Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay – Day Trip From Buenos Aires

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay – Day Trip From Buenos Aires, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay (B)

For anyone planning a trip to Buenos Aires, I can’t recommend a day trip to Colonia del Sacramento enough! It’s very easy to get to (only an hour ferry ride away). And the Barrio Histórico (historic quarter) section of Colonia del Sacramento is a designated World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is SO beautiful and relaxing. You can even rent golf carts and sand buggies to scoot around the city with. It’s a really unique, laid back place to visit.

For this post, I’ll break down how exactly to get to Colonia del Sacramento from Buenos Aires, a few points of interest and what I would do differently if I could go back. Enjoy!

So, this is going to be Colonia’s only downfall. Getting ferry tickets is a really frustrating experience if you’re trying to book in advance online. We visited Colonia del Sacramento on an Argentine holiday and tickets were selling out fast. So, I made sure to book my tickets before we left for our trip. Generally, though, it would not be necessary to book in advance online. You could buy tickets at any of the ferry offices in Buenos Aires. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay – Day Trip From Buenos Aires
Guide Location: Uruguay » Colonia del Sacramento
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lindsey Puls
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Portón de Campo
  • Lighthouse
  • Basílica del Santísimo Sacramento
  • Portuguese Museum
  • Museo Municipal Dr. Bautista Rebuffo