Hotel Porton del cielo is located very close to one of the most beautiful viewpoints of the city of Patzcuaro, the Estribo Grande. Surrounded by vegetation and a spectacular view.
Patzcuaro is the heart of the Lake area, one of the points that identify the state of Michoacan and that was the main religious prehispanic center. they said their former inhabitants there was the gate of heaven where the gods descended and transcended.
The city is a real jewel of colonial architecture where you can see baroque and neoclassic style monuments in excellent conservation state.
Its adobe walls and tile roofs give the town a very special and particular appearance that harmonizes with its ancient squares and fountains. The warmth of its villagers creates a charming atmosphere that invites the visitor to come back.
Pátzcuaro’s town hosts a population of approximately 48,000 inhabitants, from which 4,840 speak indigenous tongues.
The main economic activity is tourism and to a smaller extent, other activities such as fishing, wooden furniture manufacturing, textile crafts, cork products, wooden handicrafts, and artistic iron-work, silver jewelry, religious figurines and natural fibers handicrafts, among other materials.
The main attractions that you shouldn’t miss on your visit to Pátzcuaro are, among others:
The main towns in the region of Patzcuaro ( lake area ) are:
|Table of distances|
|México - Morelia||303Km.|
|Guadalajara - Morelia||295Km.|
|Querétaro - Morelia||196 Km.|
|From Morelia to:|
|Zamora||144 Km. free road
162 Km. highway
|Uruapan||117 Km. free road
108 Km. highway
|387 Km. free road
310 Km. highway
|From Pátzcuaro to:|
|Acuitzio del Canje||38 Km.|
|Ario de Rosales||46 Km.|
|Villa Jiménez||71 Km.|
|La Huacana||96 Km.|
|Villa Madero||61 Km.|
|Santa Clara del Cobre||24 Km.|
|Data about Pátzcuaro|
|Max. Temperature: 23° C
Min. Temperature: 9° C
|Festivities: Holy week, Day of the Dead, Fiesta de la Virgen de la salud.|
|Folklore: Danza de los viejitos (old men dance) y Danza del Pescado (fish dance)|
|Handicrafts: Laques, corn cane figurines, manta loom, furniture.|
|Gastronomy: Tarasca soup, white fish, enchiladas and corundas.|