30 days in North Wales Itinerary

30 days in North Wales Itinerary

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Fly to Manchester Airport, Drive to Porthmadog
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Porthmadog
— 5 nights
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Beaumaris, Anglesey
— 4 nights
Drive
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Llandudno
— 14 nights
Drive
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Llangollen
— 6 nights
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Porthmadog

— 5 nights
Porthmadog, known locally as "Port", and since 1974, rendered into Welsh from its former Anglicised form, Portmadoc, is a small coastal town and community in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd, in Wales. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolgellau (Cader Idris & The Mawddach Trail) and Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve (in Bethesda). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Snowdon, stroll through Harlech Beach, see the interesting displays at Lloyd George Museum, and don't miss a visit to Criccieth Lifeboat Station.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Porthmadog tour itinerary planner.

Rome, Italy to Porthmadog is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Rome in June: highs in Porthmadog hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Beaumaris.

Things to do in Porthmadog

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beaumaris, Anglesey

— 4 nights
Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beaumaris: Holyhead (South Stack Lighthouse & South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve), Anglesey Circuit - Trac Mon (in Ty Croes) and Llanddwyn Beach (in Dwyran). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on Seacoast Safaris, shop like a local with Crochendy Bethesda Pottery, learn about all things military at Tacla Taid - Anglesey Transport and Agriculture Museum and cafe, and take in nature's colorful creations at Castle Gardens Beaumaris.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Beaumaris tour planner.

You can drive from Porthmadog to Beaumaris in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Beaumaris can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Beaumaris

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Llandudno

— 14 nights
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Venture out of the city with trips to Caernarfon (St Mary's Church, Caernarfon Castle, &more), Llanberis (Electric Mountain, National Slate Museum, &more) and Gelert's Grave (in Beddgelert). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Orme, get in on the family fun at Great Orme Cable Cars, take a stroll through Mostyn Street, and take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Llandudno route planner.

You can drive from Beaumaris to Llandudno in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Llandudno can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Llangollen.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Llangollen

— 6 nights
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. Get out of town with these interesting Llangollen side-trips: Moel Famau (in Mold), Gresford Bells (in Gresford) and Caerau Gardens (in Bala). There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Chirk Castle, contemplate the long history of Erddig, and explore the striking landscape of Wild Bushcraft Company.

Before you visit Llangollen, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Llandudno to Llangollen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Llangollen

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

North Wales travel guide

4.3
Castles · Beaches · Historic Sites
Passionate about being Welsh, residents of North Wales fiercely preserve their language, music, and history. The region’s dramatic landscapes, which notably include the highest peaks in Wales and England, attract tourism from hikers, cyclists, and adventure-seekers of every description. Your trip may also include a ride on some of the country’s most scenic heritage railways here. Despite its relatively small size, North Wales has many historical attractions to fill your travel itinerary. It is home to two World Heritage sites, which include a series of well-preserved Edwardian castles dating back to the 12th and 13th centuries. The Welsh spirit is strong here and most residents use their mother tongue, but don’t be afraid to ask for directions: Everyone also speaks fluent English and will be more than happy to converse in it.