Things to do

Tucked into the Sierra Madre Oriental mountains, Saltillo is a city that manages to feel modern and historic at once. Founded in 1577, the oldest city in northeast Mexico boasts enchanting colonial architecture, while some of the country’s top museums, art galleries, and a leading university add a dash of cosmopolitan energy.

Quinta Dorada Hotel & Suites is located in the heart of Saltillo’s Golden Zone, just 10 minutes from Aeropuerto Plan de Guadalupe and five minutes from downtown. The hotel is minutes away from downtown, upscale restaurants and shopping malls. If you would like additional information on the attractions below, or more things to do and see, please ask our front desk staff when you arrive at Quinta Dorada Hotel & Suites. We want you to stay happy with us!

Plaza Sendero

At Plaza Sendero Saltillo you can fill your pantry, go to the cinema and watch a movie, buy clothes and accessories for the whole family.  

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Baseball stadium

This newly renovated, 16,000-seat baseball stadium is home to Saltillo's professional baseball team, Los Saraperos de Saltillo, whose season ranges from March to August.  

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Instituto Tecnologico de Saltillo

Located in Coahuila, this college-level technological institution was founded in 1950 by Mexican President Miguel Alemán Valdez.

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Ateneo Fuente

Established to be the “Athens of the North” in 1867, this renowned high school has produced some of Mexico’s leading scientists, politicians and artists.  

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Plaza Real Saltillo

In addition to upscale shops and boutiques, this bustling shopping mall is home to several restaurants and movie theaters.

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Cathedral of Santiago

Rising high into the Saltillo city center skyline, this majestic cathedral was completed in 1800 after an arduous 55 years of construction.  

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Museo de las Aves

Housed in a historic 19th century building that formerly served as the headquarters of the Federal Highway Police and the Ministry of Agriculture, this modern museum features more than 2,300 stuffed and mounted birds representing nearly every avian species in Mexico.

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Museo del Desierto

The Museum of the Desert is one of Saltillo’s top attractions.  

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Galerias Saltillo

Featuring several big brand stores and a number of small boutiques specializing in locally made clothing, accessories, jewelry and products, this modern, upscale mall has something for every shopping enthusiast. 

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