At the beginning of October, the prestigious publication Condé Nast Traveler published the results of the 2021 edition of the Reader’s Choice Awards, granting San Miguel de Allende, for the second consecutive year, the first place in the ranking of the best small cities in the world. A recognition that adds to the list of awards it has received for more than a decade, placing it in the best places to visit and live in Mexico, Latin America and globally. It is evident that our city stands out for being a place full of charm, magic and inspiration for everyone who visits it.
In each edition of the Reader’s Choice Awards, more than 800,000 readers from different countries participate with their experiences from a wide diversity of tourist places. These reviews help travelers choose their next destination and select a list of the best cities according to each category. Experienced travelers “demanding and frequent with extensive knowledge and information on architecture, fashion, art, gastronomy and shopping around the world” (CNT) participate in the vote.
In the ranking of best small cities, San Miguel de Allende stands out as the only place in Mexico and America. Our charming city is next to renowned European destinations such as San Sebastian (Spain), Salzburg (Austria), Siena (Italy), Dubrovnik (Croatia), Bruges (Belgium), Cambridge (United Kingdom), Reykjauk (Iceland), Galway (Ireland) and Kralendijk (Bonaire). According to Condé Nast Traveler, this category of cities stands out for its historical value, influx of local art, culinary culture and unforgettable landscapes.
We are proud to live in San Miguel de Allende and celebrate together with our city these international recognitions that reflect its beauty, culture and the warmth of its people. What are you waiting for to discover San Miguel de Allende and make it your new home?