Falling in Love with San Miguel de Allende (Part 1)

by Ben Calderoni

Ever been to San Miguel de Allende? If you haven’t, you definitely should. Voted as one of the world’s best cities, San Miguel de Allende gives you countless reasons why you should just up and settle in the gorgeous Mexican city.

Now, with no beaches or blue waters nearby, you might think we’re kidding. So to convince you, Casa Calderoni provides you a list of some of the reasons why millions of people fall in love with San Miguel de Allende every year; so much, that they end up staying behind to revel in the beauty of this city.

Here’s Why People Fall in Love with San Miguel de Allende


As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, San Miguel de Allende is well-known for its cultural and architectural beauty. With their pink limestone buildings such as the Parroquia de San Miguel Archangel and the Goth inspired local parish church, the architecture of San Miguel pulls in tourists from all over the world.

Unique Shops

San Miguel is the place to go if you want to experience some inexpensive home remedies that were handed down from generations to generations for centuries. The old stores in San Miguel are famous for providing a completely different shopping experience. And if you want to have a little taste of culture, you can also visit their numerous art galleries, souvenir shops and modern boutiques as well.


The culture of San Miguel is what makes tourists fall in love with the Mexican city. Complete with a vibrant art scene, pleasant climate and affordable costs of different livings, San Miguel allows tourists to lose themselves in the beauty of their heritage. In fact, San Miguel de Allende has attracted many foreign retirees, writers and artists from all over the world, specifically because they cannot get enough of the culture.

Dining Experience

When looking for things to do in San Miguel, going on a taste adventure should be on your do-to list. From street foods to gourmet restaurants, San Miguel is loved by all who want to have a dining experience that involves fresh ingredients and even fresher spices. Food is an important factor of San Miguel de Allende’s culture, and is seen by many as a treat for the senses.

Want to know more about San Miguel? Then stay tuned for part two!