Province of Ilocos Sur Travel Guide

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Vigan

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463,1379,5

Narvacan

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2,19,0

Santiago

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36,105,0

Vigan

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14,38,0

Cervantes

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7,16,0

Bantay

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3,21,0

Candon

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10,7,0

Burgos

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0,7,0

Vigan

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  • Iloco Deli

    Vigan Restaurants

    I've always wanted to try Ilocano delicacies and this was my chance. Cafe' Leona offers mouth-watering Ilocano dish such as pinakbet, bagnet, daing na bangus, longganisa, etc. I was very amazed with the ambiance because it really looks so different, like being in another place. I liked it! Cafe' Leona special was my favorite because it's a...

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  • Vigan Plaza Hotel

    Vigan Hotels

    This hotel is pretty close to everything- Plaza Burgos, Vigan Cathedral, fast food centers, and...

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  • History and all

    Vigan Things to Do

    Things to Do:1. Visit the Bell Tower. Appreciate how historical it is2. Take a glimpse of the Red and White Cathedrals. They're too far from each other but each cathedral has unique distinction. The Red church is next to the Bell Tower and the White church is in the town of Vigan.3. Walk on Calle Crisologo. Your Vigan visit will never be complete...

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  • Manila to Vigan; Vigan to Pagudpod

    Vigan Transportation

    To and From Manila-Vigan ( Bus terminals are located near UST).Get your tickets 1 week before, with Maria De Leon Bus Terminal [(02) 731-4907] they require a Php200/head deposit. For Fariñas Bus Terminal [Telephone Numbers: + 63 2 731 4507, + 63 2 731 4375, + 63 2 743 8580] you may reserve seats over the phone, but in our case we have to deposit...

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Narvacan

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  • Banaoang Bridge Zip Line

    Narvacan Things to Do

    An exhilirating experience crossing the Abra River, in between the old Banaong Bridge (also called the Quirino Bridge) and the new Banaoang Bridge that links Santa, Ilocos Sur to Bantay, Ilocos Sur. A must-try for all those who are planning to visit Vigan, you should definitely add this into your itinerary!

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  • Zipline & Via Ferrata walkway

    Narvacan Things to Do

    The fully operational Zip-line, measuring well over 500 meters, is the longest of its kind in Northern Luzon. It stretches from the top of the majestic Bantay Abot all the way down to the Bay Boulevard along the coastline of Narvacan. It provides a breathtaking view of the great plains beneath the mountain range as well as the South China Sea. The...

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Santiago

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  • Lobsters for $1.00 a piece

    Santiago Local Customs

    There are some women who carries around a basket on their heads and sell their catch of the day. Sometimes they sell lobsters, shrimps, fish, stingray, etc.The lobsters here are for sale for $1.00 a piece.

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  • Body Massage in Santiago

    Santiago Off The Beaten Path

    Every other day I would have a massage. For only $6.00, I can relax for an hour while someone is massaging my foot, legs, back, neck, face and even give me a scalp massage! (I usually fall asleep- the best compliment you can give to a masseur)When you are in Santiago, just call Jimmie from Sabangan! I call him everytime I go back to Santiago. You...

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  • Eat the famous"Filipino pancit"

    Santiago Local Customs

    There are three famous Filipino food: pancit, lumpia and adobo. Other than these, a lot of foreigners don't like to eat any of our food because it's not very delightful to see compared to our sisters in Southeast Asian cuisine.Pancit is made of rice noodles sauteed in pork or chicken. It is sauteed in garlic, shallots, onions, green and red bell...

