Capital One Cardholder Experience: A driver-guide will take you to the La Gruta hot springs, which are famous for their thermal waters. Take advantage of the many pools, and stay for up to three hours. Food and drinks are available for purchase. This can be booked at any time during your visit to San Miguel de Allende, though Black Tomato suggests you do this on the afternoon of Day 4.
Todays itinerary includes a morning walking tour of San Miguel de Allendes colorful historic center, where you will stop at the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, a Neo-Gothic cathedral. At noon, your guide will drive you outside of the city center to Dos Buhos (Two Owls) winery for a tour of the property. Over 10 different grape varieties, including Tempranillo, Cabernet Franc, and Sauvignon Blanc, grow here. Sample five of Two Owls standout wines and savor a gourmet picnic meal underneath one of the propertys lovely mesquite trees. After lunch, you will be driven to the Botanical Gardens, home to many rare and endangered native plants, for a guided tour. Afterward, youll return to the hotel and have the rest of the evening at your leisure.
After breakfast, you meet your guide for the drive to Guadalajara, which placed eighth in the Best Cities in Mexico and Central and South America. En route to this design-centric, buzzy city, you will visit the Plazuelas archaeological site. In Guadalajara, your home base will Hotel Casa Fayettea Travel + Leisure It List Winner in 2016for a two-night stay in a Balcony room.
Today, your driver-guide will take you to see some of the architectural highlights in the city, including the Hospicio Cabaas, a hospital complex built in the 19th century; the Cathedral of Guadalajara; and one of the many projects of famous architect and native son Luis Barragan (subject to availability). The rest of the day and evening are at your leisure to explore Guadalajaras charming streets and cultural hubs.
Enjoy one last morning in Mexico before your private car transfer from the hotel to the airport.
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