Colonia del Sacramento has been a World Heritage Site since 1995. Discover the European colonial legacy of this enchanting city when you take this fantastic guided tour.
Colonia del Sacramento Guided Tour
After picking you from your hotel, we will begin our tour through the historic heart of Colonia del Sacramento, where you will encounter the oldest streets and the most famous landmarks of the city. The elegant buildings are a splendid mix of Portuguese, Spanish and postcolonial architecture.
Next, we will walk through the Royal Area of San Carlos, where you will see the Chapel of San Benito, and the Mihanovich Complex, an old hotel which has been converted into the current headquarters of the Polytechnic University of Valencia.
Our visit continues along the coast of the great bay and its beaches, and through residential neighborhoods and the modern city center, until we finally return to the old town. Along the way, we will pass through the historic Portón de Campo city gate and drawbridge.
Our guide will give you all the fascinating facts and details of each of the locations we visit on the route, as well as the history of one of the most beautiful cities in Uruguay.
At the end of the tour, we will take you back to the hotel.
Tour with food
When making the booking, you have the option to complement your tour with food at the Meson de la Plaza restaurant located in the historic city center, where you will enjoy a traditional lunch, consisting of a starter, main dish, and dessert.
Trip from Montevideo
If you are staying in Montevideo and want to visit Colonia del Sacramento, you can book our excursion to Colonia del Sacramento from Montevideo.
This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.
|Up to 2 people||Up to 6 people|
|Tour in English||
|Tour with Lunch||
Tour in English
Up to 2 peopleUS$ 181
Up to 6 peopleUS$ 268
Tour with Lunch
Up to 2 peopleUS$ 251
Up to 6 peopleUS$ 472
2 hours 30 minutes.
The tour is exclusively in English.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
English speaking guide.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 2 days before (Colonia del Sacramento local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).