Nueva Vizcaya is a province of the Philippines located in the region of Cagayan Valley Region in Luzon. Its capital is Bayombong. Nueva Vizcaya is often referred to as lowland Baguio because of its pleasant climate. The province has basically an agricultural economy with commerce, trade, and industry contributing to its growth and development.
The following are a few useful and interesting details about this province.
Plug commonly used is Type A but Types B and C are used as well.
Bring A to B adapter(s).
The climate in this province is mild, and generally warm and temperate. There is significant rainfall throughout the year in Nueva Vizcaya. The average temperature in Nueva Vizcaya is 18.9 °C. Precipitation here averages 1160 mm.
Casual light clothing: shorts, t-shirt, sandals.
Light jacket and pants at night, at higher elevations, and boating.
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CITIES & TOWNS
The Nueva Vizcaya provinceis divided into 15 Municipalities:
POINTS OF INTEREST
The following is a list of points of interest relating to the Nueva Vizcaya province:
- Bangan Hill National Park
- Bansing Falls
- Capisaan Caves
- Dampol Bridge
- Imugan Falls
- Lower Magat Eco Tourism Park
- Mt. Ugo
- San Vicente de Ferrer Church
- St. Dominic Cathedral
- St. Louis Beltran Church
- The People’s Museum and Library
If you plan to visit the Province of Nueva Vizcaya, you can use the following sites to determine the best places to stay:
The following is a list of festivals celebrated in Nueva Vizcaya throughout the year:
The following are the most frequently asked questions about the Nueva Vizcaya province.
Where in the Philippines is Nueva Vizcaya located?
Nueva Vizcaya is located on northcentral part of Luzon.
Is Nueva Vizcaya a city or province?
Nueva Vizcaya is a province.
What is the Capital of Nueva Vizcaya?
The capital of Nueva Vizcaya is Bayombong.
What is Nueva Vizcaya known for?
Nueva Vizcaya is known as Citrus Capital of the Philippines.
How do I get to Nueva Vizcaya?
There are several ways to get to Nueva Vizcaya, the most common being from Manila:
- Bus | 6 hours | $10
- Taxi – 4.5 hours | $82-$100
- Drive | 4.5 hours | $22-$34
- You can fly to an alternate airport (Cauayan), however the time will be approximately the same, but the cost will be significantly more.
How many islands are in Nueva Vizcaya?
There are NO islands in Nueva Vizcaya. The province is landlocked.
What does Nueva Vizcaya mean?
Vizcaya is derived from the word Biscay, the name of the province during the Spanish colonial period.
How Safe is Traveling in Nueva Vizcaya?
Nueva Vizcaya is generally safe for locals and tourists.
Is the climate in Nueva Vizcaya the same as the rest of the Philippines?
The climate in Nueva Vizcaya province is considered tropical with significant rainfall most months of the year.
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