In the year 2008, the city was recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage site due to its great variety of cultural and traditional activities, as well as historically significant monuments.
San Miguel de Allende can transport people taking part in business, convention or congress trip back to colonial times, surrounding them with an atmosphere of cultural and traditional festivity and offering an unforgettable experience.
Discover San Miguel de Allende through its four key concepts: Good Living, Culture, Adventure and Gatherings. The four should compliment one another, giving participants the opportunity to immerse themselves in a world of folklore and fun found nowhere else.
The beauty of its historic downtown and the architecture of its 17th and 18th century buildings create a feeling of tranquility and harmony, inviting visitors to stroll down the narrow stone-paved streets. Enough to be named the Best City in the World by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine in 2013.
Visualize holding your next social or business events in one of the city’s important public spaces, far exceeding the expectations of participants and causing them to fall in love with San Miguel de Allende- the Heart of Mexico.
San Miguel de Allende is located in the southern end of the Central Highlands of Mexico. A semi-desertic climate, the city lies near the agricultural powerhouse region of the Bajío. San Miguel is easy to reach by air or by road, as it’s located near the country’s geographical center.
160,000 inhabitants, from 63 countries.
WORLD CLASS HIGHWAYS
Guadalajara – 356 Km.
León – 151 Km.
Ciudad de México – 274 Km.
Morelia – 179 Km.
Querétaro – 62 Km.
Monterrey – 722 Km.
Guadalajara – 223 Miles.
León – 95 Miles.
Ciudad de México – 171 Miles.
Morelia – 112 Miles.
Querétaro – 39 Miles.
San Luis Potosí – 100 Miles.
Laredo, Texas – 578 Miles.
LEON/GUANAJUATO AIRPORT (BJX):
1 hour 30 minute drive from SMA.
International routes to Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles and Atlanta.
MEXICO CITY AIRPORT (MEX):
3 hour drive from SMA.
1910 metres (6266 ft)
GMT -6. 1 hour behind New York, two hours ahead of Los Angeles/Vancouver
Temperate. During hot seasons temperatures average 28˚/82F(day)/13˚/55F(night). Winter temperatures average between 21˚/70F and 5˚/40F.
San Miguel de Allende is a very safe place for visitors both by day and by night. However, common sense must be used and the normal precautions taken. The best way to enjoy San Miguel de Allende is to walk down its main streets, full of beautiful temples and colonial mansions.
San Miguel de Allende has public transportation (bus) from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm and taxis available 24 hours.
Walking down the streets of San Miguel can be complicated to travelers not used to long hikes and stony paths. We recommend comfortable footwear with rubber soles and low heels.