12 days in Guanajuato Itinerary

12 days in Guanajuato Itinerary

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12 days in Guanajuato Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Silao
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
San Miguel de Allende
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Salamanca
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
4
Leon
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Portland

2
nights
Silao

Silao ©
Silao is a city in the west-central part of the state of Guanajuato in Mexico. On the 1st (Tue), learn something new at Adelita Language School and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro del cubilete. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Parque Bicentenario Guanajuato and then stop by Plaza Cibeles.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Silao trip maker website .

Portland, USA to Silao is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Silao is 2 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Portland in April: highs in Silao hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Silao

#Parks, #Classes, #Nature

Side Trips

Adelita Spanish Language School, Plaza Cibeles
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Adelita Spanish Language School ©
Adelita Spanish Language School
Cerro del cubilete ©
Cerro del cubilete
Parque Bicentenario Guanajuato ©
Parque Bicentenario Guanajuato

7
nights
San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende ©
A relatively small town in central Mexico, relaxed San Miguel de Allede offers an ideal setting for visitors in search of a bit of history and a great deal of photogenic architecture.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Miguel de Allende: Guanajuato (Alley of the Kiss (Callejon del Beso), Monumento al Pipila, & more). Saddle up on the 7th (Mon) and explore with a tour on horseback. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, get to know the fascinating history of El Jardin, admire the landmark architecture of Fabrica La Aurora, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Miguel de Allende itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Silao to San Miguel de Allende in 2 hours. In May in San Miguel de Allende, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Salamanca.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

#Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Guanajuato
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Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Fabrica La Aurora ©
Fabrica La Aurora
El Jardin ©
El Jardin

few
hours
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is a city in the Mexican state of Guanajuato.Founded January 1, 1603 as 'Villa de Salamanca' by the Viceroy Gaspar de Zuniga and Acevedo, fifth Earl of Monterrey, who was originally from Salamanca . Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Ex convento San Agustin.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Salamanca trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from San Miguel de Allende to Salamanca in 1.5 hours. In May in Salamanca, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 58°F at night. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Leon.
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Ex convento San Agustin ©
Ex convento San Agustin

2
nights
Leon

Leon ©
León is the most populous city and municipality in the Mexican state of Guanajuato. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): head outdoors with Parque Metropolitano de Leon and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoologico Leon. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo expiatorio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus and then admire the striking features of Arco Triunfal de la Calzada de los Heroes.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Leon trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Salamanca to Leon takes 1.5 hours. May in Leon sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Leon

#Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Parks
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Parque Metropolitano de Leon ©
Parque Metropolitano de Leon
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Zoologico Leon

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