Cuitzeo, Magic town: Cuitzeo del Porvenir is placed a little more than 30 kilometers from Morelia, the capital of the state of Michoacán. Of moderate climate, the town is located on the bank of the lake of Cuitzeo, the most common thing is the scenery of the morning fishing performs. In its streets it is still possible to see the people with there pack animals. It is a calm small town, for the pother only are responsible the birds that live in the enormous glasses of the trees, of gardens and squares, where the people sit down in the evenings to enjoy it. The Cuitzeo climate is moderated by what you will be able to enjoy its vegetation and fauna, like birds singing in the evening. Formerly Cuitzeo chisel part of the towns conquered by the tarasco empire . In the virreinato, the village experienced the spiritual conquest through hands of Augustinian friars, who initiated the construction of the convent of Santa Maria Magdalen in 1550. In 1861 the municipal head was named “Villa de Cuitzeo del Porvenir”.The Cuitzeo craftsmen work principally the vegetable fibres, of the lake they make use of the” tule”, with which they prepare decorative and utilitarian articles, like baskets, mats, baskets and hats that can be obtained in the center of the village. The Cuitzeo splendor is evident in one of its most important temples for its front of “ plateresco” style, the ex-Convent of Santa Maria Magdalen, founded by Augustinian friars in the middle of the XVI th century. In the high plant of the cloister, the Chapter Room lodges the bibliographical and documentary conventual fund with nearly 1 100 volumes, the majority corresponding to the XVIII th and XIX th centuries. The set nunnery : temple cloister , garden and chapel overt , it served too as household capitular of the agustinos and house of studies. In 1865 it was used like military fortress and in 1965 the building went to hands of the INAH. At 1974 was inaugurated in the building the Museum of the Impression ex-Convent of Santa Maria Magdalen. For this intention, there were conditioned the dining hall and others, like museográficas rooms, that lodge an important collection of engravings of more than forty artists. It consists of six rooms and in the corridors there are exhibited archaeological pieces of the” purépecha” culture and objects sanctuaries of the viceregal epoch. Temple of the hospital Franciscan : Too it’s worth to know about the Franciscan temple of the century XVIII , the Sanctuary of the Virgin of Guadalupe and the parochial house of God of the Agustino Monasterio . Lake of Cuitzeo: One sojourn around this fantastic magic town needs a walk along the lake of Cuitzeo, famous producer of small fish, bagre and tent. Its extension, its little depth and the numerous presence of springs make of the lake the propitious habitat for more than ninety species of different plants, both aquatic and subaquatic. In the course of time, some lacustrine areas are in danger of disappearing.From October until March it is possible to see the arrival of Canadian ducks and swallows. HOLIDAYS: Holiday of the virgin of the Concepcion. From February 19 until February 21 the virgin of the Concepcion is celebrated, with masses and processions along the main streets of the village. Most important holiday of saint Maria Magdalen. Every July 22 there are a popular fair, dance, grape harvests and fireworks. INCORPORACIÓN OF THE HISPANIC CULTURE: From October 31 until November 2 the anniversary holiday is celebrated by the incorporation of the Hispanic culture to Cuitzeo. Diverse cultural events are organized. GASTRONOMY: A wide variety of traditional cuisine they have given notable presence to Cuitzeo, the turkey with thick chile sauce(mole de guajolote) is savoured with corn omelettes (tortillas de maiz), “ corundas”,” tamales”,” uchepos”, fried maize (esquites), between others. There are famous the small fishes that are caught in the lake, prepared of diverse forms, ingredient emphasized from the typical kitchen of the village. The” pulque” is the most handy drink and the white or black cornflour drink (atole blanco o negro) accompanies the” tamales”.