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From Mexico City: San Miguel de Allende Day Trip

1. From Mexico City: San Miguel de Allende Day Trip

Depart Mexico City in the morning and take in the views of the countryside en route to the colonial city of San Miguel de Allende. Upon arrival, join a 1.5-hour guided tour to see attractions such as the parish church of San Miguel Arcángel and the contemporary art museum of the Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery. Admire the typical Spanish-Baroque façade of the San Francisco Church, and see the former home of Ignacio Allende, notable for his role in the Mexican War of Independence. Purchase typical handicrafts at the craft market and learn more about the history of Mexico outside the Municipal Palace, where statues of Miguel Hidalgo and Ignacio Allende are located. Get some free time to stroll the streets at your own pace. Use the time to visit galleries, or find a nice restaurant or local market to eat lunch. Drive back to Mexico City in the afternoon, with an estimated time of arrival at 9:00 PM.

Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of San Miguel de Allende

2. Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of San Miguel de Allende

When coming to San Miguel, many times people come with different expectations, and sometimes finding your way around may be difficult. On this tour we like to welcome the people and introduce them into our city. People will learn about the colors of Mexico, the magic of the people and the charm of the town. We will have a wonderful walk learning about the city, the history, the architecture and many tips on how to have the best trip while you are here in San Miguel de Allende. A perfect balance of History, Culture, Art, Architecture, information about the town, the state of Guanajuato, and México. After this tour people will enjoy having a great perspective about San Miguel and the region. Find out why Guanajuato region is one of the preferred of visitors.

San Miguel de Allende: Tacos and Tequilas Tour

3. San Miguel de Allende: Tacos and Tequilas Tour

Start the tour off at Baja Fish Taquito. Then, head to the next spot, along the way taking in the beautiful sights of San Miguel. Cultural sites include the Jardin, San Francisco Church, the Plaza Civica, and the Oratorio Church. On this guided food and city walking tour you'll get to try out 5 food-tasting spots carefully chosen to highlight the best regional flavors of San Miguel. Savor local delicacies at off-the-beaten-path eateries with their lively owners and staff.  Enjoy a sampling of mouth-watering food at family-owned restaurants and stands, all the while sipping on refreshing local drinks and picking up some insights into the city's history and culture from your passionate tour guide. You can look forward to San Miguel’s best tacos and delicious cocktails. All the snacking adds up to be enough for a satisfying dinner, and all the food and drinks are included in the tour price. End at the corner of Hidalgo and Insurgentes Street, just two blocks from the main square. You can walk downtown to continue your evening or your guide will help you find a taxi home.

San Miguel de Allende: Zipline Adventure & Suspension Bridge

4. San Miguel de Allende: Zipline Adventure & Suspension Bridge

Get your adrenaline pumping on a seven-zipline adventure above the Cañon Aguila Cola Roja — the Red-Tailed Eagle Canyon. Enjoy a different perspective on the canyon, tiptoe across an extreme suspension bridge, and take memorable photos with your family and friends. Make your own way to the park where your hosts will welcome you. Receive the safety equipment and instructions you need for a safe adventure, then hop in a van to the canyon and take in the panoramic views once you arrive. Before riding the first zipline, get more safety instructions and tips on how to get the most out of your zipline rides. Then, start your tour on the 7 ziplines, beginning with the longest 300-meter zipline. While on the ziplines, marvel at the magnificent views of nature and a unique perspective on the canyon. Test your nerve on a 110-meter-long suspension bridge — don't look down. During the whole experience, have your photos taken by your guide on your own cellphone. Once you finish the activity, the van will take you back to the main entrance of the park where the experience ends.

San Miguel de Allende: ATV and Ziplining Adventure Tour

5. San Miguel de Allende: ATV and Ziplining Adventure Tour

Get your heart pumping with an action-packed ATV tour at the San Miguel Adventure Park in San Miguel de Allende. Admire the countryside and pass over a stunning canyon as you complete 7 zipline courses.  Check in at the San Miguel Adventure Park and get fitted with equipment that will ensure your safety throughout your ATV adventure. Learn how to operate the ATV and set off through the Red Tailed Eagle Canyon. Look for wildlife as you ride thorugh the canyon like golden eagles, red-tailed hawks, and prairie falcons. Stop and get fitted with your zipline harness. View the canyon from above as you fly thorugh the air on each zipline course.  Challenge yourself to crossing a suspension bridge that is over a hundred meters long with a protective helmet and safety rope. 

