Patzcuaro

The Tarascan land

Called by the Spaniards the land of the Tarascans, this small colonial city is synonymous with beauty and tradition.

Considered one of the most visited cities in Mexico, Pátzcuaro has all the charm you are looking for an unforgettable vacation. Dare to discover its corners full of history, the exquisite cuisine and its most emblematic places, as well as the magic that it houses in each of the towns that make up this region.

Among its attractions are: The Basque Plaza de Quiroga in honor of the first bishop of Michoacán; the Plaza Gertrudis Bocanegra, a tribute to this heroine of independence; the craft market where you can buy pieces made by hand by Purépecha artisans; and multiple temples such as the Basilica of Our Lady of Health, the Temple of the Tabernacle, the House of Eleven Patios and the Ex-Convent of San Agustín, to mention only some of the most representative places in this city.

Undoubtedly an attraction that you can not miss is the Pátzcuaro Lake and the famous island of Janitzio where the traditional Day of the Dead festival takes place. Navigate its waters to reach this mystical and wonderful island full of dance, party and tradition.

Other important festivities you can attend are Holy Week, the Lady of Solitude Day, the San Antonio Abad Day and the arrival of the Magi to mention just a few.

Very close to the city is the town of Tzintzuntzan, the most important religious center of the Purépecha people. Here you can visit the archaeological zone called La Yácatas and the handicraft market. Other towns that are worth visiting are Quiroga where you can enjoy white fish or Michoacán-style caritas; Tócuaro, famous for its masks and Jarácuaro where the palm is worked to make earrings and different crafts.

The cuisine of Patzcuaro is one of the most enjoyable, among the typical dishes are: corundas, mole, charales, uchepos, tamales de zarzamora, pasta snow, among many other delicacies.

We invite you to discover all that this charming city has to offer.