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San Miguel de Allende

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Mexico is situated in the northern region of the American continent linking the Gulf of Mexico on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is encircled by the United States on the north and by Guatemala and Belize on the south and is divided into six tourist regions. These regions are Northern Mexico, Central Mexico, Southern Mexico, The Yucatan Peninsula, The Pacific Coast and The Baja California Peninsula.
San Miguel de Allende is situated in central Mexico, 92 kilometers west of the city of Guanajuato and 276 kilometers northwest of Mexico City. The average temperature ranges between 16º and 22º centigrade. The city’s wonderful colonial edifices, which often combine decorative and neoclassical elements, offer clear examples of the eclectic mix of architectural styles, as you will see in buildings such as the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel and the Oratorio de San Felipe Neri.
Also you will have an understanding of the city’s role during the independence uprising when you visit the stately house that houses the Museo Casa Allende. In addition, San Miguel is a destination that draws tourists from all over the world due to its significant cultural events, such as the Sanmiguelada, which was inspired by Spain’s Pamplona Festival. The city hosts world-famous events such as the Chamber Music Festival and the San Miguel Jazz Festival, which features renowned artists as well.
During the day you can explore the city’s surrounding areas, where you can do exciting outdoor recreational activities like skydiving and paragliding, which afford a magnificent view of the terrain below. At night, in the city center you can enjoy the welcoming atmosphere in the bars and restaurants. As for the cuisine, be sure to try the supreme dishes that draw from various culinary influences, such as fiambre, rabo de zorra and pacholas.
San Miguel de Allende is a destination that offers outstanding tourist services and it has maintained the feel of a traditional Mexican city.

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