San Miguel: Landmarks and Lunch Walking Tour in English

6. San Miguel: Landmarks and Lunch Walking Tour in English

Explore San Miguel's main sights and hidden treasures on a guided walking tour for up to 10 people. Learn about the history of a town founded in 1542, and replenish your energy after with a 3-course Mexican meal in a traditional family-run restaurant. Begin your tour at the Plaza of San Francisco. From here, discover the stories and histories of many different landmarks in San Miguel with a certified local guide. Find out how the city has developed from humble beginnings into a world-class destination. As you walk through the town, visit a range of sights like markets, schools, and churches. Learn about local merchants who breathe life into San Miguel and make some new friends along the way. To finish your tour, savor some fantastic food, including an appetizer, main course, dessert, and a drink.

San Miguel Allende: Half-Day Horseback Riding Adventure

7. San Miguel Allende: Half-Day Horseback Riding Adventure

Begin down in the mouth of the canyon along the edge of the river as you start to explore the landscape around you on horseback. Receive instructions on riding and an overview of your adventure. Have the opportunity to cross the river and gallop through traditional cattle ranches. Take a short rest on the top of dramatic cliffs, and admire the views as you snap some great pictures. Continue over the plains and amongst the cattle, reaching a further edge of the canyon and begin a 40-minute descent back down to find the winding river. Choose to add on either a hot springs or rappelling experience, for a touch of relaxation or some extra adrenaline. Opt for a soothing soak in some healing pools to reward yourself after your adventure. Select the rappelling experience to finish your adventure with a kick as you descend down 150 feet cliffs.  For the grand finale, when you get back to the ranch, you will have an organic ranch-style meal, freshly prepared for your arrival. This authentic meal includes freshly hand-made tortillas, organic cheese, beans, quesadillas among other traditional dishes.

San Miguel: Evening Food Tour

8. San Miguel: Evening Food Tour

Enjoy a 3-hour guided food tour through downtown San Miguel. Learn about the cultures which have come to define Mexico as a country - Aztec, Mayan, Toltec, Moorish, Spanish, and even French - through a series of 5 tastings at carefully selected restaurants and vendors. Discover why in 2010, UNESCO added Mexican cuisine to its list of the world’s 'intangible cultural heritage'. Enjoy how the aromas, textures, and colors create a memorable experience you won’t soon forget. This foodie adventure showcases the city's highlights and hidden gems. Learn about the real local merchants who breathe life into the city with their powerful personal histories. Experience San Miguel’s history and beauty unfold through its stunning architecture, impressive natural terrain, and fascinating locals. Walk away armed with new knowledge and a host of recommendations so you can explore San Miguel further on your own.

San Miguel de Allende: Chocolate Tasting and Walking Tour

9. San Miguel de Allende: Chocolate Tasting and Walking Tour

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a guided chocolate tasting tour in San Miguel. Learn about the history of chocolate in Mexico, its humble beginnings and the surprising ways to use chocolate in Mexican cuisine. Sample 5 different chocolates carefully chosen to highlight the best regional flavors San Miguel has to offer. Between the locations, wander through the beautiful colonial sights in town and marvel at the amazing landmarks. Enjoy the company of fellow chocolate lovers and meet local merchants for a delicious sampling of chocolate treats. Your guide will also tell you stories about how Europe has shaped the Mexican chocolate culture.

San Miguel de Allende: Walking Tour of Houses and Gardens

10. San Miguel de Allende: Walking Tour of Houses and Gardens

Discover a different side of San Miguel De Allende on this walking tour with a bilingual guide. Visit the old, quiet, and romantic part of the town, walking through the cobblestoned streets and past colorful houses with a picturesque blend of architectural styles. Meet your guide and be introduced to the town’s historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, filled with buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries. Behind half-open doors, see Baroque and neo-Gothic mansions, many of which function as boutique hotels, designer shops, and art galleries today. Walk through the winding paths of the tranquil Parque Benito Juarez with colorful flowers and benches under shade trees. Then see the fountain of El Chorro near which lie many old public washing stations, some of which are still sometimes used. Next, go to the viewpoint of Mirador de San Miguel de Allende for panoramic views of the city, from the towering pink spires of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel all the way to the dry hills of the Guanajuato countryside in the back. Before ending the tour, visit the house where El Pípila, a local hero who played a significant role in the struggle for Mexican independence, was born.

