Coahuila State

The state of Coahuila produces over one-third of Mexico’s steel, supplying manufacturing facilities owned by big US automakers; it’s also the country’s top mining state.

Saltillo City

Capital of the state of Coahuila. Top automotive industries have their assembly plants in this capital, earning it the title “Detroit of Mexico.”




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Best time to go is May through September, with temps averaging 69 – 86ºF (21-30ºC). The rest of the year sees average temps between 50º and 68ºF (10-20ºC).


No nonstop flights from the US to Plan de Guadalupe International Airport (SLW); nonstops are available if you fly into Monterrey International Airport (MTY), 53 miles (83 kilometers) away. You can also fly into Mexico City and take a short flight to Saltillo.

Where to Stay

The Quinta Real Saltillo has 140 spacious rooms and suites and event/meeting space for up to 1,200 people. Also five-star, the 115-room Camino Real Saltillo has 14 event rooms with capacity of up to 700 persons, plus outdoor event space.

Hotel list

Where to Meet

The Arena Saltillo Convention Center has 172,222 ft² (16,000 m²) of meeting and exhibit space. Alternative venues include the gorgeous Bird Museum and the impressive Desert Museum.

List of Convention Centers

What to Do

Musts in Saltillo include admiring the local architecture; visits to museums; wine tasting in the vineyards; and a tour of Rincón Colorado, the most important paleontological site in Mexico.