Sanmigueleando Tour for Kids and Adults

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  • 3 hr

This is a dynamic, interactive, educational and enjoyable tour, designed by an accredited teacher / federally licensed tour guide. Have fun while learning the history, the culture and the lay of the land. Includes trivia and scavenger hunt style games, and a bilingual tour booklet with activities for during and after the tour. Apt for all ages and group sizes from 2 to over 100 people! Perfect for schools. vacation, with friends, families, birthday parties, weddings, or private tours!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Turisteando

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Church of San Francisco (Iglesia de San Francisco)

Start the tour at the fountain in front of the San Francisco Church with a welcome and a bilingual tour booklet which includes activities to do during and after the tour. Learn the history of this area during prehispanic times. Play a trivia game and have a scavenger hunt. These activities can be done just for fun or with bigger groups, teams can play for points!

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: El Jardin

Sightsee while wandering three blocks to the Jardin or main square where we will check out more sites. Learn about the Spanish Invasion and the War of Independence and why San Miguel is the Cradle of Independence. Play another trivia game and scavenger hunt.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel

Learn the legend of this neo-gothic church and walk under the arches and / or take selfies in front of this iconic pink Parrish church as part of the scavenger hunt.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Museo de San Miguel de Allende

Knock on the door that plays a part of the history of San Miguel being the birthplace of the idea of a free Mexico, and hopefully get to peek inside too!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Casa del Mayorazgo de Canal

Pass under the arches and take a photo in front of the impressive door of the Count of Canal's Downtown Palace built in the 1700's. And find out how close it was to their Countryside Palace!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Templo de la Purisma Concepcion

Hear the tale of Joselina de la Canal who paid for this church and convent to be built at age 15! Learn the truth about Cinco de Mayo, and the French Invasion, and Mexico's Revolution of 1910. Do a mini scavenger hunt.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Bellas Artes

Enter the ex-convent turned into an art university in the 1930's and learn how this put San Miguel on the map as an artists haven and attracted many foreigners. Play another round trivia and scavenger hunt.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Teatro Angela Peralta

Listen to the history of how a famous Opera singer put this theater on National tour circuits in the 1880's which gave San Miguel fame for being an artistic and cultural oasis which persists even today.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Public Library (Biblioteca Publica)

Find out who lived in the library before it became one of the largest bilingual libraries in all of Latin America.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Oratorio of San Felipe Neri

Look for prehispanic symbols hidden in the baroque facade of this church built for the Indigenious and African slaves in 1712.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Plaza de la Soledad

See where San Miguel sets up its biggest Day of the Dead market among other seasonal markets throughout the year.

Stop At:

Learn why this plaza is the informal living room of San Miguel and about modern San Miguel's celebrations. Play the last round of trivia and one last scavenger hunt. If teams are playing points are added up and the winners declared.Finish the tour just around the corner from where the tour started. Enjoy the post-tour acrivites in the back of the book which include more trivia, a scavenger hunt, a board game, bingo, and memory.

Duration: 25 minutes
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