Written and Travelled by Amanda Loehnis
There is nothing quite like San Miguel de Allende, known for its baroque architecture, arts and the many festivals. San Miguel is located in the center of Mexico, fours drive from Mexico city.
Best time to go
There is no bad time to go to San Miguel. Winter is high season, warm during the day and cool at night. Summer will rain once a day for about an hour or two. Spring and Fall are festival season. The days are warm not reaching below 70F degrees and the nights are cool in the low 60F degrees.
What to know before you go
San Miguel is a city to explore the wonderful streets by foot so bring some shoes that can take the cobblestone streets. Taxis are available, as are buses. Good 24 hrs taxi company- 154-0737 (local). Graciella is the day radio operator.
How to get there
Fly into Leon, Guanajato, Mexico. Have a car meet you in Leon to take you to San Miguel de Allende(1.5 hour car ride). Our man Ramiro’s cell from states 011-52-1-415-103-0009. Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rent a fabulous hacienda. All the rental properties come with maids and for extra Pesos they will make a wonderful Mexican meal. Rent La Casa Hyder for large groups wanting to be in the same house, it is a huge house with gorgeous Mexican flare.
Pottery, tin furniture and accessories, and don't miss tiles at Dolores Hidalgo