15 days in Wales Itinerary

15 days in Wales Itinerary

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15 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Laredo
Fly + Drive:  20​h
1
Llangollen
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Swansea
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Tenby
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Llandudno
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Laredo

3
nights
Llangollen

Llangollen ©
Llangollen is a small town and community in Denbighshire, north-east Wales, situated on the River Dee and on the edge of the Berwyn mountains. Head to Holgates Ice Cream Shop and Plas Glyn y Weddwfor some retail therapy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Llangollen Bridge and The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir. Change things up with these side-trips from Llangollen: Criccieth Castle (in Criccieth), Barmouth (Barmouth Bridge & Barmouth Beach) and Gelert's Grave (in Beddgelert). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Castell Dinas Bran, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valle Crucis Abbey, examine the collection at Cloverlands Model Car Collection, and admire the sheer force of Devil's Bridge Falls.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Llangollen trip planner .

Laredo, USA to Llangollen is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Laredo to Llangollen is 6 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Laredo in April, with highs in Llangollen at 55°F and lows at 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Swansea.

Things to do in Llangollen

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Montgomery, Barmouth, Plas Glyn y Weddw, The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir, Gelert's Grave
Highlights from your plan
Castell Dinas Bran ©
Castell Dinas Bran
The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir ©
The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir
Montgomery Castle ©
Montgomery Castle

4
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Raglan Castle and Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths. Shop till you drop at Swansea Market and National Trust Rhossili Shop & Visitor Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Swansea: Tredegar House (in Newport), Kidwelly Castle (in Carmarthen) and Chepstow Castle (in Chepstow). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Carreg Cennen Castle, view the masterpieces at Bay Art Gallery, sample the fine beverages at Penderyn Distillery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Brecon Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Swansea online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Llangollen to Swansea takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Tenby.

Things to do in Swansea

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Newport, Brecon Beacons National Park, Carreg Cennen Castle, Chepstow Castle, Bay Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Raglan Castle ©
Raglan Castle
Kidwelly Castle ©
Kidwelly Castle
Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths ©

3
nights
Tenby

Tenby ©
Tenby is a walled seaside town in Pembrokeshire, Wales, on the western side of Carmarthen Bay, and the name for the local government community of Tenby.Notable features of Tenby include of sandy beaches; the 13th century medieval town walls, including the Five Arches barbican gatehouse; the 15th century St. For shopping fun, head to Oriel y Parc Landscape Gallery and Visitor Centre or Melin Tregwynt Woolen Mill. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Carew Castle & Tidal Mill and Tudor Merchant's House. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Davids (St Davids Bishop's Palace & Wales Coastal Path), Solva (in Solva) and Lily Ponds (in Bosherston). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Lamphey Bishop's Palace, steep yourself in history at Manorbier Castle, delve into the distant past at St Govan's Chapel, and enjoy the sand and surf at Barafundle Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tenby road trip app .

Getting from Swansea to Tenby by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Tenby are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Tenby

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

St. Davids, Stackpole, Picton Castle & Gardens, Lily Ponds, Manorbier Castle
Highlights from your plan
Solva ©
Solva
Carew Castle & Tidal Mill ©
Carew Castle & Tidal Mill
Lamphey Bishop's Palace ©
Lamphey Bishop's Palace

3
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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): go deep underground at Great Orme Copper Mine, visit a coastal fixture at Penmon Point, then steep yourself in history at Beaumaris Gaol, and finally identify plant and animal life at South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Marble Church, explore the historical opulence of Bodelwyddan Castle & Park, then steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Tudnos Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Llandudno road trip planner.

You can drive from Tenby to Llandudno in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bodelwyddan, Penmon Point, South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve, Beaumaris Gaol, Plas Mawr
Highlights from your plan
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Penmon Point ©
Penmon Point
Bodelwyddan Castle & Park ©
Bodelwyddan Castle & Park

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