Rio de la Plata, Colonia del Sacramento

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Feel your stress melt away as you walk along Rio de la Plata, the estuary where the Uruguay and Parana rivers meet the Atlantic Ocean. Known for its churning, muddy waters, the estuary serves as the final drainage point for a staggering amount of water from across South America. You won't see much in the way of tourist attractions as you stroll, but the area makes a great place to clear your head among pleasant nature. Plan your Rio de la Plata visit and explore what else you can see and do in Colonia del Sacramento using our Colonia del Sacramento vacation trip planner.
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  • An amazing place. The widest river in the world. It is the delta of the river. The colour of the river has to do with its sediments. It is not dirty as some may think. There are one-hour-ferry rides f...  more »
  • If you want to see a sunset at an amazing place I'm sure there aren't many better choices in the world. In May the sun set around 6pm and although it's over quite quick it's most definitely worth it  more »
  • Our guide advised that the river at this point is wider than any other in the world. It could be true as the shorelines on either side of the river are not visible from each other. The ferry ride acro...  more »