Pátzcuaro is a famous Mexican Magic Town that is located in the central Mexican state of Michoacan.
The easiest way to get to Pátzcuaro is to fly into the Morelia airport, which is the capital city of Michoacan. There are regular flights between Mexico City and Morelia at least once a day. From Morelia, you can take a bus to Pátzcuaro, of which there are several a day and take about an hour and a half.
One of the things that makes Pátzcuaro so famous and one of the most visited Pueblos Mágicos in recent years is the Día de Muertos celebration that takes place here.
Día de Muertos or Day of the Dead is a huge celebration in this region of Mexico and thanks to the Disney film Coco, which was based largely on this very town’s celebrations, tourists now flock here to see their incredibly beautiful traditional celebrations.
Many people head to the nearby Lake Pátzcuaro to celebrate the night of the dead and there are dancers, candles lit everywhere, and celebrations for the lives of loved ones who have passed. It’s one of the most moving celebrations to witness in Mexico.