Querétaro medical tourism guide and specialists

With rich history, pleasant climate, colonial-style architecture, and the best sunsets, Santiago de Queretaro, will make you fall in love with this location.
Local weather: 25.56 °C
Perhaps the most ideal way to explore Queretaro is to visit the Historic Center, with its colonial-style monuments, you’ll discover numerous plazas, gardens, and museums. You will also find traditional food and sweets from the region.

We also recommend you to visit the most popular market in Queretaro “Mercado la Cruz” which is located at Plaza Fundadores, where you can get traditional food; If you go for breakfast we suggest the tamales with orange juice and if you go at lunchtime you can try the taco de alambre, gringa, and volcanes.

The architecture in Queretaro is unique and it reflects a lot of his history, with beautiful churches and public buildings that you can visit during your stay. Queretaro was declared a World Heritage landmark by the UNESCO.

You can pay with US dollars, Credit/Debit cards on most restaurants and establishments. If you pay with cash the exchange rate will be lower, it’s better to visit a foreign exchange agency, a bank or an ATM to turn your currency into Mexican pesos.
Top medical specialists in Querétaro
Dentists
Gynecology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedics
Plastic surgery

Querétaro general information

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*Main tourist attractions points and our suggested places.

Information about Embassies, Consulates or Consular Agencies for U.S. and Canadian citizens.
In case of emergency, lost passport or general assistance to citizens traveling in Mexico please contact the proper embassy or consulate.
U.S. Embassy in Mexico City
Paseo de la Reforma 305 Colonia Cuauhtemoc 06500 Mexico, D.F.
Assistance to U.S. citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 55-8526-2561
From the United States:
Tel: 1-844-528-6611
Embassy of Canada in Mexico
Schiller 529, Col. Bosque de Chapultepec (Polanco) Del. Miguel Hidalgo 11580 Ciudad de Mexico, D.F. Mexico
Assistance to Canadian citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 55-5724-7900
From Canada:
Tel: 011-52-55-5724-7900
Safety tips
You don’t have to worry on Queretaro, as is one of the safest cities in Mexico, but like in every other city, we suggest to take common sense precautions.
Arriving by air
Querétaro Intercontinental Airport has many options for transportation like shuttle services or car rental. But if you prefer to take an Uber, the driver may ask you to walk one block away from the entrances.
Common flights to Queretaro. (Approx.)
Chicago - 4:23 hrs.
Dallas - 2:39 hrs.
Detroit - 4:50 hrs.
Houston - 2:11 hrs.
Mexico City - 1:10 hrs.
Monterrey - 1:20 hrs.
How to move around the city
Public and private transportation is very affordable and it will take you to most places. Due to the size of the city, traffic can be a little bit crowded so we recommend taking a taxi or an uber.
Where to stay?
Queretaro has many hotels and motels with prices ranging from $30 - $80 USD per night.
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Additional information
Querétaro attractions
Queretaro Aqueduct
Zenea Garden
Santa Rosa de Viterbo Temple
Regional Museum of Queretaro
El Cerrito
Places you can drive from Queretaro (Approx.)
Bernal - 36 miles
Tequisquiapan - 40 miles
Jalpan de Serra - 117 miles
Mexico City - 160 miles
Guadalajara - 237 miles
To visit these places, you can book a tour or rent a car. Remember to check with your American car insurance or your rental car company if you are covered.
General information
If you are looking for more information about destinations, events, concerts or the many activities in the city
Park view with a baroque church at the back
Plaza de Armas with kiosk and colonial building in the back
Church front view at sunset
Events
Events for medical tourism in Queretaro
Feria Nacional del Queso y Vino
Cultural festival
Date: May and June
Venue: Parque la Pila
Events for medical tourism in Queretaro
Hay Festival Queretaro
Cultural festival
Date: September
Venue: Varies per event
Events for medical tourism in Queretaro
Festival Internacional del Globo
Hot air balloon fest
Date: November
Venue: Leon, Gto.
Events for medical tourism in Queretaro
Feria Ganadera de Queretaro
Fair
Date: November and December
Venue: Ecocentro Expositor
For more information about the events, please check their official website or social media.