5 days in Wales Itinerary

5 days in Wales Itinerary

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5 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Almeria
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
1
Llandudno
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Porthmadog
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Cardiff
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Almeria

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. On the 5th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Antioch Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Llandudno trip planner .

Almeria, Spain to Llandudno is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Almeria to Llandudno, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Llandudno is a bit cooler than Almeria - with highs of 11°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Porthmadog.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Conwy, Antioch Church
Highlights from your plan
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade
Llandudno Pier ©
Llandudno Pier

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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): make a trip to Criccieth Lifeboat Station and then take in the awesome beauty at Snowdon. On the next day, make a trip to Portmeirion Village, enjoy some diversion at Beacon Climbing Centre, then step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, and finally look for gifts at The Gift Shop.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Porthmadog trip planning tool .

You can drive from Llandudno to Porthmadog in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Porthmadog

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caernarfon, Criccieth Lifeboat Station, Portmeirion Village, The Gift Shop, Snowdon
Highlights from your plan
Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

1
night
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 9th (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.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cardiff road trip app .

You can drive from Porthmadog to Cardiff in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Cardiff, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales

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