municipality of the Philippines and capital of the province of Catanduanes

Virac is the largest town in Catanduanes, an island province of the Philippines, the provincial capital, and the island's main transport hub.

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  • 1 Virac Port, Port Road. Open 24 hours.
    • Peñafrancia 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.

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There are jeepneys, motorized tricycles and pedicabs one could ride to travel within Virac.

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Banks & ATMs edit

  • 1 BDO Virac Town Center Branch, San Juan Street. Banking hours: 9AM–6PM; ATM: 24 hours. Master Card/Visa Card ATM.    
  • 2 PNB-Virac, Rizal Avenue corner Santa Cruz Street. 24-hour ATM. Visa Card ATM.
  • 3 BPI Direct BanKo Virac Branch, Catanduanes Circumferential Road. 9AM–4:30PM.
  • 4 China Bank-Virac, Quezon Avenue. Banking hours: 9AM–5PM; ATM: 24 hours.

Malls/Markets/Supermarkets edit

  • 5 Virac Center Mall, Rizal Street. 8AM–6PM. Has a supermarket, Mercury Drug and a Jollibee.
  • 6 Virac Town Center, Rizal Avenue. 9AM-9PM. Supermarket, department store, boutiques, restaurants, cafe, etc.  
  • 7 Virac Pasalubong Center, Quezon Avenue.
  • 8 Century Family Mall, Santa Elena Street. 8AM–noon, 1-5 PM.
  • 9 Virac Lucky Supermarket, Catanduanes Circumferential Road. 4:30AM–6PM.
  • 10 Virac Marketplace, P. Arcilla Street. 10AM–midnight.
  • 11 Virac Sunrise Saver's Supermart, Catanduanes Circumferential Road (in Virac Center Mall). 8AM–8PM.

Eat edit

  • 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.

Drink edit

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

Sleep edit

  • 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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