Our trip in Uruguay has that air of old days. We propose you to make ballast roads without much difficulty through soft hills and flat rural areas. Cycling without hurry through green fields with remnants of the history of the “Río de la Plata”. Knowing the wineries and vineyards, visiting Colonia de Sacramento, visiting this part of Uruguay by bike and walking, even photographing it is a worthwhile experience.
|DEPART/ARRIVAL||Carmelo/ Colonia de Sacramento|
|SCHEDULE||7.30a.m. Tigre Port. There’s a chance to travel to Carmelo on
friday afternoon, please let us know if interested in.
|Dates||April, May, September, October, November|
Beautiful weekend ride in Carmelo, Conchillas and Colonia in Uruguay
Day 1: Carmelo to Conchillas
Day 2: Conchillas to Colonia de Sacramento
After a fabulous breakfast we set off by bike to Colonia. Initially by internal roads, then in a short stretch on route 21, until kilometer seventeen, time to enter again to the roads of conchilla to reach the “Estancia Cerros de San Juan” at kilometer twenty-three where we will be greeted with a nice lunch. After a well-deserved rest we continue towards Colonia by a ballast road (conchilla), between hills, fields, having the Río de la Plata always on our right hand. We crown the afternoon when at Real de San Carlos, the old bullring of colonial times and the hippodrome that had their splendor at the beginning of the 20th century. Few kilometers remain to reach Colonia where we will have some time to walk around the old town and city of Colonia. In the afternoon, we go to the port of Colonia to embark towards Buenos Aires. Distance: 56km