7. From CDMX: Queretaro, Guanajuato & San Miguel de Allende
This captivating tour, complete with accommodation, offers you a chance to explore the most iconic attractions of remarkable cities. Your adventure starts with a breathtaking panoramic view of Queretaro from Mirador Los Arcos, accompanied by fascinating historical insights shared by your guide. Leave no stone unturned as you visit the city's most significant landmarks, including Santa Cruz de los Milagros Temple and Exconvent. Discover the grandeur of the Santiago Apostol Parish and its famed baroque patio. Stroll through the picturesque gardens of Plaza de la Corregidora and conclude your guided tour at the Teatro de la República. After indulging in free time, you'll be whisked away to your comfortable three-star hotel in Guanajuato. As night falls, brace yourself for a captivating nocturnal expedition through the city's enchanting streets. Marvel at the beauty of the iconic Garden of La Paz. Be amazed by the oldest sculpture of the Virgin Mary in the Americas at the esteemed Basilica of Guanajuato. Admire the architectural masterpiece that is Teatro Juárez, inspired by the grand temples of ancient Greece. Complete your Guanajuato experience with a traditional Callejoneada, a delightful journey through the city's emblematic alleys accompanied by the tunas, a lively musical group reminiscent of a Spanish tradition from the seventeenth century. The following day, venture back in time as you explore the picturesque Plaza del Baratillo, a must-see spot that embodies the essence of Guanajuato. Traverse the former birth house of the renowned artist Diego Rivera and immerse yourself in the captivating history and architectural splendor of the University of Guanajuato and the Alhondiga de Granaditas. Before bidding farewell to Guanajuato, you'll have free time to meander through a Handicraft Market, where you can marvel at local craftsmanship and acquire a meaningful souvenir. San Miguel de Allende, a city celebrated for its traditional Spanish Baroque architecture and vibrant cultural festivals, sets the stage for the grand finale of your tour. Begin your journey at the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, an exquisite parish that stands as an iconic symbol of the city. Delve into its captivating gardens, uncovering the rich history and intriguing secrets. Continue your exploration with a visit to the intriguing Temple of San Francisco, a subject of architectural debate among experts. Acquaint yourself with iconic sites such as the Casa de Allende, the School of Arts, and the Civic Plaza.