8 days in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Itinerary

8 days in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
Mexico City
— 4 nights
San Miguel de Allende
— 2 nights
bus + taxi + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: London

Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Mexico City is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, delve into the distant past at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), make a trip to Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan, and take an in-depth tour of Museo del Templo Mayor.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mexico City online trip maker .

London, UK to Mexico City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Mexico City is minus 6 hours. Traveling from London in June, you will find days in Mexico City are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Mexico City

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Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): browse for treasures at Fabrica La Aurora, then get to know the fascinating history of El Jardin, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Histórico Casa de Allende, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museo La Esquina, stroll around El Charco del Ingenio, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Miguel de Allende travel route builder .

You can drive from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from Mexico City in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Miguel de Allende, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

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