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Faro de Colonia del Sacramento

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Faro de Colonia del Sacramento

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de San Francisco, Colonia del Sacramento 70000 Uruguay
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Full day Colonia del Sacramento from Buenos Aires with fast ferry and transfers
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Full day Colonia del Sacramento from Buenos Aires with fast ferry and transfers

Enjoy a full day tour to Colonia del Sacramento, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This tour includes round trip transportation from any downtown hotel in Buenos Aires or Buenos Aires Cruise Port. Fast ferry (1.15 hours) tickets departing from Buenos Aires at 8.15am and arriving back at 9.30pm. Walking tour with lunch at a local restaurant with 1 non alcoholic drink.
$120.00 per adult
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Lucia P wrote a review May 7
Fray Bentos, Uruguay2 contributions
It's a beautiful place! Where you can see the entire city of Colonia There are 112 steps to climb, it is very small inside, it is exhausting but it is worth climbing each step.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Franco N wrote a review Apr 2021
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It is a beautiful place with a lot of history ideal to watch the sunset of the Rio de la Plata. I highly recommend it
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Date of experience: May 2020
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Dan M wrote a review Aug 2020
Wigan163 contributions85 helpful votes
A wonderful place to abtain a great view of Colonia and across the river. The climb, as expected is steep and the access to the outside platform is tight - so you need to be a little bit fit and flexible - access is one way as there's no way to pass ascending/dscending visitors. The platform is quite narrow so there's lots of social pleasantries to manoeuvre around for the full 360 degree experience. Not too expensive.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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jonahNJ wrote a review Jul 2020
Pennington, New Jersey10784 contributions519 helpful votes
During our journey around Colonia del Sacramento, my wife and I were impressed by the iconic lighthouse which can be seen from many points throughout the Barrio Historico. This 19th century edifice is well maintained, still functions and provides excellent views of Colonia del Sacramento as well as the Río de la Plata. The walk up is a bit tighter than other lighthouses I have visited throughout the world, but this is certainly a must see when visiting Colonia del Sacramento.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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WImom wrote a review Apr 2020
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin2339 contributions426 helpful votes
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In my opinion, this is probably the best attraction in Colonia besides the ambiance of the historical area. It is open from 10-6:30, but closes for lunch from 1-2:30. Cost was 40 Uruguayan pesos but they do take Argentina pesos. They only let a limited amount of people go in the lighthouse at a time and the line seems to run slow. It is about 100 steps in a winding staircase with a tier midway and a lookout point at the top. Nice views at the top. Had read that you may be able to see Buenos Aries from the top on a clear day. Even though it was clear, we were unable to see BA.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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