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In Patzcuaro, this uphill walk is called El Estribo, and as others have said, it is easy to find the main rocky road. When we travel, we like to workout to get a dose of daily exercise, and in Patzcuaro, El Estribo is an outstanding...More
It‘s a nice walk up... you can also drive but walking is a good exercise. The view over the lake and the valley is nice, also to see Pátzcuaro from the Top. If you do the stairs, you will have a nice view over Patzcuaro...More
The volcano know as the Estribo offers spectacular views of Lake Patzcuaro and the surrounding area. There is a new road to the top. Once there you can hike and even climb the steps to the very top of the mountain. Recommended.
Very rough road for part of route. We drove up and parked after we felt we had been shaken about enough! and then walked on only to find a newly paved route about 100 yards after parking! Easy walking to the mirador. Very hazy so...More
They are currently rebuilding the road in cobblestones and it will be beautiful when it's completed. There were no vendors at the mirador, maybe because they're rebuilding the road? I highly recommend this hike, it's about 3 hours return, and only the last section up...More
They're currently remodeling the road and ensuring that the original character is maintained. We went walking enjoying the shadow of the trees and the view along the way is very good, but as soon as you get to the top this becomes stunning. I LOVE...More
This is a great hike up to the observation point, maybe 3 miles from town (just a guess) and uphill most of the way. I walked Calle Ibarra to the west from town, through poor and middle class neighborhoods. Just keep heading uphill. This route...More
I love Patzcuaro but needed a 'country' fix and this did it. The other reviews are right just follow Ponce de Leon (runs next to the main Plaza) and it will cross the highway. Take any road that goes 'up' and it will the the...More