San Miguel Christmas Festival, Mexico
EXCLUSIVE STAY EXPERIENCE
CURATED EXCLUSIVE STAY EXPERIENCE - CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL IN SAN MIGUEL
** SPECIAL NOTE **
This is a ThirdHome "Exclusive Stay Experience" showcasing the specific property listed below during the festive Christmas week events - The Festival de San Miguel & Las Posadas. An inclusion to this week-stay package is the ThirdHome Concierge Services that will oversee the special event tickets you might wish to include, along with enhancing your stay and making all the optional arrangements for the fun add-ons listed below in the Exclusive Stay experience.
*** EXCLUSIVE DATES for this Stay-Experience ***
DEC 22nd - 29th, 2017 (7 NIGHTS STAY)
Experience 7 nights/8 days discovering the beautiful and charming city of San Miguel de Allende over the cultural Christmas season.
NAVIDAD FESTIVAL DE SAN MIGUEL Exclusive Stay -
* 7-Nights Accommodations at the Featured ThirdHome property - Casa Carino (property ID #09446)
* CHRISTMAS WEEK FESTIVAL & LAS POSADAS -
Last Two Weeks in December - Festival de San Miguel begins its seasonal Chamber Music Festival. Begun in 1987, the Festival de San Miguel is the second chamber music festival of the year. It's been recognized by the Mexican government as the country's best classical music festival, in addition to free concerts for children. "Las Posadas" is not one event, but a string of December events in San Miguel de Allende, the nine nights of the posadas—which means "inn"— represent the nine-day journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem. In a different colonia each night, a boy dressed as Joseph and a young girl dressed as Mary (usually riding donkey) parade through the streets knocking on doors only to be turned away because there is "no room at the inn." At each door, they sing the traditional Posada Song, "Pidiendo Posada," (Begging for Shelter). Finally, the Holy Couple finds an open door and a welcome, and everyone is offered food and hot fruit cider to drink. Piñatas get broken and candy gobbled. It's all the merry making and cultural insights to a true Mexican taste of Christmas. "Pastorals" (passion plays) are another highlight of this period. The plays mix spirituality with jovial spirits, often with flying angels and evil devils getting their due. Broad satire often lampoons political figures. There is usually a wonderful part of the Christmas season!
* OPTIONAL ADD-ONs: Choose Your Local Experiences -
The staff will discuss with each ThirdHome guest before your arrival to suggest and arrange outings and entertainment to the degree that you want. Together with ThirdHome Concierge, we can recommend the best of what San Miguel has to offer, great restaurants, music and entertainment, art and culture. Private transport and local guides can all be arranged for all sightseeing. We highly recommend starting with getting acquainted with the beautiful, colonial city on a short walking tour of the historical center, an art walk through the studios of local artists, lunch in the countryside with Spanish guitar concert, cooking class with tour of local market, private salsa dancing class at the house, wine pairing lunch at local, award winning vineyard, hacienda lunch, home and garden tour, day trip to the lovely local city of Guanajuato.
TO INQUIRE FOR MORE DETAILS & BEGIN PLANNING YOUR PERSONAL JOURNEY - please contact:
Liz Bates - Director of Travel & Concierge Services
Single Family Home with 3 levels
7 bedrooms, 9 baths, 1900 square feet
King, King, King, King, King, King, and 2x Twin
14 guests maximum
Leon or Mexico City
Additional Fees** PLEASE NOTE **
This tailored Exclusive Stay Experience requires the specific keys and exchange fee as noted. Although ThirdHome Concierge assistance and expertise is automatically included in this experience package, there would be an additional cost for travel components such as roundtrip airfare, airport transfers, rental car; and any optional sightseeing tours, local experiences and special event tickets. These add-ons are on a full-paying basis by member for whatever options are chosen.
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- San Migue de Allende
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