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Cerro de la Beata (Hill of the Beata)

Zamora

Wear comfortable and light clothes to start the day climbing the Cerro de la Beata, a landmark in Zamora, Michoacán, its 2520 meters ( 8,267 feet) of altitude make it the most outstanding elevation in the region. It is said that this hill has been the inspiration for many painters and photographers.

The first thing you should do is go to the Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) (Federal Electricity Commission) substation located in the community of Canindo, from here you will begin to climb along the marked path to reach the summit.

During the trip you will enjoy the natural beauty of the hill and when you get to the middle of it, stop at the viewpoint, you will be able to see a beautiful panoramic view of the urban area and its surroundings. Here you can find a camping area.

When you get to the summit you can see the cross that rests on the top and can be seen from the city because of its considerable height. This cross is in honor of the Santa Cruz, which is why every May 3rd dozens of people gather to celebrate with a mass.
Wear comfortable and light clothes to start the day climbing the Cerro de la Beata, a landmark in Zamora, Michoacán, its 2520 meters ( 8,267 feet) of altitude make it the most outstanding elevation in the region. It is said that this hill has been the inspiration for many painters and photographers.

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The first thing you should do is go to the Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) (Federal Electricity Commission) substation located in the community of Canindo, from here you will begin to climb along the marked path to reach the summit.

During the trip you will enjoy the natural beauty of the hill and when you get to the middle of it, stop at the viewpoint, you will be able to see a beautiful panoramic view of the urban area and its surroundings. Here you can find a camping area.

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