Top things to do in Zitácuaro

Church in Zitácuaro

Iglesia de San Pancho

This restored mid-16th-century church in the village of San Francisco Coatepec de Morelos across Hwy 51 south of Zitácuaro appeared in the great John Huston film, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, starring Humphrey …
Spanish in Zitácuaro

La Bodega Leonesa

This tapas bar and restaurant serves specialties from León, named the 'Spanish Capital of Gastronomy 2018,’ and comes highly recommended by residents. Try the pulpo gallego (Galician-style grilled octopus cooked wit…
Seafood in Zitácuaro

Marisquería El Tejado

This fine fish restaurant is quite a find in the backstreets of Zitácuaro. Forget the distance from the sea – the `Roof' is worth finding for its exquisite seafood, including raw oysters (perfect with lime and chili…
Ruins in Zitácuaro

Zona Arqueológica San Felipe Los Alzati

About 16km north of Zitácuaro lie these peaceful Matlazinca ruins, the pyramids of Los Alzati, dating from between AD 800 and 1200. Veterans of other archaeological sites won’t be too impressed by the two pyramids, …