©

Bauang trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Bauang

(15+ reviews from 2 attractions)
Outdoors Historic Sites
Bauang is a 1st Class urbanized municipality in the province of La Union, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 70,735 people, making Bauang the most populated municipality of La Union.It is bordered by San Fernando to the north, Caba to the south, Naguilian to the east, and the West Philippine Sea to the west.The MacArthur Highway runs through the town, which junctions with Naguilian Road, one of the mountain roads leading to Baguio City.EtymologyBauang originated from baoang . The word buang also means "river split into two" flowing into the sea .HistoryIn 1590, Bauang started as a settlement. Spanish Friar Agustin Mino was appointed its first minister. In 1765, it became a town and formed part of Pangasinan. Don Francisco delos Reyes sat as its first gobernadorcillo. With the creation of La Union in 1850, Bauang became one of its twelve towns.Like other towns in the province, Bauang also had its share in the devastating invasions of Moro pirates ("tirong") made series of invasions in Bauang, hence, the rise of watchtowers ("baluarte", by the Gobernadorcillo Don Juan Mallare). In 1890, Bauang "revolucionarios" led by Remigio Patacsil and Mauro Ortiz ousted the Spanish colonizers ("cazadores" or Spanish soldiers) and the "revolucionarios" (Filipinos).
Customize your holiday with our Philippines trip generator to create an adventure that suits you.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Bauang

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Bauang

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Bauang:
Sightseeing, historic sites, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, sightseeing, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Nature, historic sites, trails
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, nature, outdoors
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Nature, beaches, historic sites
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Bauang

5 days in La Union Province BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in La Union Province BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, relaxing, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in La Union Province BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 2 days in La Union Province BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in La Union Province BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Philippines BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in La Union Province BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in La Union Province BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Bauang SEE PLAN April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in La Union Province BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in La Union Province BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in La Union Province BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans