Matzatlan boasts a rich historical and cultural panorama that begs to be discovered. Absorb all of the city’s secrets on this interesting and informative tour, which reveals tales of early Aztec settlers, Spanish colonization and French invasions.
Escape the crowded tourist zones and immerse yourself in Matzatlan’s delightful downtown, a provincial and picturesque area that harbors architectural wonders. Visit the iconic 19th century cathedral and gaze at its soaring towers before strolling around the ambient Machado Square. Absorb the vibrant atmosphere of the bustling market place while scouring stalls for unique souvenirs and local delicacies.
One of Matzatlan’s most famous former residents is undoubtedly Angela Peralta, a famous opera singer considered a Mexican national treasures. The Angela Peralta Theater stands testament to the singer’s musical legacy and is one of the city’s most alluring attractions. Sip a refreshing drink in a charming sidewalk café before exploring the theater’s rich interior.
Experience Matzatlan’s renowned cultural expression of cliff diving. Watch with baited breath as death defying cliff jumpers dive from 45-foot (14-meter) platforms into shallow waters below. See, too, panoramic views of the city and the Pacific Ocean from the incredible vantage point of Watcher’s Hill.