Mirador Estribo Grande reopens in Pátzcuaro
If at this time of the year you want to get out of the routine and leave the bustle of the city for a few days, Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, is an excellent option.
This year, the reopening of the Estribo Grande Viewpoint was made for the enjoyment of tourists and locals; a beautiful site located on the top of the dormant volcano of the Estribo Grande, where you can appreciate a beautiful panoramic view and observe the famous Pátzcuaro Lake from another perspective. A great opportunity to surround yourself with nature accompanied with your family or partner.
This place is perfect for exercising and have a breath of fresh air. To reach it, you must walk among trees and climb a small slope, so we recommend you wear comfortable clothing and lots of energy to reach the top. And although the walk lasts approximately 40 minutes, it is worth the effort to admire the spectacular view of this beautiful place.
At the highest point you will find a kiosk, rest areas and a paved road for easier access. If you go at night, this place now has lighting and a guard house.
Without a doubt, by the end of the year this site will become one of the best places to visit in Patzcuaro.
In addition to visiting this viewpoint, in Pátzcuaro you will find many places to learn more about the Mexican culture and taste the delicious regional cuisine.
The Muelle de Pátzcuaro is, without a doubt, a must. From here you can move by boat to Janitzio and the rest of the islands of the Pátzcuaro lake.
Take the trip to pamper your palate with delicious Mexican snacks such as tamales tarascos, uchepos, tamales de asiza, as well as grain atole, charales, charanda, and cane liquor.
Another place to visit is the city´s downtown and especially the House of the Eleven Patios. In this set of colonial buildings, you can buy handicrafts and learn how master craftsmen make them.
And if that was not enough, less than half an hour from Pátzcuaro, you will find more places of interest in Michoacán such as Tzintzuntzan and Santa Clara del Cobre, where we recommend you to visit the Copper Museum.
If we talk about accommodation, Best Western Plus Posada de Don Vasco is your best choice, because it offers comfortable rooms, tennis courts, outdoor pool and the advantage of being just 5 minutes from the Historic Center and the Main Pier of the Lake of Pátzcuaro, where the Island of Janitzio is located.
We invite you to book your stay today and enjoy a relaxing weekend in Pátzcuaro.
Photo: Ayuntamiento de Pátzcuaro