7 days in Wales Itinerary

7 days in Wales Itinerary

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7 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Barmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Bangor
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Holyhead, Anglesey
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Barmouth

Barmouth ©
Barmouth is a town in the county of Gwynedd, north-western Wales, lying on the estuary of the River Mawddach and Cardigan Bay. On the 24th (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with Plas Glyn y Weddw, kick back and relax at Barmouth Beach, and then take in the views from Barmouth Bridge. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Harlech Beach and then contemplate the long history of Portmeirion Village.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Barmouth trip itinerary planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Barmouth is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Barmouth due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bangor.

Things to do in Barmouth

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Plas Glyn y Weddw, Portmeirion Village, Harlech Beach
Highlights from your plan
Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach
Harlech Beach ©
Harlech Beach
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village

2
nights
Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city in Gwynedd unitary authority, north west Wales, and one of the smallest cities in the United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): examine the collection at Penrhyn Castle, then steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr, and then take a stroll through Mostyn Street. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of National Slate Museum, contemplate the long history of Caernarfon Castle, then kick back and relax at Dinas Dinlle Beach, and finally look for gifts at The Gift Shop.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangor travel planner.

Drive from Barmouth to Bangor in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Holyhead.

Things to do in Bangor

Historic Sites Beaches Museums

Side Trips

Dinas Dinlle, Mostyn Street, National Slate Museum, Caernarfon Castle, Plas Mawr
Highlights from your plan
Dinas Dinlle Beach ©
Dinas Dinlle Beach
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr

1
night
Holyhead, Anglesey

Holyhead ©
Holyhead is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales. On the 28th (Thu), kick back and relax at Newborough Beach, then contemplate the long history of National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens, and then stop by Crafty T'Arts. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Cybi Church, look for all kinds of wild species at South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve, and then visit a coastal fixture at South Stack Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Holyhead travel planner.

Holyhead is very close to Bangor. In December, daily temperatures in Holyhead can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Holyhead

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Newborough Beach, National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens, Crafty T'Arts
Highlights from your plan
Newborough Beach ©
Newborough Beach
South Stack Lighthouse ©
South Stack Lighthouse

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