Morelia is a beautiful, historical destination for your trip to Mexico. The city, located in the state of Michoacán in the Guayangareo Valley, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The wonderfully-preserved buildings alone make Morelia vacation packages worthwhile. Additionally, the abundance of interesting sites and festivals will ensure that your trip is never boring.
The city's center is the obvious starting point for Morelia vacations. Much of the original layout from 1541 is still intact, so a visit feels like a leap into the past. The Cathedral of Morelia gives heart to the city and the surrounding plazas enhance its spirit. You could spend a full day wandering aimlessly, appreciating the area's architecture. Find the best hotel in Morelia and see the views from your window. There are a number of historical and cultural museums to enjoy as well. One unique option is the Orquidario, an orchid museum with over 3,000 species of orchid. For the best blooms, visit in April, May, and October.
The artist in your family may be inspired by the Mask Museum, home to more than 165 Mexican cultural masks. The Museum of Colonial Art offers more than 100 cornstalk-paste figures of Jesus Christ. There are also more traditional destinations like that Regional Museum of Michoacán and the State Museum but, with all of the options, you might need to prioritize! Sports fans can experience another side of the culture by attending a Monarcas Morelia soccer match, which take place nearly year-round. There is truly something for everyone in Morelia.
Morelia packages are convenient for attending the city's festivals. Every year, Morelia hosts the Festival Internacional de Música de Morelia. Over 500 musical artists from different genres come together in November to perform. The Zapata Vive Morelia Festival is a more political, springtime event celebrating the life of revolutionary Emiliano Zapata. Cinephiles should consider the Morelia International Film Festival in October. Morelia car rentals can get you to and from the events with ease. Get mobile exclusive deals on the Travelocity app and get ready for your trip to Morelia!