Colonia Winery and City tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

272620


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Food and Wine

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 9

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Visit to 2 Wineries, testing included! Private guided tour


Driving 78 kilometers outside the city of Colonia del Sacramento, we will arrive at Carmelo. Around this city, there are different wineries. In each one of them, you will be able to know about the production of different varieties of white, rose and red wines. After that, you will be able to taste our traditional Tannat (a French grape that was brought to Uruguay and it adapted to our climate in a perfect way).
It is possible to taste other wines like Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Risling, Botrytis, etc.
Each winery is different from the others because each one of them has its own charm.
The Wineries we'll visit are Legado & Cordano. Tasting included

If you are coming by ferry from Buenos Aires, you can take the first one in the morning, returning in the afternoon.

Itinerary

- Driving to Carmelo
- Visit to 2 wineries, Tasting included!

- City tour:
The Old wall, Church, Lighthouse
Squares, Houses and streets of the Colonial Period.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Port, Bus Station or Hotel

End location: Port, Bus Station or Hotel

Duration: 6 hours

Transportation

Chauffeured Van

What’s Included

Other: My services as your personal tour guide, transportation in a private van with chauffeur to and from the port/hotel, roundtrip to Carmelo - Area of the Wineries and around the city, Wine tasting in 2 wineries!

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 UYU - 1000 UYU is approximately 35 USD dollars.
Lunch: USD 20 to 40 per person.
Museum tickets (Optional): from USD 1 to 10.
Souvenirs and Shops optional

What’s Extra

Other: Purchase of any items of a personal nature related to shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals.

A Recent Review of this tour

Fabian was waiting for us at the dock upon arrival from BA. After a short tour in Colonia, we left for Carmelo. On the way, we stopped at the bullring, walked around, went into the church. The first winery in Carmelo was lovely, charming. After touring the wine-making facilities, we ate bread, cheese, and local sausage under the shaded arbor. Then on to the next winery. Fabian speaks excellent English, is very knowledgeable about his country, its social structures, economy. Wonderful guide.
Eileen Keller

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