5 days in Wales Itinerary

5 days in Wales Itinerary

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5 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Conwy
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
2
Llanberis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Cardiff
— 1 night
train:  3​h
End: Chester

1
day
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. On the 23rd (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Rhuddlan Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Marble Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo, see the interesting displays at Aberconwy House, then don't miss a visit to RNLI Conwy Lifeboat Station, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Mary & All Saints.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Conwy day trip planning site .

Cardiff to Conwy is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In August, daytime highs in Conwy are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Llanberis.

Things to do in Conwy

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Marble Church, Rhuddlan Castle, The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo
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The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo ©
Marble Church ©
Marble Church
Rhuddlan Castle ©
Rhuddlan Castle

2
nights
Llanberis

Llanberis ©
Llanberis is a village in Gwynedd, northwest Wales, on the southern bank of the lake Llyn Padarn and at the foot of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. On the 24th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Llyn Padarn, steep yourself in history at Beaumaris Courthouse, admire the natural beauty at Castle Gardens Beaumaris, then take in the awesome beauty at Parys Mountain, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Tysilio's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, then hike along Beddgelert, and then stroll through Criccieth Beach.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Llanberis trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Conwy to Llanberis in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Llanberis

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Beaumaris, Parys Mountain, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, Criccieth Beach, Beddgelert
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Parys Mountain ©
Parys Mountain
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve ©
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Beddgelert ©
Beddgelert

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Fagans Walk and then get outside with Bay Island Voyages.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cardiff holiday planning app .

Drive from Llanberis to Cardiff in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Outdoors Historic Sites
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Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages

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