Location: Camalig, Albay
This cave is said to be the primitive habitat of the natives of the province before the arrival of the Spaniards. The connected to Calabidongan Cave.
Location: Brgy. Villahermosa, Batan Island, Rapu-rapu, Albay
Minaroso is an unexplored natural cavern. It is a haven of seabirds and swallows and believed to be an ancient burial site of the early Bicolanos.
Location: Coastal area of Bacacay, Sto. Domingo, and Tiwi, Albay
Black sand beaches are formed due to the natural erosion of volcanic rock which evolved from ground lava. The black sand is usually a little grainy but easy to walk on. Local folks believe that it has therapeutic benefits.
Location: Mt. Malinao, Malinao, Albay
The path towards the falls is a snake-like trail along tree-filled rivers. Visitors are welcomed with a crystal blue lagoon covered under a forest canopy.
Location: Malilipot, Albay
Hidden from the world, it is considered as one of the highest waterfalls in the country because of its seven-tiered cascading white foam which plunges approximately 91 meters from its highest point, and the last 40m cascade is visible from a clear shallow pool at the bottom.
of the Gate Church
Location: Daraga, Albay
This church was built on top of a hill by Franciscan Missionaries in 1773. The church is very distinct from other churches in the country because of its rich baroque architectural designs carefully carved on volcanic rocks and its façade that has archeological relics of “santos” and rare religious seals ingeniously carved throughout the entire face of the church, even up to the belfry.
The Baptist Parishi.
Location: Camalig, Albay
The church is made from volcanic stones. Built in 1842, it took the residents of Camalig six years to complete the whole structure.
Location: Brgy. Joroan, Tiwi, Albay
Every 3rd Saturday of August, thousands of pilgrims flock to this small church in Joroan to pay homage to the miraculous image of Nuestra Señora de Salvacion, Albay’s Patroness.
Location: Tabaco City
Declared by the National Museum as one of the National Cultural Treasures, this church was built by the secular clergy in 19th century. The church has compartments that were used for unknown purposes until now.
Place: All over Albay
Date: April 1 - 30
The feast recalls the legend of Mayon Volcano which came about from the tragic love story of the legend of Daragang Magayon and Panganoron whose fatal deaths gave birth to the volcano. The festival is filled with activities such as beauty contests, fireworks display, trade fair, street dancing competition, and concerts.
Place: Legazpi City, Albay
Date: Second week of October
A week-long festivity recounting the brave exploits of the heroes of Ibalong or prehistoric Bicol. The festival is highlighted by a street parade recreating the classic battles between heroes and beasts of Ibalong.
Place: May 18 - 25
Date: Sto. Domingo, Albay
An annual fun-filled eight-day summer festivity immortalizing the timeless love song Sarung Banggi, and a tribute to its composer, Potenciano V. Gregorio. The fiesta showcases several cultural and religious activities such as street procession, food and sports fest, beauty search, folksong fest, agro-industrial fair and more.
Have Yourself A Magayon Wedding
The legend behind the Mayon Volcano, one of the most famous volcanoes in the Philippines famed for its ‘perfect cone’ shape, is a tragic love story of Daragang Magayon and Panginorin or Panganoron who died in each other’s arms and unable to express their love for each other through marriage. Even until now, the Bicolanos believe that Panganoron, now in the form of the clouds, kisses the grave of his maiden, the Mayon Volcano. read more about Magayon wedding ...
Bicolandia's Beauty Stood out at Kasalang Filipino 2009 Fifth Leg
Truly, magayon (beautiful) was a fitting description for the fifth leg of Kasalang Filipino 2009 12-city wedding fair road show as Bicol's finest wedding suppliers paraded their products and services at the Pepperland Hotel in Legazpi City, Albay last April 24 - 25, 20009. Read more ...
Magayon Wedding Festival - Kasalang Filipino 2009 - Legazpi Leg
From the legend of the pride of the province, Mount Mayon, to the characteristics of the Bicolanos, Albay simply spells love and romance. On April 24 - 25, 2009, Albay invites all soon-to-wed couples to experience a magayon (lovely) wedding during the Magayon Wedding Festival to be held at the Peperland Hotel in Legazpi City. Read more ...