A Magical Mexican State sitting in the heart of the country, Guanajuato is a culture lover’s dream.
From charming cobblestone streets to archaeological marvels, the great state of Guanajuato has something for every traveler. The city of Guanajuato, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers some of the finest colonial architecture in Mexico and is the starting point to explore the gorgeous pueblos magicos — magical towns — that sit nearby.
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Take the ultimate Christmas adventure and discover authentic Mexico’s beautiful and joyous festive celebrations.
Constantly named as one of the best cities in the world, San Miguel de Allende is a top art and gastronomy destination in Mexico and is
On this trip through colonial Mexico you will be winding down cobblestone streets, exploring colorful folklore, discovering pre-Columbi
Discover the Antiguo Camino Real, the original trail Spanish Conquistadors used to transport silver and treasures, with stays at a vint
Discover some of Mexico's most culturally rich states, including its capital, and immerse yourself in mariachi, folklore, colonial citi
Journey into the heart of Mexico’s independence and revolutionary past by visiting the UNESCO World Hertiage Cities of Guanajuato and
- San Miguel Allende – Named the world’s best small city by Condé Nast in 2018, San Miguel de Allende is a bustling expat center with numerous cathedrals, shops, restaurants, and art galleries. This colorful town is a thriving center for the arts and culture, so expect to stumble across magnificent live performances as you wander its cobblestone streets.
- Querétaro – The capital of the state of Querétaro, this lively city is most beautiful at night. Said to be one of Mexico’s cleanest cities, it was deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.
- Guanajuato City – Guanajuato is a city of incredible charm hidden in the Sierra de Guanajuato. Its center is a maze of cobblestone streets lined with pastel-colored buildings and colonial ironwork. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988, Guanajuato contains resplendent beauty plus La Compañía and La Valenciana churches which, according to UNESCO, are “among the most beautiful examples of Baroque architecture in Central and South America”.
- Dolores Hidalgo – Explore Mexico’s rich past with a visit to Dolores Hidalgo, a quaint town with an undeniably important spot in the country’s history. This designated Pueblo Magico — or magical town — is seen as the starting point for Mexico’s fight for freedom from the Spanish empire. Visitors can explore the town’s captivating history through its revered architecture and learn more with fascinating museum tours.