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Historic Walking Tour of San Miguel

Meet in the Jardin across from the Parroquia | Meet in the Jardin across from the Parroquia, San Miguel de Allende 37748, Mexico
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If you do one thing in San Miguel Allende, take this walking tour. It is truly outstanding and you... read more

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Cary S
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We have been to San Miguel several times, but have never taken the walking tour. We decided this... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

If you do one thing in San Miguel Allende, take this walking tour. It is truly outstanding and you will learn a tremendous amount about the history of San Miguel Allende and its beautiful buildings. Our tour guide, Donna Rubin, was outstanding. She was knowledgeable,...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been to San Miguel several times, but have never taken the walking tour. We decided this time to go, and it was no mistake. Our tour guide, Donna, was so relaxed and well-informed; she also took care to make sure that we had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

They kept the groups small so it was easy to hear our guide Donna Rubin as she showed us around the center of San Miguel. Very knowledgeable, kept us moving so we did get to see many of the sites and just enough history to...More

1  Thank Marcia R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our bookclub, a group of 4 couples had a wonderful tour with Jack Harrop. He was delightful and a walking history book about the area and the Mexican revolution! We all highly recommend this tour and all proceeds go to a worthy cause, medical and...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Took this tour on our first day in San Miguel and would highly recommend it for first time visitors. Our guide, Saul, was amazing (and obviously an educator 😀). Very knowledgeable, interesting and certainly loves this job. All proceeds from this tour go to provide...More

1  Thank Beverly B
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We met the director of the tours while walking thru town on Thursday and she suggested we take the tour on Friday morning. John Herron was our tour guide. He was a very sweet and knowledgeable historian from Ireland . He took us thru a...More

1  Thank Nicole A
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed this walk tour today. It was quite comprehensive and ran a little over two hours. Our guide Patrick was very well prepared and quite knowledgeable. In addition, his manner was pleasant and patient with our questions. Now I feel...More

2  Thank Arlene L
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Patrick was so accommodating & informative. I highly recommend this historical walking tour. Additionally, the proceeds go to a very good cause: Patronato Pro Ninos!

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This was a wonderful tour. We arranged a private tour easily and our guide Jack was great. He knew local history very well and linked it to current events and the locations he took us to. Very knowledgeable, friendly and fun. The pace was perfect...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

On our first full day, we wanted to see the important sites of SME and learn its history. We could not have made a better choice than Patrick and this tour. He is an engaging storyteller who has made history his life's work. When Patrick...More

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holzman
March 7, 2017|
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Response from georgetacik | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I'm one of the 20 volunteer guides. We have a tour on Friday, March 10th. The tour starts at 10:00 but we ask that you come at 9:45 or earlier to give us time to collect the fees and divide the participants into three or... More
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Linda K
January 30, 2017|
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Response from bluebird78133 | Reviewed this property |
The fee is 200 pesos, they meet M , W, F at 9:45 in the Jardin. Dress comfortably; gentleman remove hats in church. Lasts about 2 hours. You will truly enjoy your introduction to the history of SMA.
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pennie e
August 1, 2016|
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Response from OKtravelfriends | Reviewed this property |
Check Attencion! website for exact time. We met the tour guide in the morning for an abbreviated tour (minimal stairs and less walking).
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