Colonia & Montevideo

The Gems of Uruguay

Enjoy our favorite tours to Colonia del Sacramento and Montevideo and visit the historic neighbor built by the Portuguese when they ruled over Colonia in 1680. Enjoy beautiful views of Río de la Plata and wander Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay.

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FAQ

How can I go to Colonia and Montevideo?

To Montevideo you can go by plane or by ferry from Buenos Aires (the ferry trip takes 3 hours). To Colonia you can arrive by car or bus from Montevideo or by Ferry from Buenos Aires (there are ferries for 1 hour and 3 hours). Ferries connecting Uruguay and Buenos Aires have a daily frequency.

Is it safe to travel to Uruguay?

Yes, Uruguay is very safe. Montevideo is a capital city, so it is recommended to be careful at night, but you can visit it at any time. Colonia is safe at all times as it is a very quiet city.

What is the best time of the year to go?

Uruguay can be visited all year round! It depends on what you are looking for and if you prefer to travel in cold or warm weather, but you can visit Uruguay at any time of the year.

How is the weather in Uruguay?

The climate is template and humid (average 17 °C), with warm summers and uniform rainfall throughout the year. Due to its latitude, the four seasons are clearly differentiated.

How many days do you recommend to stay in Uruguay?

Uruguay can be enjoyed in 1 day with a tour from Buenos Aires or in multiple days visiting more places and in more depth. We recommend 1 or 2 days in Colonia and 1 or 2 days in Montevideo.

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