13 days in Wales Itinerary

13 days in Wales Itinerary

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13 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + train:  30​h
1
Betws-y-Coed
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Cardiff
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Llandudno
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Betws-y-Coed

Betws-y-Coed ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Dolwyddelan Castle and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Harlech Castle and then take in the dramatic scenery at Swallow Falls.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Betws-y-Coed road trip planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Betws-y-Coed is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Betws-y-Coed is minus 10 hours. When traveling from Sydney in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Betws-y-Coed, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. 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, Harlech Castle, Snowdon
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Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle
Dolwyddelan Castle ©
Dolwyddelan Castle

2
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Get some cultural insight at Portmeirion Village and Beaumaris Castle. Spend the 18th (Wed) exploring nature at Beddgelert Forest. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Caernarfon trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Betws-y-Coed to Caernarfon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Portmeirion Village, Beaumaris Castle
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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: get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village and then get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cardiff tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Cardiff takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cardiff are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 21st (Sat), you're off toLlandudno.

Things to do in Cardiff

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Head 4 Heights Waterpark, Castle Combe Village
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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), steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr and then go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Walls of Chester and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chester Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Llandudno trip planner .

Drive from Cardiff to Llandudno in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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