16 days in South Wales Itinerary

16 days in South Wales Itinerary

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16 days in South Wales Itinerary

Start: Swakopmund
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Swansea
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Newport
— 8 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  27​h
End: Swakopmund

5
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Venture out of the city with trips to Perriswood Archery & Falconry Centre (in Penmaen), Cefn Bryn (in Reynoldston) and Rhossili (Rhossili Bay & Worm's Head). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Gower Peninsula, contemplate the waterfront views at Fall Bay, identify plant and animal life at Whiteford National Nature Reserve, and stroll around Brynmill Park.

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Swakopmund, Namibia to Swansea is an approximately 27-hour combination of car and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Swakopmund to Swansea due to the time zone difference. In October, Swansea is a bit cooler than Swakopmund - with highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rhossili, Baked Bean Museum of Excellence, Perriswood Archery & Falconry Centre, Cefn Bryn
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Gower Peninsula ©
Gower Peninsula
Three Cliffs Bay ©
Three Cliffs Bay
Fall Bay ©
Fall Bay

8
nights
Newport

Newport ©
Newport is a cathedral and university city and unitary authority area in south east Wales. Venture out of the city with trips to Big Pit National Coal Museum (in Blaenavon), Sugarloaf Mountain (in Abergavenny) and Cardiff (Room Escape Games, Saltmarshe Art Publishers, & more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Tredegar House, step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales, and head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages.

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You can drive from Swansea to Newport in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cardiff, Caerphilly, Chepstow, Raglan Castle, The Vintage Country Market
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Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
Tredegar House ©
Tredegar House
St Fagans National Museum of History ©