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Querétaro: City Tour in a Classic Ford T Vehicle

1. Querétaro: City Tour in a Classic Ford T Vehicle

Explore Santiago de Querétaro with a local guide from a replica of a Classic Ford T. Get top tips about restaurants and sights to see, see the Temple of Santa Clara, and visit the La Cruz neighborhood. Begin your tour in the Querétaro convent area. Drive past the stunning Temple of the Capuchinas, Temple of Santa Clara, Temple of Santo Domingo, and Temple of San Agustin. Continue to the La Cruz neighborhood. See where the battle for the foundation of Santiago de Querétaro was fought and learn about this tumultuous time in the city's history. Visit the majestic Aqueduct of Querétaro, dating from the 18th century. Hear about the aqueduct's passionate and romantic legend. Hop out of the car and see the work "Marques de la Villa del Villar del Aguila" up close. Get back in the car and continue past the many historic public fountains that provided the city with water for more than 200 years. Drive past the massive mansions of the old town before returning to your starting point.

From CDMX: Queretaro, Guanajuato & San Miguel de Allende

2. From CDMX: Queretaro, Guanajuato & San Miguel de Allende

This captivating tour, complete with accommodation, offers you a chance to explore the most iconic attractions of remarkable cities. Your adventure starts with a breathtaking panoramic view of Queretaro from Mirador Los Arcos, accompanied by fascinating historical insights shared by your guide. Leave no stone unturned as you visit the city's most significant landmarks, including Santa Cruz de los Milagros Temple and Exconvent. Discover the grandeur of the Santiago Apostol Parish and its famed baroque patio. Stroll through the picturesque gardens of Plaza de la Corregidora and conclude your guided tour at the Teatro de la República. After indulging in free time, you'll be whisked away to your comfortable three-star hotel in Guanajuato. As night falls, brace yourself for a captivating nocturnal expedition through the city's enchanting streets. Marvel at the beauty of the iconic Garden of La Paz. Be amazed by the oldest sculpture of the Virgin Mary in the Americas at the esteemed Basilica of Guanajuato. Admire the architectural masterpiece that is Teatro Juárez, inspired by the grand temples of ancient Greece. Complete your Guanajuato experience with a traditional Callejoneada, a delightful journey through the city's emblematic alleys accompanied by the tunas, a lively musical group reminiscent of a Spanish tradition from the seventeenth century. The following day, venture back in time as you explore the picturesque Plaza del Baratillo, a must-see spot that embodies the essence of Guanajuato. Traverse the former birth house of the renowned artist Diego Rivera and immerse yourself in the captivating history and architectural splendor of the University of Guanajuato and the Alhondiga de Granaditas. Before bidding farewell to Guanajuato, you'll have free time to meander through a Handicraft Market, where you can marvel at local craftsmanship and acquire a meaningful souvenir. San Miguel de Allende, a city celebrated for its traditional Spanish Baroque architecture and vibrant cultural festivals, sets the stage for the grand finale of your tour. Begin your journey at the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, an exquisite parish that stands as an iconic symbol of the city. Delve into its captivating gardens, uncovering the rich history and intriguing secrets. Continue your exploration with a visit to the intriguing Temple of San Francisco, a subject of architectural debate among experts. Acquaint yourself with iconic sites such as the Casa de Allende, the School of Arts, and the Civic Plaza.

From Mexico City: Colonial San Miguel de Allende Day Tour

3. From Mexico City: Colonial San Miguel de Allende Day Tour

Departure from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende, during the 4 travel hours, you will be able to admire the Mexican landscapes. We will pass by Queretaro, a world heritage city, where we will visit the Aqueduct, the Cross ex-convent, and the historic center. We will continue to San Miguel de Allende, a city that still retains colonial features and is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Mexico. It will be discovered this peaceful city where the great comedian "Cantinflas" lived and also some artist's residences. Highlights include the San Miguel Arcangel parish, Holy House chapel, the San Francisco church, this temple has a facade of different architectural styles, and the Allende House and Institute, which it will be known more about Mexico's history. This city has a wide variety of cafes and restaurants to taste its cuisine. Return to Mexico City.

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What people are saying about Santiago de Querétaro

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extraordinary. Very good coordination and guide. Excellently well explained and makes the trip super enjoyable. Congratulations

We enjoyed having our first view of the city in a comfortable way while learning about the city with a great guide.

I recommend it 100%. If you come to queretano you have to do it

Fun and knowledgeable. The cars were so cool and comfortable.

Great way to see Queretaro and learn it’s colorful history.