What to do in Patzcuaro?

Posada de Don Vasco

What to do in January in Patzcuaro?

02 Jan 2023

The festive season is coming to an end, a new year has begun and with it comes new resolutions, if your list includes traveling more, visit Patzcuaro! 

Michoacán is one of the richest states in Mexico in terms of culture, history, flavor, and traditions, so it's perfect to start your journey through Mexico, and what better than starting with one of its most beloved magical towns, if you're wondering what to do in Pátzcuaro, we have the answer.

4 things to do in Patzcuaro 

In Patzcuaro you can enjoy delicious food, its famous lake, museums and more, if you are ready to embark on this trip, we have for you some recommendations of what to do when visiting Patzcuaro. 

Toboggan and Ice Rink

If you are still in the festive spirit and want to enjoy the last flashes of Christmas and winter, you can still enjoy the toboggan and ice rink in Patzcuaro. 

The San Francisco square was transformed into a Christmas life, you can enjoy this attraction until January 25, 2023, it is worth mentioning that this is the first time that attractions of this type are installed in this magical town. 

You can enjoy them every day from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., when staying at Posada Don Vasco hotel in Patzcuaro you will be only 15 minutes away from this attraction, so you won't have to travel far. 

Patzcuaro's Monumental Nativity Scene

One more for those who are still in a festive mood, enjoy the mega nativity scene made by artisan hands in Patzcuaro, the nativity is formed by 26 human figures accompanied by various animals. 

The nativity is located in the Plaza Vasco de Quiroga, which is only 12 minutes from the hotel Posada Don Vasco, take the opportunity to try a delicious snow and stroll through the square. 

Estribo Grande Volcano

Only 3 km from Patzcuaro you will find the Estribo Volcano. If your thing is hiking, extreme activities such as paragliding, exercise, or walking your pet in an open place, the Estribo Grande viewpoint is for you. 

To get to the viewpoint you must be in good physical condition, because you will have to travel several kilometers, remember to wear comfortable clothes, your favorite tennis shoes and sunscreen, we assure you a lot of fun. 

Take a big breath and start climbing those 400 steps, you can do it! 

Delight yourself with its typical sweets

Patzcuaro has for you a gift for your palate, as you walk through its streets, churches, squares and more, you will be able to taste its traditional sweets, such as chongos zamoranos, chocolate de metate, guava rolls, dulce de leche or zapote snow, you will love it! 

No matter what you want to do, in Patzcuaro there are options for the whole family. Book a room here at Posada Don Vasco, a downtown Patzcuaro hotel. 

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