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Address: Apdo. 928, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
Phone Number: 011 52 (415) 152-0849
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Free spirited and informative tour of Guanajuato and ceramics

A tour with Helene is a treat. She is well acquainted with the area and the people. You let her know what you are interested in -- history, buildings, shopping, eating or all of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A tour with Helene is a treat. She is well acquainted with the area and the people. You let her know what you are interested in -- history, buildings, shopping, eating or all of the above. It happened to be a VERY rainy day during our tour of 7 people/three generations. Therefore we made several indoor stops for much needed... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We did 2 tours with Helene and she was spot on in tailoring the tours to exactly what we wanted. We did the half day walking tour of San Miguel. Very informative with lots of history and tips about restaurants, shops, etc. Easy walking and we just enjoyed ourselves. The next day we did a private tour another city. Helene... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I was pleased that Helene was able to accommodate me at short notice for a personalized 2.5 hours walking tour of San Miguel de Allende, however I could not have imagined it would have been such a brilliant experience. I am in awe at Helene’s wonderful ability to convey her amazing knowledge of everywhere we visited so that it matched... More 

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NYC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Helene was so sweet and knowledgable. San Miguel is small, but like any new place, you need at least a few hours to get your bearings. Helene hooked us up -- she met us in the Jardin and took us cathedral hopping and showed us some great shopping spots. A true delight.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Helene picked us (2 couples) up in the morning & our adventure began immediately. She's well-informed about the history & points of interest & well-connected with the local artists & merchants. Besides the usual attractions (The Diego Rivera museum, opera house, market, etc..., Helene brought us to a great restaurant, (which we never would have discovered on our own), she... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Thank you Tripadvisor for helping us find Helene! We went to San Miguel and were hoping to get the inside scoop on the local area. From the start, Helene was fantastic about communication, and even tipped us off about days museums would be closed, so we could be sure to get more bang out of our tour time. She picked... More 

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Los angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Four of us went with Helene on a trip of our own design. We visited the Santuario de Atotonilco, Rose Ann Hall designs, various talavera workshops, Dolores Hidalgo and Gruta Hot Springs. She knows the way and the histories of everything in and outside of San Miguel De Allende. She is fun to be with and very flexible. Picks you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Helene is an amazing guide and her tours are a must for San Miguel de Allende. We were visiting for the day from Guanajuato and it was fantastic having Helene share her incredible knowledge of the area. She caters her tour to your interests and even points out things to visit afterwards- including restaurants and cafes. Thank you Helene!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Without question THE best day of our month long visit to San Miguel was a day trip/tour to Guanajuato with Helene!!! She is such a delightful person. Accommodating, extremely knowledgable and above all "truly fun to be with". I could not imagine this trip without Sunday, January 18, 2015 as part of my memory book! There were 6 of us,... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Everything you've heard about Helene is true. Our family was in San Miguel over the Christmas holiday, and it was just lucky that Helene had a cancellation. My husband, daughter and 14 year old twins (boy-girl) piled into Helene's very comfortable suburban. We ALL had a great time. Helene has the uncanny ability to make everyone feel very special .... More 

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Address: Apdo. 928, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
Phone Number: 011 52 (415) 152-0849
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende

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