San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende

Our most recommended San Miguel de Allende Family-friendly activities

From Mexico City: San Miguel de Allende Day Trip

From Mexico City: San Miguel de Allende Day Trip

Depart Mexico City in the morning and take in the views of the countryside en route to the colonial city of San Miguel de Allende. Upon arrival, join a 1.5-hour guided tour to see attractions such as the parish church of San Miguel Arcángel and the contemporary art museum of the Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery. Admire the typical Spanish-Baroque façade of the San Francisco Church, and see the former home of Ignacio Allende, notable for his role in the Mexican War of Independence. Purchase typical handicrafts at the craft market and learn more about the history of Mexico outside the Municipal Palace, where statues of Miguel Hidalgo and Ignacio Allende are located. Get some free time to stroll the streets at your own pace. Use the time to visit galleries, or find a nice restaurant or local market to eat lunch. Drive back to Mexico City in the afternoon, with an estimated time of arrival at 9:00 PM.

Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of San Miguel de Allende

Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of San Miguel de Allende

When coming to San Miguel, many times people come with different expectations, and sometimes finding your way around may be difficult. On this tour we like to welcome the people and introduce them into our city. People will learn about the colors of Mexico, the magic of the people and the charm of the town. We will have a wonderful walk learning about the city, the history, the architecture and many tips on how to have the best trip while you are here in San Miguel de Allende. A perfect balance of History, Culture, Art, Architecture, information about the town, the state of Guanajuato, and México. After this tour people will enjoy having a great perspective about San Miguel and the region. Find out why Guanajuato region is one of the preferred of visitors.

San Miguel de Allende: Tacos and Tequilas Tour

San Miguel de Allende: Tacos and Tequilas Tour

Start the tour off at Baja Fish Taquito. Then, head to the next spot, along the way taking in the beautiful sights of San Miguel. Cultural sites include the Jardin, San Francisco Church, the Plaza Civica, and the Oratorio Church. On this guided food and city walking tour you'll get to try out 5 food-tasting spots carefully chosen to highlight the best regional flavors of San Miguel. Savor local delicacies at off-the-beaten-path eateries with their lively owners and staff.  Enjoy a sampling of mouth-watering food at family-owned restaurants and stands, all the while sipping on refreshing local drinks and picking up some insights into the city's history and culture from your passionate tour guide. You can look forward to San Miguel’s best tacos and delicious cocktails. All the snacking adds up to be enough for a satisfying dinner, and all the food and drinks are included in the tour price. End at the corner of Hidalgo and Insurgentes Street, just two blocks from the main square. You can walk downtown to continue your evening or your guide will help you find a taxi home.

San Miguel de Allende: Zipline Adventure & Suspension Bridge

San Miguel de Allende: Zipline Adventure & Suspension Bridge

Get your adrenaline pumping on a seven-zipline adventure above the Cañon Aguila Cola Roja — the Red-Tailed Eagle Canyon. Enjoy a different perspective on the canyon, tiptoe across an extreme suspension bridge, and take memorable photos with your family and friends. Make your own way to the park where your hosts will welcome you. Receive the safety equipment and instructions you need for a safe adventure, then hop in a van to the canyon and take in the panoramic views once you arrive. Before riding the first zipline, get more safety instructions and tips on how to get the most out of your zipline rides. Then, start your tour on the 7 ziplines, beginning with the longest 300-meter zipline. While on the ziplines, marvel at the magnificent views of nature and a unique perspective on the canyon. Test your nerve on a 110-meter-long suspension bridge — don't look down. During the whole experience, have your photos taken by your guide on your own cellphone. Once you finish the activity, the van will take you back to the main entrance of the park where the experience ends.

San Miguel de Allende: ATV and Ziplining Adventure Tour

San Miguel de Allende: ATV and Ziplining Adventure Tour

Get your heart pumping with an action-packed ATV tour at the San Miguel Adventure Park in San Miguel de Allende. Admire the countryside and pass over a stunning canyon as you complete 7 zipline courses.  Check in at the San Miguel Adventure Park and get fitted with equipment that will ensure your safety throughout your ATV adventure. Learn how to operate the ATV and set off through the Red Tailed Eagle Canyon. Look for wildlife as you ride thorugh the canyon like golden eagles, red-tailed hawks, and prairie falcons. Stop and get fitted with your zipline harness. View the canyon from above as you fly thorugh the air on each zipline course.  Challenge yourself to crossing a suspension bridge that is over a hundred meters long with a protective helmet and safety rope. 

