11 days in Swansea & Cardiff Itinerary

11 days in Swansea & Cardiff Itinerary

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11 days in Swansea & Cardiff Itinerary

Start: London
train:  3​h
1
Swansea
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Cardiff
— 6 nights
train:  2​h
End: London

4
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Swansea is known for nature, nightlife, beaches, museums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Gower Peninsula, make a splash at The LC, look for all kinds of wild species at Three Cliffs Bay, and contemplate the long history of Dylan Thomas Birth Place.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Swansea trip planner .

London to Swansea is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. July in Swansea sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Gower Peninsula ©
Gower Peninsula
Three Cliffs Bay ©
Three Cliffs Bay
Dylan Thomas Birthplace ©
Dylan Thomas Birthplace

6
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.
Cardiff is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, step into the grandiose world of Castell Coch, get your game on at Welsh Games, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cardiff vacation builder site .

Traveling by car from Swansea to Cardiff takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cardiff can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Welsh Games
Highlights from your plan
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle

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