Cebu Travel Guide and Itinerary- Queen City of the South and the Seat of Christianity in the Philippines , Cebu is the country’s oldest city. Exploring Cebu City , one encounters a rich historic past. Cebuanos are extremely proud of their cultural and historical heritage, a legacy which has endured through the centuries from the time the great explorer Ferdinand Magellan first planted the cross on Cebu ’s shore. Time has been kind to Cebu . From Zubu, the busy trading port in 1521, it has evolved into a highly urbanized metropolitan center which now serves as focal point of growth and development in Southern Philippines.
Cebu island is the forefront of the Philippines’ sustainable tourism movement. The Mactan-Cebu International Airport is the country’s first solar-powered airport and bans the use of single-use plastics among its concessionaires. Visitors can enjoy mindful tourism from award- winning mangrove river experiences to tours of ancestral homes by local guides. Cebu’s culinary heritage is equally impressive, so prepare your taste buds for a pleasant surprise.