San Miguel de Allende

History

The city was founded in 1542 by the franciscan monk Fray Juan de San Miguel, who baptized the place witn the name of San Miguel el Grande. The town distinguished prominently during the Independence war of Mexico. The General Ignacio Allende, born in San Miguel, was a key leader in the independence war against Spain.

Magic Town of the 21st. Century

Even though San Miguel de Allende has the appearance of a town held back in time by magic, it has all the advantages of the 21st. Century:

Its Surroundings

San Miguel de Allende is located within the path of the colonial cities; Queretaro and Guanajuato are 40 and 50 minutes away respectively. And only 30 minutes away from the most important industrial corridor or the country: “El Corredor del Bajío”.

Security and Tranquility to Live

Even though now a days there is no way to find a place 100% secure in the whole World, San Miguel de Allende and the state of Guanajuato, are proud to have one of the lowest crime rates in the country.

Weather

San Miguel is located on the east part of the state of Guanajuato. Its latitude is 20º 54’ 08’’ North and 100º 44’ 10’’ West. It is situated 6,250 ft. (1.850 m) above the sea level.

Social and Cultural Activities

Its food and folklore. When we talk about culinary art, San Miguel has restaurants from all nationalities: more than seventy cozy places to satisfy the most exigent palates always with fair at reasonable prices.

Infrastructure at our reach

Airports The international airport of El Bajío is located on the city of Leon which is one hour and a half away from San Miguel. The international airport of Queretaro only 25 miles away from San Miguel.

Activities and Sports

Enjoy with your best friends and your family the pleasant experience of playing golf in several courses within San Miguel. In addition, there are other options in the city of Queretaro, only 40 minutes away and many others in Celaya. 

Hospitals and Medical Attention

San Miguel counts with three hospitals in which you can receive very good medical attention. In addition, there are many big hospitals in the cities of Queretaro, Celaya,San Luis Potosi and Leon, only 40 to 90 minutes away.