Area Guide .. Things to Do ..

GOLFING .. in San Miguel de Allende

  • Posted on January 15, 2014
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Malanquin Golf & Counry Club offers a very  challenging 18-hole championship,  par 72 , ( 7,300 yard golf course  with four sets of tees ) features 9 newly completed holes with Bent Grass Greens, Kikuyu Fairways and spectacular vistas.  Tree lined holes and small lakes and streams combine to create a picturesque, diverse, and uniquely challenging golfing experience                                                    

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Hot Air Balloon Flights .. www.globosanmiguel.com

  • Posted on February 11, 2013
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It is always a wonderful time to fly over picturesque San Miguel de Allende with our good friends and excellent pilots in a ” Hot Air Balloon”   …..  www.GloboSanMiguel.com — We will be happy to make these arrangements for you !! —    

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BICYCLE Tours & Rentals

  • Posted on November 30, 2012
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Biking Tours We offer specialized tours of San Miguel and surrounding areas. Our knowelege of the area will ensure a safe and unforgettable experience. See the list of our locations and pictures of previous tours. Tour 1 – San Miguel Atotonilco (Round Trip)     38 Kms – 6 horas – Moderado   Leaving BiciBurro in the morning, we head north, taking one of the oldest and most enjoyable Caminos Reales (roads constructed during the Colonial Era) out of San Miguel. We pass through the community of Marroquin de Abajo, through the beautiful scenery of the surrounding valleys on a single-track to…

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SHOPPING : Mercado de Artesanias

  • Posted on September 5, 2012
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                      You can shop till you drop and still want more in San Miguel. Right in town at the Plaza San Francisco, the Mercado Ignacio Ramirez is like a local’s 7-11 with fresh-from-the-farm produce, eggs, and cheese, plus such necessities as tortilla presses, juicers, and plaid handbags of all sizes. Butchers across the street sell fresh and tasty pork carnitas. The market’s open daily. Walk down a few stairs at the back of the market to reach the Mercado de Artesanías, a collection of stands displaying tin mirrors, T-shirts, hand-woven shawls, embroidered linens, and the…

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HOUSE & GARDEN TOUR ( Biblioteca on Sunday’s)

  • Posted on September 5, 2012
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House & Garden Tour San Miguel de Allende’s library, Biblioteca Publica, hosts the House and Garden Tour every Sunday. More than 300 homes are on the tour’s master list, and each Sunday a few of these are selected for touring. Visit a Colonial mansion, an artist’s home or a simple adobe-style dwelling depending on the tour schedule. Explore the interior of the homes and discover the art, architecture and design of San Miguel. Walk among pristine landscapes and colorful gardens. We hope that you will join us on any given Sunday for San Miguel de Allende’s most popular tourist attraction, the…

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COOKING CLASSES

  • Posted on September 5, 2012
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Market Tour & Salsa Cooking class:   Immerse yourself in the gastronomy and culture of Mexico. From traditional moles and adobos to innovative salsas. Classes are taught in English or Spanish and are mostly hands-on, unless you prefer to sit back and watch. Full meals, as well as recipe packets, are included in the price. Peruse the stalls of our colorful market while learning about local produce and how it’s incorporated into the Mexican kitchen. Then head back to your Cooking class for an afternoon of making salsas, followed by lunch. We are happy to to make these arrangements for you at the front desk…

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PYRAMID ( Canada de la Virgen )

  • Posted on September 5, 2012
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On site are seven enormous architectonic structures (pyramidal structures) of different sizes and styles, that form sunken patios, squares, a game of ball, esplanades, and a 1 km long road. Ceramic superficial vestiges found suggest that the last occupation would be tied chronologically to the Toltec expansion. This prehispanic settlement is located on the northern Mesoamerican border, its main monuments were sky observatories. Its urban design reflects cosmic cycles linked with farmers’ groups’ life that also were hunter-gatherer in the surrounding semi-desert regions, and traded with other Mesoamerican regions artifacts used in ritual activities. The site shares Mesoamerican architectural-oriented patterns, i.e. the symmetry…

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TROLLEY TOUR Information

  • Posted on August 25, 2012
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Trolley Tour Transportadora Turistica Imperial is a tour company in San Miguel de Allende offering a comprehensive tour of the city. Ride on a vintage trolley car to see the city’s main church, San Miguel Arcangel, known for its Neo-Gothic design and pointed spires. Tour the expansive Main Garden, where bulls are let loose to run each September. Visit El Nigromante, which was built in 1754 and now serves as the National Institute of Fine Arts. Other stops include the Templo de San Francisco with its intricate façade and Casa del Mayorazgo de la Canal, home to the Banamex Cultural…

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ATV TOURS ( All Terrain Vehicles )

  • Posted on August 25, 2012
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Our four-wheeler adventures are also very exciting and can be as rugged or as smooth as you desire. The areas we visit on our ATV adventures are Old San Miguel and the shores and hillsides surrounding the lake named Presa Allende. You will have the opportunity to visit chapels and colonial ruins as old as four-hundred and fifty years.

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ULTRA – LIGHT FLIGHTS

  • Posted on August 24, 2012
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15 minute flight: $900 MXN / person 30 minute flight: $1.600 MXN / person 1 hour flight: $2.600 MXN / person One person per flight or round. Transportation not included — add $100 pesos if you don’t have your own transportation to the take off point (it varies every day according to the flying conditions of the atmosphere)

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