The province of Batangas offers a collection of cultural and historical destinations, diving and mountain climbing sites, and heritage wonders. With these, it has become one of the most visited tourist destinations in the Philippines.
Batangas is located approximately 70 miles from Metro Manila. The nearest town of Batangas can be reached in less than two hours via land travel.
Batangas is home to an assortment of remarkable attractions and activities for travelers of all kinds. For those who are into beaches and diving, Batangas has a multitude of exceptional beach and diving destinations. Such are found in Anilao, Nasugbu, and San Juan just to name a few.
Batangas is a destination gifted with natural sites. For travelers who are into an eco and adventure vacation, they can embark on an enthralling boat ride along the picturesque lake of Taal Volcano or hike the wonderful heights of Mt. Maculot, also known as Mt. Macolod.
If you want to have a glimpse of Batangas’ cultural and heritage sites, head out and explore various old-world wonders in the town of Taal. Travelers can rediscover the history behind the famous Taal Heritage town where ancestral houses and structures dating back to the 19th century are nestled, providing tourists a peek of the past.
Among the many highlights of Batangas include pilgrimage sites. The province is home to the biggest and one of the oldest churches in Asia known as the Basilica de San Martin de Tours. Apart from its huge interior, the church also houses the largest bell in the Philippines. Various devotees, tourists, and locals alike flock there especially during Sundays.
Batangas has so much more to offer. Discover more of its wonders and experience them firsthand for an unforgettable trip.
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By: Ling Gomez