Completed tour around the ”Barrio Histórico” and surroundings.
Passengers are picked up from hotels, port or bus stations. Visit the industrial zone, and Parque Ferrando and its surrounding area.
Next, go over the Real de San Carlos area, making a stop in San Benito Chapel and Complejo Mihanovich: the antique hotel (Present seat of Universidad Politécnica de Valencia), la Plaza de Toros, el Frontón (fronton), the Hipodrome, the Usina (industry) and the Dock. On the west coast, skirting the bay and its beaches, go through the various residential neighborhoods. Then, get to downtown and enter Barrio Histórico (Historical neighborhood) through Portón de Campo de la Antigua Colonia del Sacramento (Gate belonging to old Colonia de Sacramento). Guided tour around the neighborhoods, where you get to know every interesting topic which made it possible for this neighbourhood to be declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1995.
Walk through the historic quarter of Colonia del Sacramento
It is the first site of Uruguay declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1995. Founded in 1680 by the Portuguese Manuel Lobo, the city went from Portuguese rule to Spanish rule several times until the Declaration of Independence in 1825. These events made the coloniense Capital a melting pot of architectural styles in the buildings coexist typically Portuguese colonial Spanish style and bearing housing. Walk down cobbled streets and irregular lets reminisce history, and enjoy a unique landscape with spectacular views of the Rio de la Plata. Their houses, cobbled streets, traditional lanterns, and magical sunsets entice visitors ever since.