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Private Tour: Colonia del Sacramento Day Trip from Buenos Aires
"Your will be picked up at your selected location (hotel apartment) and meet your driver who will transfer you to the ferry terminal where you will board a fast ferry (1-hour trip) to Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay. Upon arrival you will meet your guide who will be waiting for you at the arrivals hall with a sign with your name on it.After meeting your guide enjoy your 1.5-hour walking tour in Colonia's historic quarter. See the Portón de Campo (city gate) where you will admire the old wall and wooden bridge. Next head to Calle de los Suspiros (Street of Sighs)
From $250.00
 
Private Tour: Colonia del Sacramento Day Trip from Buenos Aires
"Your will be picked up at your selected location (hotel apartment) and meet your driver who will transfer you to the ferry terminal where you will board a fast ferry (1-hour trip) to Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay. Upon arrival you will meet your guide who will be waiting for you at the arrivals hall with a sign with your name on it.After meeting your guide enjoy your 1.5-hour walking tour in Colonia's historic quarter. See the Portón de Campo (city gate) where you will admire the old wall and wooden bridge. Next head to Calle de los Suspiros (Street of Sighs)
From $250.00
 
Tigre Delta Sightseeing Cruise from Buenos Aires
"Your sailing sightseeing cruise starts with pickup from your centrally located Buenos Aires hotel. You will meet your guide and head to the marina to board a motor sailboat at a prestigious yacht club in San Isidro. Start sailing on the world's widest river Rio de la Plata.After a 30-minute ride stop at San Isidro channel where you reach smalls streams where you will be able to see wildlife go swimming kayaking fishing or simply relax. Here
From $232.00

More Tourist Traps in Colonia del Sacramento

Guided Tour of Colonia & Farms & Stadium

It's been a while since I've been but I went on a tour arranged by a vendor that sent me on Barquebus and then a guided tour of Colonia and a couple farms in the area. STAY AWAY FROM THIS TOUR. It was...
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dutchesspdx
Sep 07, 2012

Barquebus daytrip package

Barquebus offers many daytrip and overnight packages. They are of course designed to make travel easier for people but they are quite lame. They will give you a day tour and a meal at an overcrowed...
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VolsUT
Dec 05, 2009

Colonia is a tourist trap

unfortunately, the entire town is a trap--i was thinking it was going to be something along the line of san miguel de allende in mexico or santa fe in new mexico, and it was pretty much a very little...
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monicarc
Nov 07, 2007

A horse you may not want to ride

In late Sept 2007 on a Buquebus day tour origninating in Buenos Aires, I traveled by boat (1hr) to Colonia. The tour first included a stop at Arenas Granja Colonia (Ruta No1 Km. 167 Riachuelo Colonia....
ithoughtitwasjustme
Nov 03, 2007

Slow boat to Colonia

You are literally trapped on a ferry for 3 hours. We payed for the slow ferry and a tour of Colonia it took up the whole day and it would have been better to get there fast and enjoy the town. We...
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BrendaLehr
Jan 11, 2006

Careful about - Baquebus Duty FREE!

This is a sad story of a fellow passanger who made the mistake of buying some perfume from Duty Free on the FAST FERRY from Colonia to Buenos Aires.When he sudenly noticed that the perfume bottle that...
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XKuger
Oct 26, 2004
 
 
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The VT trap

Andrea and I noticed this internet place as we were getting ready to head back to the ferry port. We were only tempted for a second! If you need to check your email, don't worry, you'll be able to...
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acemj
Nov 01, 2003

Granja Colonia, filler or time killer?

Our first stop was the Granja Colonia in a rural area north of town. This was a tourist trap if I ever saw one. It was a museum of somebody's keychain and soft drink bottle collection, and a gift shop...
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b1bob
Feb 09, 2003

prices in argentinan peso

If you come from Buenos Aires as we did, expect to pay everything a lot, argentinan peso is accepted everywhere in Clonia but the exchange rate is really bad. use credit card if you can.
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xaver
Jul 11, 2013

Top Hotels in Colonia del Sacramento

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Washington Barbot 283, Colonia del Sacramento, 70000, Uruguay
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Ituzaingo 232, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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Continuacion de la Rambla de Las Americas S/N, Colonia del Sacramento, 70000, Uruguay
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Intendente Suarez 105, esq. Manuel Lobo, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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Washington Barbot 59, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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Misiones de los Tapes 171, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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Top Things to Do in Colonia del Sacramento

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Museo Español (Spanish Museum)

The Museo Español (Spanish Museum) was located near the port, in a street named España (Spain). It was very didactic and explained the spanish colonial period in that town, from the times when it was...
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UNESCO Sign

Colonia del Sacramento is a world patrimony. It combines elements of portuguese and spanish architecture, which makes it a very attractive colonial town. Colonia is also the first town founded in...
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Old City Walls

A shot taken outside the city walls. Remnants of the old walls can be found circling the old town that date back to the founding of the town in 1680 and the numerous struggles between the Portuguese...
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Old Cathedral

It was very peaceful inside. The cathedral is inside the UNESCO site. I read in a sign that it was first built in 1680, but then in 1810 it was modified. Spanish built it. Then a storm destroyed it...
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City Gates

The old city gates are the first thing you'll see when you enter the old part of the city. they date almost to the founding of the city by the Portuguese in 1680 and what's left of them encircle the...
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Iglesia Matriz

Colonia, like all old Spanish towns, has a classic mission style Colonial Cathedral, also known as the Basílica del Santísimo Sacramento. The church dates to 1680 with the original structure being...
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acemj

"Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay"
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"Colonia del Sacramento"
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andal13

"The ugliest page of the nicest town"
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mvtouring

"Colonia del Sacramento"
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barryg23

"A beautiful old town in Uruguay"
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