San Miguel: Landmarks and Lunch Walking Tour in English

San Miguel: Landmarks and Lunch Walking Tour in English

Explore San Miguel's main sights and hidden treasures on a guided walking tour for up to 10 people. Learn about the history of a town founded in 1542, and replenish your energy after with a 3-course Mexican meal in a traditional family-run restaurant. Begin your tour at the Plaza of San Francisco. From here, discover the stories and histories of many different landmarks in San Miguel with a certified local guide. Find out how the city has developed from humble beginnings into a world-class destination. As you walk through the town, visit a range of sights like markets, schools, and churches. Learn about local merchants who breathe life into San Miguel and make some new friends along the way. To finish your tour, savor some fantastic food, including an appetizer, main course, dessert, and a drink.

San Miguel Allende: Half-Day Horseback Riding Adventure

San Miguel Allende: Half-Day Horseback Riding Adventure

Begin down in the mouth of the canyon along the edge of the river as you start to explore the landscape around you on horseback. Receive instructions on riding and an overview of your adventure. Have the opportunity to cross the river and gallop through traditional cattle ranches. Take a short rest on the top of dramatic cliffs, and admire the views as you snap some great pictures. Continue over the plains and amongst the cattle, reaching a further edge of the canyon and begin a 40-minute descent back down to find the winding river. Choose to add on either a hot springs or rappelling experience, for a touch of relaxation or some extra adrenaline. Opt for a soothing soak in some healing pools to reward yourself after your adventure. Select the rappelling experience to finish your adventure with a kick as you descend down 150 feet cliffs.  For the grand finale, when you get back to the ranch, you will have an organic ranch-style meal, freshly prepared for your arrival. This authentic meal includes freshly hand-made tortillas, organic cheese, beans, quesadillas among other traditional dishes.

San Miguel: Evening Food Tour

San Miguel: Evening Food Tour

Enjoy a 3-hour guided food tour through downtown San Miguel. Learn about the cultures which have come to define Mexico as a country - Aztec, Mayan, Toltec, Moorish, Spanish, and even French - through a series of 5 tastings at carefully selected restaurants and vendors. Discover why in 2010, UNESCO added Mexican cuisine to its list of the world’s 'intangible cultural heritage'. Enjoy how the aromas, textures, and colors create a memorable experience you won’t soon forget. This foodie adventure showcases the city's highlights and hidden gems. Learn about the real local merchants who breathe life into the city with their powerful personal histories. Experience San Miguel’s history and beauty unfold through its stunning architecture, impressive natural terrain, and fascinating locals. Walk away armed with new knowledge and a host of recommendations so you can explore San Miguel further on your own.

San Miguel de Allende: Chocolate Tasting and Walking Tour

San Miguel de Allende: Chocolate Tasting and Walking Tour

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a guided chocolate tasting tour in San Miguel. Learn about the history of chocolate in Mexico, its humble beginnings and the surprising ways to use chocolate in Mexican cuisine. Sample 5 different chocolates carefully chosen to highlight the best regional flavors San Miguel has to offer. Between the locations, wander through the beautiful colonial sights in town and marvel at the amazing landmarks. Enjoy the company of fellow chocolate lovers and meet local merchants for a delicious sampling of chocolate treats. Your guide will also tell you stories about how Europe has shaped the Mexican chocolate culture.

San Miguel de Allende: Walking Tour of Houses and Gardens

San Miguel de Allende: Walking Tour of Houses and Gardens

Discover a different side of San Miguel De Allende on this walking tour with a bilingual guide. Visit the old, quiet, and romantic part of the town, walking through the cobblestoned streets and past colorful houses with a picturesque blend of architectural styles. Meet your guide and be introduced to the town’s historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, filled with buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries. Behind half-open doors, see Baroque and neo-Gothic mansions, many of which function as boutique hotels, designer shops, and art galleries today. Walk through the winding paths of the tranquil Parque Benito Juarez with colorful flowers and benches under shade trees. Then see the fountain of El Chorro near which lie many old public washing stations, some of which are still sometimes used. Next, go to the viewpoint of Mirador de San Miguel de Allende for panoramic views of the city, from the towering pink spires of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel all the way to the dry hills of the Guanajuato countryside in the back. Before ending the tour, visit the house where El Pípila, a local hero who played a significant role in the struggle for Mexican independence, was born.

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