Colonia del Sacramento, better known as Colonia is one of the major tourist cities of Uruguay. It is located on the banks of the Río de la Plata and with its charm, hundreds of tourists, who travel and enjoy its classic cobbled streets and beautiful walks, are fascinated.
Colonia is the tourist destination for excellence for those seeking a quiet place, history, good food and a few romantic sunsets.
Any time of the year is a good time to visit the lighthouse, its churches, the colonial houses, Bullring and the 8 museums that have enormous cultural value.
Given its proximity to Buenos Aires, the best way to get there is by boat. Buquebus, offers tickets to Colonia at a low cost and with two trips options per day. With the fast ferry, it will only take you an hour or with the Eladia Isabel vessel the journey will take you 2 hrs 45min.
Once you reach the city, you can take advantage of getting to know the port and visit the historic district, La Calle de los Suspiros, El portón de campo, the Holy Basilic and Plaza mayor, among the spectaculars landscapes and places of interest.
Also, with the tourist bus you can visit all the important points of the city, taking the bus and getting off many times you want. The bus has 10 stops covering the entire city of Colonia, which are the historic district until the Plaza de Toros, passing by the Quiet North and South Port, through the Golf courses and the Royal Pier.
You can also visit Colonia by bike, taking it free in all our vessels.