Charming Colonia del Sacramento
Leave Montevideo in the morning and let us you take through the Uruguayan countryside to Colonia del Sacramento, located on the east bank of the Rio de la Plata and 180 km west of Montevideo. The journey is approximately 2–2.5 hours each way.
Colonia was founded in 1680 by the Portuguese. The historical part of the town is covering a small peninsula jutting into the river and has a lot to tell about its colonial past. Visit the picturesque streets of Colonia del Sacramento, the eldest city in the country and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy some free time for lunch and to explore this charming town on your own after our guided walking tour (approx. one hour). Then we drive back to Montevideo.
Price from $141*
*The price includes a full-day tour to Colonia del Sacramento, operated by coach/minibus and on foot, and an English-speaking guide, starting and ending at the hotel in Montevideo (approx. 08:00–17:00). This tour operates one day before embarkation or one day after disembarkation and might not be exclusive to Hurtigruten guests. Minimum number of participants applies. Not included: Lunch and drinks.
You can extend your holiday with the program "Charming Colonia del Sacramento" on many of our voyages to South America and Antarctica. Get a complete overview here >>
For sailings with MS Fram and MS Midnatsol, please use booking code CENMVD05.
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If you want to stay in Montevideo before or after your pre/post programme, you can further extend your holiday by staying at our recommended hotels.