It is pleasant to shop around Parácuaro Village, near Apatzingan, where you can enjoy swimming in its transparent comforting and spring blue helmets or visit the colonial estates that flourished in the nineteenth century and are an example of development sustainable, managed by an Italian colonist coming up in Tierra Caliente, and with innovative ideas cultivated dryland and irrigated hydraulic floor screeds that resulted in the flowering of rice, cotton and indigo. See more at
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Country of the Monarch
The East of Michoacan perfectly joins health, rest, fun and culture. It is distinguish for it richness in natural beauty, formed by forests of pines, oak and oyamel as well as by lakes and hot springs, perfect to practice ecotourism, enjoying the peace granted by nature.
Some of the places to visit are, los Azufres, Laguna Larga, Pucuato, Sabaneta, Mata de Pinos and Tziranda Cave, among others.It also has one of the must precious natural attractions in Michoacan, the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries, which are a symbol and pride of the people from Michoacan and can be visited every year from November to March.
It also offers the opportunity to visit important cities of the independent Mexico as Zitacuaro and mining towns as Angangueo and Tlalpujahua..
Morelia…Cultural Patrimony of Humanity
Morelia, capital of the state where the majestic cathedral of pink stone dominates the landscape, to wander through its Historical Center, whose broad avenues are flanked by spectacular civic and religious monuments built from the 16th to the 19th century, is a pleasure, since one has the sensation to live in other times, its streets, which invariably culminate at some temple or church, were designed with the intention of the course of faith.
Patzcuaro (Place where they dye in black)
The tourist that visits Michoacan finds himself with the opportunity of getting to know populations that result attractive due to their natural beauty, it also conserves monuments of great architecture, the range of historical and natural richness that has converted it into an important cultural center with archaeologist zones, typical ancestral crafting towns or because of the pureness of their traditions, the colorfulness of popular art or simply due to the pleasant experience of getting together with the people.
The coast of Michoacan
387 kilomexters from Morelia
There is no better place than the Coast of Michoacan to have some unforgettable vacations, enjoying the sun, beach, adventure, ecology, culture and tradition.
There are beaches for every demand, from soft and hugging waters for families with children up to turbulent waves of open sea for surfing; places where Nature was extremely kind to provide them with a great variety of animal species and vegetables. And what to say about its people, kind people who are ready to offer the best services to the visitor. There are also indigenous communities where the kindliness of Nahuatl handcrafts, due to their technique and design, are attached to the norms of pre-Hispanic periods; as well as the rescue of traditions in regional outfits, music, and dance.
Uruapan - World Capital of the Avocado
It is the Entry to the Meseta Purepecha where you can find an extensive natural region of antique towns, where indigenous hands elaborate multicolor and majestic handicrafts. In the distance we can see the magnificent Volcano Paricutin, which is considered the youngest of the world and the only one that the human being has seen born. The natural beauty of Uruapan shines uniting its folklore, dances, gastronomy, and traditions.
The region of Zamora is a privileged area because of its rich culture and the conservation of its traditions, accompanied always by its original handcrafts and its rich gastronomy. This region offers the visitor from big large cities with their museums and large temples to the typical town of the Purepecha highland that with its colorful and deep-rooted customs receives the tourist with a warm treatment and an exquisite plate of "churipi" with "corundas "(a beef stew with corn tamales wrapped in husks).