Why is San Miguel de Allende so popular?
San Miguel de Allende is known for its well-preserved (and very photogenic) Colonial and Spanish architecture. Many religious and civic buildings were built in the style of Mexican Baroque. The tallest building in the city, with a façade of pink limestone, is the Parroquia de San Miguel Archangel.
How many people live in San Miguel de Allende Mexico?
Roughly 160,000 people live in San Miguel and its surrounding patchwork of villages and country houses.
What airport do I fly into for San Miguel de Allende?
Querétaro Intercontinental Airport
San Miguel de Allende is just over an hour’s drive from both Querétaro Intercontinental Airport (QRO) and León-Bajío International Airport (BJX). Mexico City’s Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX) is a three-hour drive away from the city.
Where is San Miguel de Allende in Mexico?
One of the country’s hidden charms can be found in its interior, about four-hour’s drive northwest of the capital, Mexico City. The town is called San Miguel de Allende, and it’s located in the Colonial Highlands region.
What’s the average temperature in San Miguel de Allende?
San Miguel de Allende enjoys a yearly average temperature of 66F/19C. Winter months can be cooler and drop to 34F/1C at night; summer months may reach highs of at least 75F/24C.
Is there a Walmart in San Miguel de Allende?
The city is developing rapidly and the outskirts of the city are being developed with housing projects. Major retail brands, including Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Starbucks and others, have moved in, either to San Miguel proper or nearby Celaya.
What are the benefits of living in San Miguel de Allende?
It offers a lot of benefits: temperate climate, low cost of living, an active expat community, welcoming locals, charming local cultural traditions, and a focus on the arts. The setting is beautiful. Its colonial centro is a UNESCO World Heritage site.