municipality of the Philippines and capital of the province of Catanduanes

Virac is in Catanduanes, Philippines.


Virac is the capital of Catanduanes province.

Get inEdit

By boatEdit

  • Penafrancia shipping lines has daily ferry service to and from Tabaco Albay from the Virac town center port.
  • One-way fares are from ₱240 non-AC, ₱290 A/C. The trip takes 3½ hours.
  • From Tabaco you can get a bus to Manila. Or a van to Legazpi City, ₱40 or Naga, ₱180.
  • There is also a fast ferry from San Andres port (17 km from Virac) to Tabaco which takes 1 hour and costs ₱330 for AC class.

By planeEdit

  • 1 Virac Airport (VRC IATA). Cebu Pacific has a daily flight from Manila.    

Get aroundEdit




Banks & ATMsEdit

  • BDO Bank, San Juan Street. 24 hour atm. Master Card/Visa Card ATM.
  • PNB, Quezon Avenue. 24-hour ATM. Visa Card ATM.

Malls & supermarketsEdit

  • Virac Center Mall, Rizal Street. 9AM-7PM. Has a supermarket, Mercury Drug and a Jollibee.
  • The Generics Pharmacy (Virac). 8AM-8PM. low cost.
  • Virac Town Center (VTC), Virac Town Center, Rizal Ave. 8AM-8PM. Supermarket, department store, boutiques, restaurants, cafe, etc.  


  • Blossom Restaurant. 9AM-6PM. low price.
  • Jollibee, Virac Center Mall, Rizal Avenue. 7AM-10PM. Breakfast from 7AM-11AM.
  • Blue Cafe, Virac Town Center, Metro Walk, Rizal Ave. Coffee, cakes, & comfort food.
  • Fernando's Asian Cuisine, Virac Town Center, Rizal Ave. A mix of various Asian food choices.
  • Chicken Deli, Virac Town Center, Rizal Ave. Chicken Inasal (Grilled Chicken)
  • Thirstea, Virac Town Center, Metro Walk, Rizal Ave. Milk tea & comfort food.
  • Food Avenue (Food Ave), Virac Town Center, Rizal Ave. Food choices place.


  • DOD Bar & Cafe. 6PM-1AM. Live music.


  • Rakdell Inn, San pedro Virac, +639103743230. Check-in: noon, check-out: 11AM. Fan single/double room with own bathroom and cable TV. The inn has its own restaurant. ₱350/450.
  • Marem Pension House, 136 Rizal Street, +63 52 8113439. Check-in: noon, check-out: 11AM. Fan/AC single/double rooms with own bathroom. Free Wifi.
  • Catanduanes Midtown Inn, San Jose Street, +63 52 8110527. Check-in: noon, check-out: 11AM. AC single/double with own bathroom and cable TV.
  • Solybel Lodge, Rizal Avenue, +63 52-8111194. Single/double rooms with shared bathroom.
  • Villa Tolledo Travel Lodge, Sta Elena Street, +63 52-6112857. Single/double rooms with own bathroom.


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