Hop across the River Plate to explore the historic heart of Uruguay

Uruguay's oldest city, the attractive Colonia de Sacramento, lies just across the River Plate from Buenos Aires, linked by a regular ferry and hydrofoil service. A short walk from the ferry terminal is the charming historic center - a maze of narrow cobbled streets, often lined with vintage cars, clustered around a lighthouse. It was built by the Portuguese in the 17th century and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Among the notable attractions are a clutch of elegant colonial buildings and tours of the historic quarter include the original Portuguese fortifications, the Plaza de Armas, the ruined Convent of San Francisco and the San Carlos bullring.

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The Carmelo Tour - Colonia del Sacramento - Holidays to Uruguay


Carmelo Tour

6 Nights from £1,412 €794 $835

Cross the River Plate leading to Colonia with ancient cobbled streets, picturesque vineyards, the modern and artistic cities, the trendy beach resort of Pu…

The Carmelo Tour
Tours in Uruguay

6 Nights from £1,412 €794 $835

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Colonia

    Day 2 - Trip to Carmelo

  2. Day 3 - Montevideo

    Day 4 - Full day tour of Montevideo 


  3. Days 5-6 Transfer and leisure at Punta del Este

    Day 7 - Ferry and departure

Colonia del Sacramento


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