Colonia

When to go

Jan-March

Ideal length

4 nights

Transfer time

1 hour flight from Patagonia

Sitting on a peninsula jutting out into the estuary of the Rio de la Plata lays the UNESCO world heritage city of Colonia.  This old Portuguese settlement dates to about 1680, and exploring its broad, winding cobblestone streets on foot make you feel transported back to long forgotten times.

OUR FAVOURITE THINGS TO DO IN COLONIA

PLAZA MAYOR

Where the city was founded is the largest open area in the old city, big enough to practice military manoeuvres long ago

STREET OF SIGHTS

One of the most photographed parts of Colonia, and known as the Street of Sighs probably because you sigh when you first see it and then utter the words ‘How pretty!’

EL FARO

The Lighthouse. The lighthouse was built in 1857 over the ruins of the San Francisco convent. It is normally open every day from 12 to 7pm

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