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 Patio Saltillo

Enjoy a stroll through this lively mall with clothing stores, brand name retailers, food court and movie theater. Located a few minutes from the hotel on Jesús Valdés Sanchez Boulevard.

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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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A walk through the place is something you should not miss because its streets are full of culture, history, legends and its colonial architecture will leave you speechless.

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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

The Museo de las aves is located 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 has more than 2,300 dissected and mounted birds representing almost all species. bird species in Mexico. 


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Museo del Desierto

The Museo del desierto was inaugurated in 1999, this site tells us the history of the desert in the Coahuila region, its formation and the species that inhabit it and that previously inhabited it.

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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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