In the heart of Mexico, only a few hours west of Mexico City, the State of Michoacán regrettably is not as well-known to tourists as the resort zones of Acapulco, Cancún and Puerto Vallarta.
Glimpses of Michoacán reveals some of the marvelous sights and sounds of the historic and scenic land including the colonial architecture, churches, museums, plazas and parks of the capital city of Morelia, the craftworks of the villages that surround Lake Pátzcuaro and a visit to a lava field beneath the Paricutin volcano.
The history of Michoacán's illustriuous social and polical heroes Vasco de Quiroga and José Maria Morelos is also explored along with the Purépecha (Tarascan) people group who has inhabited the region since before the Spanish conquest.
Whether a frequent visitor or a first-time traveler here, Michoacán will captivate your senses.
Including Special Feature - Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary