Embarcadero de Legazpi has a 350-meter zipline from the lighthouse, perfect for thrill-seekers and adventurous tourists.
The Cagsawa Ruins are the remnants of an 18th Century Franciscan church, the Cagsawa Church. It was built in 1724, but was destroyed by the eruption of the Mayon Volcano in 1814.
LIGNON HILL NATURE PARK
Lignon Hill Nature Park is one of Legazpi’s top tourist destinations. It offers a 360 degree view of Legazpi City, Daraga, Albay Gulf and Mayon Volcano. Visitors can also enjoy exciting activities including a 320-meter zipline, hiking and biking. Guests can also visit the 50-foot Japanese Tunnel, an arms cache used by the Japanese forces during WWII.
Daraga Church is located in Daraga, Albay. It was built by the Franciscans in 1772 under the patronage of the Our Lady of the Gate. Nestled on top of a hill, the church is known for its baroque architectural designs, archeological relics of saints and rare religious seals engraved on volcanic rocks.
ALBAY PILI NUT FACTORY
Pili nuts are rich and buttery, and abundant in Bicol region. Established in 1936, Albay Pili Nut Factory is the first pili nut factory in Bicol Region. Visitors can buy “pasalubong,” and choose from a wide variety of pili, such as honey-coated, salted, sugarcoated, buttered, and more.
Legazpi Boulevard is a coastal road network extending from the city’s central business district and port area to the southern barangays. Have your photo taken beside the Legazpi signage with Mayon Volcano as your backdrop.
ATV TOUR TO THE LAVA WALL
Experience an adventure of a lifetime by riding an all-terrain vehicle from the foot of Mayon Volcano to the famous lava wall at Bonga Gully.
TYPHOON REMING MEMORIAL SHINE
Typhoon Reming Memorial, also known as Padang Memorial, can be found in Brgy. Padang, Legazpi City. The crosses serve as reminder of the hundreds of lives lost during the Supertyphoon Reming in November 2006.
Bicolano cuisine is a must-try when you visit Legazpi City. The region is known for its delicious and unique food which combines hot chilies and coconut cream. Try pinangat, laing, Guinobatan longganisa, Bicol express, tilmok and tinutungang manok.
WHALE SHARK INTERACTION
Swim alongside the world’s biggest fish in Donsol, which is an hour away from Legazpi City. In the months of November to June, whale sharks converge in Donsol, and stay for 6 to 7 months.
MAYON RESTHOUSE AND PLANETARIUM
Mayon Rest House is a park located at the slopes of Mayon Volcano at Tabaco City. The rest house was built beside the Seismological instrument initially built by the Americans, and now used by the Philippines Astronomical, Geological and Seismological Agency. This is also the starting point for mountaineers who climbed the peak of the volcano.
Naga City is the center of the more than 300-year devotion to Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia. Every September, during the feast of the Blessed Virgin of Peñafrancia, millions of devotees flock to Naga and visit several Marian churches. Naga City is 2 hours away from Legazpi.
The Kawa-Kawa Hill is a 236 meter land form located in California Village, Brgy. Tuburan, Ligao City. Its name is derived from its curious shape resembling a ‘kawa’ or cauldron. From afar, Kawa-Kawa may seem as ordinary as any other hill, but from its summit, one can see its unique feature in its full glory – an amphitheater-like six-hectare crater. Because of this peculiar characteristic, it is also called ‘the hill without a hilltop’.
MISIBIS BAY DAY TOUR
Embarcadero Hotel can arrange a day trip to Misibis Bay, a luxury island resort in Cagraray Island, Albay. Get to use the resort’s facilities, and enjoy motorized and non-motorized watersports. Misibis Bay is one hour away from Legazpi City.