Bike & Coffee
This Buenos Aires–based outfit offers bicycle tours and rentals from its cafe just inside Colonia's old town walls. The two-hour tours...
Portón de Campo
The most dramatic way to enter Barrio Histórico is via the reconstructed 1745 city gate. From here, a thick fortified wall runs south...
Convento de San Francisco
Off the southwest corner of Plaza Mayor 25 de Mayo are the ruins of the 17th-century Convento de San Francisco, within which stands the...
Duck under the wood beams into this cozy spot specializing in picadas (little snacks eaten with a toothpick). Sample local wines by the...
Lonely Planet review
In this beautiful old house, you’ll find Portuguese relics including porcelain, furniture, maps, Manuel Lobo’s family tree and the old stone shield that once adorned the Portón de Campo.