The table below contains the list of tourist spots and destinations found in Ilocos Norte. These beautiful and popular destinations are adventure, heritage, and pilgrimage sites. All the data below were collected from the official tourism website of Ilocos Norte province, On the other hand please refer to the table below.
List of Ilocos Norte Tourist Destinations

Ilocos Norte Tourist Destinations

List of Ilocos Norte Tourist Destinations
Bangui Windmills
It is a wind power generation plant consisting of 20 units of Vestas NM82 wind turbines. This project is the first of its kind in the country and the whole Southeast Asia. International pro-surfers Pete Cabrinha and Susi Mai say that Ilocos Norte is the future of wind sports and the beach at the Bangui Windmills provide dynamic backdrop for kite boarding.

Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, Burgos
Declared as a National Cultural Treasure, it is perched 160 meters on the top of Vigia de Nagpartian hill and is known to be the tallest of its kind in the country. It was first lit on March 31, 1892 and served as a signal to ships passing by the Cape along the South China Sea. Up to this day, the lighthouse remains functional.

Kapurpurawan Rock Formation, Burgos
One of the golden acres of the town of Burgos is this massive rock formation that juts out into the sea. Seen up close, it is a dazzling bright white rock that sparkles in the sun. Kapurpurawan is a showcase of the wind and water power on rock and coral.

Bantay Abot Cave, Pagudpud
This rock formation was naturally formed by the strong waves and wind and is said to resemble a woman's private parts.

Blue Lagoon, Pagudpud
This spectacular white sand beach is relatively untouched with huge trees that canopy the shoreline and wild vines growing along some of the more permanent dunes. The area is ideal for jet skiing and surfing.

Paoay Golf Course
The complex is an 18-hole golf course with complete facilities and amenities. It has a land area of 77 hectares and was designed by Gary Player.

Palpalokada, Burgos
A unique landscape providing a paranomic view of the Kapurpurawan Rock Formation, the windmills of Bangui and the West Philippine Sea. The area is best toured on horseback.

Paoay Lake National Park
This body of water was declared as a National Park under Presidentail Decree 1554 on June 11, 1978. Known in earlier days as Nangguyudan, legend has it that a village lied beneath Paoay Lake's still waters. The lake has a total area of 386 hectares.

Sand Dunes
The Ilocos Norte sand dunes is a 1,479 HA land formation unique in Souteast Asia, and a popular spot for 4x4 and ATV. For thrill seekers, sand boarding is a must. Best time for 4x4 will be early in the morning or late in the afternoon. The area is a favorite spot for filmmakers, movie like "Himala", "Panday" and Tom Cruise's "Born on the 4th of July" were shot here.

Saud Beach, Pagudpud
The most popular among the scenic spots of the minicipality, it is famous for its creamy white sand which frames the emerald water of the heart shaped bay ideal for snorkeling and scuba diving. Nearby is Caparispisan, ideal for windsurfing, kite surfing and other water activities.

Patapata Viaduct
It is a winding viaduct found at the foot of the cliff of the North Cordillera Mountain Ranges. It connects Barangay Balaoi and Barangay Pancian and is around 1.2 kilometers long. The viaduct is often referred to as  the French Riviera of the North. The Kalbario Patapat Mountain Rangers is protected as a natural park.

Dos Hermanos, Pagudpud
The islands are two identical mountains. Legend says long ago there were two brothers who were very close to each other. They had made a vow to remain together until death.

Tanap Rapids, Burgos
This landscape resembling a series of natural blue pools is actually a group of cascading waterfalls, hidden in the outskirts of Batangay Tanap in Burgos. The jagged and intricate formation of the rocks carefully carved by the river makes it one of the most photographic waterfalls in the province. The area is declared as a Watershed Forest Reserve.

Dragon Fruit Farm
The Dacuycuy owned REFMAD Farms is barangay Paayas, Burgos, Ilocos Norte is the first organic dragon fruit plantation in northern Philippines.

Kaangrian Falls, Burgos
The falls is very famous for its abundant waters, forming semi-circles that cascade down the multiple layers of rock. The beauty of the area is a natural landscape of limestone deposits, with hundreds of small sparkling pools on the base of the falls. There are also virgin cave systems nearby.

