4 days in Wales Itinerary

4 days in Wales Itinerary

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4 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: London
train:  2​h
1
Cardiff
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Porthmadog
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Llandudno
— 1 night
train:  4​h 15​min
End: London

1
day
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.
On the 7th (Mon), examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, then take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales, and then step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cardiff online journey builder .

London to Cardiff is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. October in Cardiff sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Porthmadog.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites
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St Fagans National Museum of History ©
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales

2
nights
Porthmadog

Porthmadog ©
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. On the 8th (Tue), stroll the grounds of St Gwyddelan's Church, take in the awesome beauty at Snowdon, and then don't miss a visit to Gelert's Grave. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Portmeirion Village, have fun at Beacon Climbing Centre, then steep yourself in history at Caernarfon Castle, and finally look for gifts at The Gift Shop.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Porthmadog travel website .

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Porthmadog takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Porthmadog sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Porthmadog

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caernarfon, The Gift Shop, St Gwyddelan's Church, Snowdon, Portmeirion Village
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Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls, get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle, then go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, then take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Llandudno driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Porthmadog to Llandudno takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Llandudno are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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