Travel+Leisure’s Best City Once Again: San Miguel de Allende
With its vibrant colors lining the cobblestoned streets and elaborate traditional Spanish architecture, San Miguel de Allende maintains the feel of a small village with a contemporary touch and cosmopolitan air. For the second year in a row, San Miguel has been awarded the Best City in the World by Travel+Leisure– beating out major travel destinations such as Florence, Rome and Cape Town!
It is no surprise why San Miguel was awarded the Best City across the globe. From its jaw-dropping architecture, distinct and unique variety of restaurants, abundance of cultural offerings, one-of-a-kind shopping, friendly residents all living in harmony with nature– making it the perfect combination of timeless elegance.
Charming San Miguel de Allende Awarded World’s Best City 2018
This quaint Spanish town is located about 150 miles north of Mexico City. Its colonial architecture has landed San Miguel a UNESCO World Heritage Site destination, making the city a magnet for both travelers and expats.
Cultivate your creative side in San Miguel, where artists can be found sculpting and painting among the colorful and lively streets. Take part in any number of festivals which make this picturesque Mexico town a great year-round destination for all types travelers. You’ll find this city has a vast and varied sense in musical style: from typical mariachis in the Jardín, to a street performer in front of the San Francisco Church playing Ed Sheeran on his violin, while a woodwind ensemble plays Mozart in the Angela Peralta Theater.
“San Miguel is one of the most authentic, creative and cost-effective destinations we’ve visited,” wrote one reader within Travel+Leisure. “Over the years we’ve discovered more great restaurants and activities, but the town still maintains its Mexican heritage, culture and charm.”
Authentic Mexico Stay in The World’s Best City
A seamless mix of international cultures is found in the historic Mexico city of San Miguel– a primary reason it has once again been voted the Best City in the world by the highly respected publication Travel+Leisure. Based on survey responses, San Miguel has made the list of the World’s best Cities for the past six years by Travel+Leisure. In 2017 and now 2018, this special destination, perched atop Mexico’s central highlands, once again holds the title “World’s Best City.”