St. Andrew's Church and Acrobatic Bell Tower, Bacarra
The Bacarra Church, a National Cultural Treasure, together with its bell tower was constructed in 1700 and has undergone several reconstructions and was once the Cathedral See of the Aglipayan Church in the province.

St. William's Cathedral and Bell Tower, Laoag
The cathedral is one of the biggest in the country and is the seat of the Diocese of Laoag. It was built of Italian Renaissance design in 1612. It is known for its massive Bell Tower which has been believed to be sinking.

Dingras Church Ruins
The facade of Dingras church is similar to the structures of other churches in Ilocos. It is Baroque in style with buttresses similar to the churches in San Nicolas, Sarrat and to a lesser extent Bacarra. The church is currently undergoing renovation.

La Virgen Milagrosa Shrine, Badoc
Estimated to be 400 years old, the revered image of La Virgen Milagros de Badoc is enshrined and venerated in the more than 200 year old imposing brick and stone baroque Catholic Church of the Parish of Saint John the Baptist in the town of Badoc.

Sta. Ana Church, Piddig
The church and its plaza, standing on top of a hills and reached by a grand central stairway, dominate the town center. It is one of the few churches in Ilocos with a preserved wooden pulpit.

San Agustine Church, Paoay
Built of red bricks and coral stone blocks in 1704 and completed in 1894, it was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993. It is renowned for its unique earthquakes baroque architecture and 24 heavy uniform buttresses.

San Nicolas Church
The Old Roman Catholic Church, the beautiful San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish Church which was built in 1701, speaks of the numerous people who kept the Catholic faith alive despite the turmoil of the past 400 years brought about by calamities that destroyed the church building.

Sta. Monica Church and Convent, Sarrat
Of all churches in the Ilocos Sarrat looks the most neoclassical in style. It was in this church where the Wedding of the Century was held (Irene Romualdez Marcos and Greggy Araneta). About 105 meters in length, it is the longest in Ilocos Norte. It was built in 1669 and completed in 1679 and is an important Cultural Property.

Vintar Church & Convent
The church in Vintar was built in the 1830s, and the core of the convento was begun in 1806 but finished only in the 1860s. Both underwent renovation toward the last quarter of the 19th century.

Basi Revolt Monument, Piddig
The 1807 Basi Revolt in Piddig, Ilocos Norte occurred when the Philippines' Spanish rulers effectively banned private manufacture of the beverage.

Currimao Watch Towers
Built in the late 18th century under the leadership of the Augustinians friars, the watchtowers of Currimao served to guard an important port that served the capital Laoag.

Ilocos Norte Capitol
A neoclassical structure built in 1912 and inaugurated in 1924 by Governor Florencio Castro. The president capitol building was built over another structure built during the Spanish colonial era. It is the seat of the provincial government.

Josefa Llanes Escode Shrine, Dingras
It is the historical birthplace of Josefa Llanes Escoda, World War II heroine and founder of Girl Scouts of the Philippines.

Juan Luna Shrine, Badoc
Known to be biggest colonial house in the town of Badoc, Juan Luna was born here in October 24, 1857. The original house was burned in 1862 and the family moved to Manila afterwards. It was restored in 1977 and is now a repository of the memorabilia and reproductions of the works of the world renowned painter. It is declared as a National Shrine.

Museo Ilocos Norte, Laoag
Housed in the historic Tabacalera, the galley showcases vignettes Ilocano CUlture. A life-size Ilocano house from the Spanish period is the museum's center piece and their Ilocano cigars are famous souvenirs.

Pottery Making (Damili), San Nicolas
Among the industries available in the locality is pottery making, particularly the kiln-fired earthware that comes in various shapes and sizes; from cooking pots, and stoves to water jars and well casings to roof tiles and flue pipes to miniature toys and flowerpots.

Ricarte Shrine, Batac
A park and shrine built in honor of the great hero Artemio Ricarte, the last general to surrender to American troops and known as the Father of the Philippine Army.

Tobacco Monopoly Monument, Laoag
The obelisk of clay and brick was constructed in 1881 at the foot of the Marcos Bridge as a way of thanking King Alfonso XII of Spain for lifting the tobacco monopoly.

Tadek Dance
A dance between a man and a woman in which they sway their hands and stomp their feet while following the beat of the gong or gansa and drum or ludag as their musical instrument.

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