and historic buildings.
What to Expect
There has never been a better time to see this old architectural city declared a site of Historical Patrimony of Humanity by UNESCO. This unforgettable tour will take you along the stone-paved streets to historic buildings and museums that reveal their Spanish and Portuguese influences. You will visit many different and exciting locations including the Colonial del Sacramento’s downtown area where you will see the more modern part of the city.
Your tour will continue from downtown to view the always-active port area of Uruguay. For years this area operated as a contraband port, evading the strictures imposed on trade by the Spanish crown. Continue on to make another stop at Uruguay’s beautiful Fernando Beach where you can enjoy a brief moment of relaxation as you savor the sounds of waves crashing onto the beach. Next, visit the Forestall Reserve for an amazing chance to see natural landmarks and the animals native to Uruguay.
Last, visit the Real de San Carlos Bull fighting arena. Opened on January 9, 1910, the arena hosted a total of 8 fights before bull fighting was prohibited by the Uruguayan national government in 1912.
This amazing tour helps you understand the source of Colonia del Sacramento's local pride as you tour the city's amazing national monuments and historic buildings.
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Spanish speaking guide and driver (English speaking guide add ons)