viernes, 8 de junio de 2018

Ten Places to Enjoy Nature near Patzcuaro


Many of our guests at Hotel Mansión Iturbe look to escape the urban experience, however briefly, to escape the stress that can accompany it.  One alternative is taking an ecological stroll through the stunning nature of Mexico.
Panoramic view of Janitzio Island from Arocutin near Patzcuaro
Panoramic view of Janitzio Island from Arocutin near Patzcuaro

In addition to the wealth of culture and architecture that Patzcuaro offers, our magical village boasts a privileged setting, where you can be in harmony with nature, enjoy lovely landscapes, and be in contact with the people of the surrounding communities, appreciate their crafts, and savor the rich traditional Michoacán cuisine.
Traditional Food from Lake Patzcuaro Region
Traditional Food from Lake Patzcuaro Region

Here we propose ten anternative ways to enjoy nature near Pátzcuaro.
Experience Lake Pátzcuaro.  Board a boat at one of the piers and visit the different islands and engage the different inhabitants.  Relax!  Take your time, and enjoy nature!
Janitzio Island at Lake Patzcuaro in Michoacan
Janitzio Island at Lake Patzcuaro in Michoacan

2.  Visit Pacanda Island.  Pacanda is the largest island on the lake, but has only 400 inhabitants, making it one of the most tranquil.
Pacanda Island at Lake Patzcuaro in Michoacán
Pacanda Island at Lake Patzcuaro in Michoacán. Picture from Andrew Carhartt

3.  Tour the Lake.  A must-do!  Discover the diverse communities of the Lake Region, while admiring the panoramic views of this legendary lake.
Lake Patzcuaro, Michoacán

Ojo de Agua Tzintzuntzan, at Lake Patzcuaro
Ojo de Agua Tzintzuntzan, at Lake Patzcuaro

4.  Escape to Lake Zirahuén.  Lake Zirahuén is one of the cleanest lakes in Mexico.  It deep blue color and natural surroundings are simply stunning.
Lake Zirahuen, Michoacán
Lake Zirahuen, Michoacán

5.  Check Out Estribo Grande.  Enjoy a breathtaking panorama of Pátzcuaro and our lake and take in the pure, fresh air.
View of Lake Pátzcuaro, from the Estribo Grande
View of Lake Pátzcuaro, from the Estribo Grande. Picture from Andrew Carhartt

6.  Lose Yourself in the Olive Grove of Tzintzuntzan.  This is a mystical and magical place.  Delight yourself amid these ancient trees planted while Don Vasco de Quiroga was in the region.
The Olive Grove of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán
The Olive Grove of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán

7.  Tour the Uruapan National Park.  An incredible destination to enjoy nature alongside many fabulous waterfalls produced by the Río Cupatitzio.  One of the best places to enjoy Mexican nature at its most exuberant.
 
Uruapan National Park in Michoacán
Uruapan National Park in Michoacán

8.  Meet Paricutín Volcano.  This young (1943) volcano is one of the natural wonders of Mexico, and can be experienced in one day.  You can also visit the nearby cathedral in Angahuan, which was half-buried by the eruption of the volcano.  Much of it remains exposed and is accessible.
Paricutin Volcano. Picture from Sectur Michoacán
Paricutin Volcano. Picture from Sectur Michoacán

9.  Experience La Tzaráracua Waterfall.  The din of the falling surge of water (originating from Río Cupatitzio) is both unbelievable and mesmerizing.
La Tzararacua Waterfall in Michoacán. Picture from Andrew Carhartt

 
10.  Discover Tacámbaro.  The exceptional natural surroundings of this area are puncuated with numerous avocado groves.  A small lake graces this Pueblo Mágico, as does the Parque Ecológico de Cerro Hueco. Tacámbaro is known as “the door to Tierra Caliente.”
Natural surroundings of Tacámbaro, Michoacán
Natural surroundings of Tacámbaro, Michoacán

Come to Pátzcuaro, your “command center” from which you can go in practically any direction to appreciate the beauty of Mexico!  

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