If you’ve been researching things to do in Patzcuaro, you must read this blog!
If you’ve been researching things to do in Patzcuaro, or if someone has given you some recommendations, then you probably already know you need to visit Lake Patzcuaro to admire the local people fishing with traditional butterfly nets, Janitzio Island, as well as some of the main temples and cultural sites in the town center.
All of these are must-do activities, especially if it’s the first time you’re visiting this beautiful Magic Town. However, if you’ve been to Patzcuaro before, you’ve most likely done these activities and are looking to try something new.
If this sounds like you, then let us tell you about 3 things to do in Patzcuaro that are outside of the traditional norm:
Zipline from island to island
Lake Patzcuaro has 9 islands, some populated, some not, and ultimately the most famous is Janitzio Island.
It doesn't matter if you’re an adrenaline junky or slightly more reserved, a fun and unique activity in the region is to zip line from one island to another.
The longest line stretches more than 1 kilometer and joins Janitzio Island with Tecuana Island. So when you visit the most famous island on Lake Patzcuaro don’t miss out on the opportunity to fly like a bird and land on a completely different island!
Enjoy an impressive panoramic view from the Estribo Grande viewpoint
The Estribo Grande viewpoint is located on the top of an extinct volcano. It’s here that you can admire stunning panoramic views of Patzcuaro, the lake and some of its islands.
The viewpoint also serves as a great opportunity to get in some physical activity because you can walker the top through a stunning natural path, however, if you prefer it’s also accessible by car.
At the top of the view point, you will find tables and grills in case you want to have a picnic and a good time there.
Take a tour of art galleries
If you’re an art lover, then you'll be interested to know that Patzcuaro has several art galleries.
Most of the galleries are concentrated in the town center, the most famous ones being: AV Galería, La Mano Gráfica and Cué Galería. The three are located just a few steps away from each other and exhibit works by both local artists and international artists with a special taste for Mexico.
Enjoy all these things to do in Patzcuaro and much more while you stay with us at Best Western Plus Posada de Don Vasco.
We are located a few minutes from the town center and one of the lake’s docks. We have comfortable rooms, swimming pool, restaurants with traditional local cuisine and a magnificent terrace that offers breath-taking views of the lake and Janitzio Island. In addition, our facilities are pet-friendly.
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