11 days in Wales Itinerary

11 days in Wales Itinerary

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Fly to Manchester, Train to Llandudno
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Llandudno
— 2 nights
Drive
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Beaumaris, Anglesey
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porthmadog
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pembroke
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cardiff
— 1 night
Fly

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Llandudno — 2 nights

Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Caernarfon Castle and Conwy Castle will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier, explore and take pictures at Marine Drive, and take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade.

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Brussels, Belgium to Llandudno is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Llandudno. When traveling from Brussels in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Llandudno: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Beaumaris.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Nature
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Beaumaris, Anglesey — 2 nights

Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. On the 13th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on Seacoast Safaris, then don't miss a visit to Beaumaris Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Benllech Beach. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), stroll through Llanddwyn Beach, and then snap pictures at Menai Suspension Bridge.

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Traveling by car from Llandudno to Beaumaris takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Beaumaris are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Porthmadog.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches
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Porthmadog — 2 nights

Porthmadog, known locally as "Port", and since 1974, rendered into Welsh from its former Anglicised form, Portmadoc, is a small coastal town and community in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd, in Wales. On the 15th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Portmeirion Village, then steep yourself in history at Harlech Castle, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Porthmadog trip planner.

Traveling by car from Beaumaris to Porthmadog takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Porthmadog can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pembroke.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure
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Pembroke — 3 nights

Pembroke is a historic settlement and was the county town of Pembrokeshire in West Wales. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Barafundle Beach and Mwnt Beach. Take a break from Pembroke with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in New Quay, about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 17th (Wed) in the animal kingdom at Folly Farm. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Pembroke Castle and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pembroke online trip planner.

Getting from Porthmadog to Pembroke by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Pembroke are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cardiff.
Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Cardiff — 1 night

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
On the 20th (Sat), take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales and then explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle.

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Traveling by car from Pembroke to Cardiff takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Wales travel guide

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Castles · Beaches · Specialty Museums
Wales attracts tourism with its stunning landscape, a wealth of history, and a huge number of imposing castles. Yet behind the spectacular scenery and the ancient fortress walls hides the simple warmth of the Welsh people, whose pride in their Celtic heritage is only exceeded by the love they feel for their homeland. This may be a relatively small country, but its spirit is truly grand. Your itinerary may just be made up of joining the locals at the pub or a village rugby game to soak up the famous Welsh spirit and learn about "hiraeth," a deep bond the Welsh feel with their land. Though compact, Wales has no shortage of secluded corners easily and quickly explored on an extensive network of footpaths, which makes a trip to this land a true hiker’s paradise.