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Visit Central Visayas

The Official Travel Guide of Central Visayas, managed and curated by the Regional Office 7 of the Department of Tourism of the Philippines

Embrace the adrenaline rush or simply relish some down time.

Spend time in the company of friendly people or waste it with the remarkable creatures of the natural environment.

Explore historical sites and imbibe the stories of an interesting cultural heritage.

Dine in style at its world-class outlets or savor a myriad flavors of tasty native cuisine.

Central Visayas, the epicenter of the Philippines, offers a wide range of experiences, all at once heart-warming, engaging and enervating. Your visit to any of the many islands and islets in the four provinces of Central Visayas – Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental and Siquijor – lets you brig home lasting impressions or may tempt you to stay for good.


Be awed and feel the rich and diverse wonders of Central Visayas. May it be exotic flora and fauna, serene diving spot, unique festivals, wellness and healing, or even nightlife. It’s all here for you to explore and enjoy.


Central Visayas is home to the many attractions in the Philippines. Discover its white sandy beaches, unspoiled natural wonders, scenic terrains, and more.

Arts & Culture

Immerse yourself with the Visayan’s vibrant colors and rich cultural heritage that spans hundreds of years, emerging from the pre-colonial era to the modern times of free-spirit and mind.

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Usually found hanging in bundles, puso is rice cooked in woven palm-leaf pouches. It was originally created for convenience as a way to pack rice for journeys. Now, it is commonly sold by street food peddlers paired with barbecue or fried food.Eat your fill at the inaugural UN Tourism Regional Forum on Gastronomy Tourism for Asia and the Pacific in Cebu from June 26-27, 2024.Save the date! #LoveCebu #visitcentralvisayas #LoveThePhilippines #untourismregionalforumongastronomytourismforasiaandthepacific ... See MoreSee Less
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Cebu is nominated for Asia’s Leading Wedding Destination at the 2024 World Travel Awards!As the gateway to a thousand journeys, Cebu is home to many historic churches and stunning beach wedding venues, making it a popular choice for couples. Let’s help Cebu in achieving its win as Asia’s Leading Wedding Destination by casting our votes at www.worldtravelawards.com/voteAnd remember to support the other nominated categories as well:Asia’s Leading Beach DestinationAsia’s Leading Dive DestinationAsia’s Leading Island DestinationAsia’s Leading Luxury Island Destination (Boracay)Asia’s Leading Tourist Attraction (Intramuros)Asia’s Leading Tourist Board (DOT)Voting ends on July 28, at 12 mn (BST)!#LoveCebu #LoveThePhilippines #DOTPhilippines #VisitCentralVisayas #WorldTravelAwards ... See MoreSee Less
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Indulge in the irresistible crunch of Siquijor’s Peanut Brittle. A delightful cross between sweet and salty—with its caramel flavor and nutty richness, it’s sure to satisfy your cravings with every delectable bite!Have a nibble at the first UN Tourism Regional Forum on Gastronomy Tourism for Asia and the Pacific in Cebu on June 26, 2024. Save the date and see you in Cebu! Register online: www.unwto.org/form/registration-36th-cap-csa-gastronomy-tourism-forum#LoveCebu #LoveThePhilippines #DOTPhilippines #VisitCentralVisayas #Cebu ... See MoreSee Less
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