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Vigan

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  • Iloco Deli

    Vigan Restaurants

    I've always wanted to try Ilocano delicacies and this was my chance. Cafe' Leona offers mouth-watering Ilocano dish such as pinakbet, bagnet, daing na bangus, longganisa, etc. I was very amazed with the ambiance because it really looks so different, like being in another place. I liked it! Cafe' Leona special was my favorite because it's a...

    more
  • Vigan Plaza Hotel

    Vigan Hotels

    This hotel is pretty close to everything- Plaza Burgos, Vigan Cathedral, fast food centers, and...

    more
  • History and all

    Vigan Things to Do

    Things to Do:1. Visit the Bell Tower. Appreciate how historical it is2. Take a glimpse of the Red and White Cathedrals. They're too far from each other but each cathedral has unique distinction. The Red church is next to the Bell Tower and the White church is in the town of Vigan.3. Walk on Calle Crisologo. Your Vigan visit will never be complete...

    more
  • Manila to Vigan; Vigan to Pagudpod

    Vigan Transportation

    To and From Manila-Vigan ( Bus terminals are located near UST).Get your tickets 1 week before, with Maria De Leon Bus Terminal [(02) 731-4907] they require a Php200/head deposit. For Fariñas Bus Terminal [Telephone Numbers: + 63 2 731 4507, + 63 2 731 4375, + 63 2 743 8580] you may reserve seats over the phone, but in our case we have to deposit...

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Cervantes

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  • BEAUTIFUL SCENERY FROM TAGUDIN

    Cervantes Things to Do

    Riding the shuttle van between Tagudin and Cervantes is a breathtaking trip as you pass through some wonderful picturesque scenery as the road gradually reaches Bessang Pass before it goes down to the valley where Cervantes is located. Besides the forest and mountains there are many waterfalls by the side of the road. I have traveled on the Road...

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  • THE LONGEST BRIDGE IN THE WORLD-ALULING...

    Cervantes Things to Do

    The longest bridge in the world is just on the outskirts of Cervantes. Construction over the river was started over 40 years ago (1967) and it still has not been completed. It is called Aluling Bridge or even Corrupt Bridge and was supposed to link Cervantes with Bontoc, but at the moment only one still has to walk across the suspension footway,...

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  • VISIT QUIRINO

    Cervantes Things to Do

    Try and find a local who will rent you his motorbike and head north on a track that passes through rivers, along mountain sides and the last few kms up the riverbed itself. Trip is 24 kms and well worth seeing the beautiful scenery. Quirino itself clings to the mountainside with the river below. Well worth the effort.

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Bantay

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  • Go Up The Bell Tower of Bantay Church

    Bantay Things to Do

    The Bantay Church belfry is located a few meters away, as in other Ilocos churches. This was how they planned it before; the belfry was constructed as a separate structure so if any calamity occurs, there is no danger for it to damage the church. The site is said to be the scene of fighting during the 1763 uprising led by Diego Silang so the belfry...

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  • Examine Church's architectural details

    Bantay Things to Do

    Bantay Church is considered one of the most beautiful churches in Ilocos Region. It has well-preserved Neogothic and Romanesque architectural details in the facade, making it a favorite of historians, students, artists, photographers and movie producers.

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  • Must Stop: Marsha's Delicacies

    Bantay Off The Beaten Path

    Do not forget to stopby here and buy the definitely must-have pasalubong: Royal Bibingka. They offer other delicacies but I like their Royal Bibingka which is made of glutinous rice similar to chinese tikoy. One box costs P105 which consists of 15pieces.You would not miss their red sign along the highway, this is the next barangay from Vigan.

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Candon

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  • Eating pancit canton and halo-halo

    Candon Restaurants

    Chow-King is a fast food restaurant seen all over the Philippines. The restaurant is located at the Candon Supermarket - where the PNB used to be twenty years ago. The hard thing about the restaurant is there are only three spots for parking in front of the restaurant so you have to look around for parking your car! Or better still, it is better to...

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  • Jollibees Restaurant

    Candon Restaurants

    Jollibee is a fast food restaurant that caters to the Filipino taste. It's like McDonald. The only difference is that in their menu, rice is included. They have great fried chicken, spaghetti, french fries, etc.Jollibee opened in Candon City on October 18, 2002. It is one of the fast food restaurant established in the city. Fried chicken with...

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  • McDonald's Restaurant

    Candon Restaurants

    This chain of American restaurant reached all the way to the Philippines! It was opened in Candon City on November 2001!However, the local McDonald have customized the local's taste buds to change their menus.They have sweet spaghetti, hamburger, french fries, etc. But, if you are American and used to the original McDonald in the U.S., you will...

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Top Province of Ilocos Sur Hotels

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