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A typical day attending a painting workshop at Cristi Fer Art Studio in San Miguel de Allende Guanajuato Mexico

Cristi of Cristi Fer Art Studio, one of the founders, and workshop and retreat facilitator since 1989 Welcome to all reading this post! We're happy you found us!  Many of our workshop participants wander what to expect especially if they are solo travelers or  visiting  Mexico or San Miguel de Allende for the first time. San Miguel de Allende,  also  known as "The Heart of Mexico" is located in central Mexico. Blessed with temperate  weather , the  temperatures  are mild and is sunny and bright most of the time. Cristi Fer Art Studio in San Miguel de Allende Guanajuato Mexico 2015 Arriving from US or Canada, the nearest airport is  Leon International airport.  From there you can  schedule  a  shuttle  pick up (24 hours a day pick up) at It is about one hour  pleasant  ride between the cities. To find  accommodations take a look at the map  / link to  TripAdvisor where you can choose from hundred of options: condos, B&

Visit San Miguel de Allende

 We are always looking for new, interesting place to visit and take photos with our groups. Yesterday we visited San Miguel Train Station and the Saturday market at the station. There are several old constructions by the train station, great photo and painting subjects. Enjoy our photos! Contact us for a visit to San Miguel de Allende, 6 to 21 nights.

Fall in Love with San Miguel

Do you love to take photos and travel?  We invite you to explore San Miguel de Allend together! This little mountain town is a photographer and painter’s dream! We’ll show you the best places to take amazing photos of narrow cobble streets, the famous Mexican doors, nearby ruins, panoramic views. Stay in a historical B&B, enjoy delicious food and hospitality. We encourage the participation of Women Travel Groups, first time in Mexico and solo travelers. Contact us at for itinerary! Ask for a customized trip 7 to 21 days long. 9 Nights In B&B Breakfast cooked to order in nearby restaurant Trips and tours Welcome dinner Farewell Mexican traditional dinner Priceless memories. Day 1- Get to know you dinner                                  Day 2- trolley tour                                                            Day 3- Tour on 4 wheels motorcycle        Day 4- Walking tour of San Miguel                            Day 5- In Se

changes to our workshop accommodations in SMA

We have made some recent changes to our workshop accommodations, as of Nov. 1, 2012. We now offer accommodations at 2 locations. We have partnered with a wonderful Bead and Breakfast in a historical home recently remodeled into a 4 rooms B&B, on a shady cobble stone narrow street, 2 blacks from the center of town, home of our workshop . The other Hotel is also in a historical building, and offers 6 rooms, 2 blacks from the center of town on a street with several major San Miguel art galleries, shops and restaurants. The breakfast will be offered at a nearby restaurant. Now we are happy to announce that the shuttle transportation to and from the Leon airport is included at no extra charge. We also added one extra night 6 nights and 5 full days of workshop all for the same cost of $940.00 per person (paid in full 30 days in advance). Cost increases 10% after this date. If you are traveling with a non workshop participant companion, who will share the room with you (one king si