Welcome to Morelia
The state capital of Michoacán and its most dynamic and beautiful city, Morelia is an increasingly popular destination, and rightly so: the colonial heart of the city is so well preserved that it was declared a Unesco World Heritage site in 1991, and its cathedral is not just gorgeous, it’s inspirational.Morelia, founded in 1541, was one of the first Spanish cities in Nueva España. The first viceroy, Antonio de... Read More
Top experiences in Morelia
Mexico Colonial Jewels 4-Day Tour from Mexico City
Day 1: Toluca - Morelia (B)In the morning, you will leave Mexico City towards the colonial city of Morelia. You can be picked up from your hotel or airport. On route, stop at Toluca where you will visit its Cathedral; the Cosmovitral and the botanical garden or simply stroll through the Civic Plaza. Continue to the historical center of Morelia considered as one of the most beautiful cities in Mexico, not only for its historical importance, but for its monuments. You will visit the Governors Palace, the Main Square, the Candy Market and a gorgeous church named Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe. Day 2: Michoacan - Guanajuato (B)This day you will go through the green state of Michoacan and you will get to Patzcuaro just in time to visit it and cross the lake to the island of Janitzio to enjoy the panoramic views from the monument to Morelos. On the way you will visit the archaeological zone and the monastery at Tzin tzun tzan town. Continue to Guanajuato for overnight.Day 3: San Miguel de Allende – Guanajuato (B)After breakfast, you will depart to San Miguel de Allende. This appealing colonial village features several unusual buildings such as the Parroquia de San Miguel, the Municipal Palace (formerly the Casa Consistorial), and the Casa de Mayorazgo de la Canal. Return to Guanajuato.Day 4: Guanajuato – Mexico City (B)Start the day with a walking tour of this magical and historical downtown, considered as a World Cultural Heritage Site by the UNESCO. The Juarez Theatre, the Church of our Lady of Guanajuato, the University, the Hidalgo Market and its legendary cobblestone streets full of stories are some of the highlights of this city. In the afternoon you will return to Mexico City and be dropped-off at your hotel or the airport.
Mexico Monarch Butterfly Trail
For the nature lover who also appreciates cultural luminescence, this butterfly adventure captures the brightest colours of Mexico in just ten days. From the historic streets of Mexico City, you'll travel through stunning national parks, colonial towns and beautiful countryside as you follow the migration of the monarch butterfly. Wander through flutters of butterflies in the reserves of El Rosario and Sierra Chincua. Off the beaten path, this quirky adventure will give you a unique insight into the people and "mariposas" of Mexico.