Top 10 Tourist Spots in Ilocos (Norte and Sur)

Have you ever heard of the place called Pagudpud in the Philippines? It is one of the most visited tourist spots in Ilocos. Where and what is Pagudpud really like? Well, before that let me have a bit of introduction first about Ilocos.

Ilocos is actually divided into provinces, the north and the south, also known as Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur respectively. Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur clearly should be located into one region and that is Ilocos Region (Region 1) in Northwest Luzon, Philippines. People living in these provinces are approximately 65% Ilocanos.

If you visit Ilocos and you are wondering where you might go or have some outdoor adventures or just sightseeing, the following are the Top 10 Tourist Spots in Ilocos (Norte/Sur) you may want to visit.


1. Pagudpud Beach (Saud Beach)

As I am introducing in the first line, Pagudpud is one of the tourist spots in Ilocos Norte. Saud Beach in Pagudpud is a really famous destination in Ilocos Norte and has been marked as the “haven for travelers”. If you love beaches, the wide scenery, the blue ocean, the clear waters, the white sand, the whispering air, the gentle breeze, then Saud Beach is what you are looking for in Ilocos Norte.

2. Bangui Windmills

Bangui Windmills

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Even when you search Ilocos in any search engines or in image seach, Bangui Windmills will always be present. The magnificent big turbines that supplies electicity became a famous landmark of Ilocos.


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