13 days in Wales Itinerary

13 days in Wales Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Betws-y-Coed
— 2 nights
2
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
3
Cardiff
— 3 nights
4
Llandudno
— 2 nights

2
nights
Betws-y-Coed

Betws-y-Coed ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Dolwyddelan Castle and then take in the awesome beauty at Snowdon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Harlech Castle and then admire the sheer force of Swallow Falls.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Betws-y-Coed trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Betws-y-Coed is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. When traveling from Sydney in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Betws-y-Coed: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Betws-y-Coed

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dolwyddelan Castle, Snowdon, Harlech Castle
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Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle
Swallow Falls ©
Swallow Falls

2
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Popular historic sites such as Caernarfon Castle and Beaumaris Castle are in your itinerary. Take a break from Caernarfon with a short trip to Portmeirion Village in Portmeirion, about 38 minutes away. Spend the 18th (Wed) exploring nature at Beddgelert Forest.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Caernarfon travel site.

Drive from Betws-y-Coed to Caernarfon in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Caernarfon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Beaumaris Castle, Portmeirion Village
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Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle

3
nights
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
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 (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village and then kick your exploration up a notch at Head 4 Heights Waterpark.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cardiff trip planner.

You can drive from Caernarfon to Cardiff in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cardiff are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 21st (Sat), you're off to Llandudno.

Things to do in Cardiff

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Castle Combe Village, Head 4 Heights Waterpark
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Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

2
nights
Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. On the 21st (Sat), contemplate the long history of Plas Mawr and then take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chester Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Llandudno trip planner.

Getting from Cardiff to Llandudno by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Conwy, Aber Falls, Chester Cathedral
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Chester Cathedral ©
Chester Cathedral

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