8 days in Wales Itinerary

8 days in Wales Itinerary

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Llandudno
— 1 night
2
Caernarfon
— 1 night
3
Llanberis
— 2 nights
4
Blaenau Ffestiniog
— 1 night
5
Cardiff
— 2 nights

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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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle, then contemplate the long history of Smallest House in Britain, then explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, and finally take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade, then appreciate the history behind The Mad Hatter Statue, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bodnant Garden, and finally make a trip to Conwy Town Walls.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Llandudno journey planner.

Manchester to Llandudno is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In October, daytime highs in Llandudno are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Caernarfon.

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Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Llandudno Pier ©
Llandudno Pier
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade

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Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): look for gifts at Janet Bell Gallery, make a trip to Beaumaris Castle, then get a new perspective on things with Rib Ride, then step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, and finally admire the striking features of St Beuno's Church.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Caernarfon trip builder.

You can drive from Llandudno to Caernarfon in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. October in Caernarfon sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Llanberis.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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Rib Ride ©
Rib Ride
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle

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Llanberis

Llanberis ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): snap pictures at Pont-y-Pair Bridge and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum, then get interesting insight from Zip World, then take in the dramatic scenery at Swallow Falls, and finally snap pictures at Sappers Suspension Bridge.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Llanberis holiday tool.

Llanberis is just a short distance from Caernarfon. In October, daily temperatures in Llanberis can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Things to do in Llanberis

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

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Snowdon ©
Snowdon
National Slate Museum ©
National Slate Museum
Swallow Falls ©
Swallow Falls

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Blaenau Ffestiniog

Blaenau Ffestiniog ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Criccieth Lifeboat Station, then contemplate the long history of Portmeirion Village, and then whizz through the canopy at Zip World Slate Caverns.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Blaenau Ffestiniog road trip site.

Traveling by car from Llanberis to Blaenau Ffestiniog takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Blaenau Ffestiniog

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Historic Sites

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Zip World Slate Caverns ©
Zip World Slate Caverns
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
Criccieth Lifeboat Station ©
Criccieth Lifeboat Station

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Cardiff

Cardiff ©

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, then examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, and then take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Caerphilly Castle, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Aberfan Disaster Memorial Garden, then see the interesting displays at Big Pit National Coal Museum, and finally take in the views from Crickhowell Bridge.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cardiff trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Cardiff in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

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St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales

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