Morelia, Town of Artisans, Sightseeing Colonial Morelia, Michoacan
Travel To Morelia by Bus, Car, or Air,
Morelia Travel by Bus
Morelia Artisan are known for superb pottery, woodworking, sculpture, and weaving, The colonial City of Morelia is located west of Mexico City near Guadalajara in Michoacan State
Morelia has a preserved historic center where you can find the Museum of Artisans, a two story museum dedicated to the artisans of Michoacan State
Primera Plus buses reach Morelia from Mexico City's Terminal Norte.
Tufesa Bus from the north reach two stations in Guadalajara. From the Central Nuevo Station Primera Plus buses reach Morelia.
High speed roads reach much of Michoacan State and its principal cities.
Morelia's Artisan Museum located in Morelia's oldest building the 1550 ex convento San Francisco provides great shopping and a look at the many arts and crafts produced in Michoacan.
On the second story of the building there are many rooms displaying artisan works from many regions of Michoacan
Morelia can be a good base from which to visit interesting outlying regions. The Centro Historico has many outdoor restaurants and regal old hotels. There are over 50 hotels in the city from 5 star to 3 star. The hotels offer elegant restaurants both inside and outdoors under covered portals. Morelia can be a good base for tours of Patzcuaro its islands and the Archaeological Zone of Tzintzuntzan
For tours check with Morelia Michoacan Guides www.mmg.com,mx
How To Reach Morelia By Air: National and International flights service Morelia's Aeropuerto Internacional Francisco J Mujica, 30 minutes outside of the city of Morelia. Also called Morelia International Airport (IATA), serving Houston, Chicago, and LA as well as Mexico City Other designations (MSM)- (ICOA), and (MMMM)
Morelia is a preserved colonial town known for its Artisans. Sightseeing in the historic center offers the Museum of Artisans, a two story colonial building dedicated to artisans.
Morelia Artisan Museum
Morelia Museum of Artisans Michoacan, Mexico.
Morelia Artisan Shopping
Morelia Artisan Museum Michoacan, Mexico. located in a colonial building, the 1550 Ex Convento San Francisco
Michoacan Butterfly Migration viewing sites:
El Rosario and Chincua are two well-know Michoacan Butterfly sanctuaries with trails in the mountains east of Morelia near the border of Mexico State.
El Rosario is near the former mining town of Zitacuaro.
These sites are preserved and protected from commercial activities. The wintering areas spread over 12 mountains on the borders on Mexico State and Michoacan.
MMG Tours visit Rosario and Chincua Sanctuaries