8 days in Wales Itinerary

8 days in Wales Itinerary

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8 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + train:  17​h
1
Conwy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Tenby
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Cardiff
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Charlotte

2
nights
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. Popular historic sites such as Plas Mawr and Criccieth Castle are in your itinerary. Penmon Point and Portmeirion Village are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Conwy's surroundings by going to South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve (in Holyhead) and Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn (in Newborough). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Zip World Fforest, pause for some serene contemplation at St Tysilio's Church, and step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Conwy trip maker site .

Charlotte, USA to Conwy is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Charlotte to Conwy, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in May, you will find days in Conwy are much colder (58°F), and nights are little chillier (47°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tenby.

Things to do in Conwy

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Portmeirion Village, St Tysilio's Church, Criccieth Castle, South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve, Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn
Highlights from your plan
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn ©

2
nights
Tenby

Tenby ©
Tenby is a walled seaside town in Pembrokeshire, Wales, on the western side of Carmarthen Bay, and the name for the local government community of Tenby.Notable features of Tenby include of sandy beaches; the 13th century medieval town walls, including the Five Arches barbican gatehouse; the 15th century St. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Manorbier Castle, explore the historical opulence of Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, then kick back and relax at Barafundle Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at St Govan's Chapel. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of St Davids Bishop's Palace, then steep yourself in history at Solva, then explore the historical opulence of Picton Castle & Gardens, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Reptile Experience.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Tenby trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Conwy to Tenby takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. May in Tenby sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Tenby

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Stackpole, Solva, St Davids Bishop's Palace, Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, The Reptile Experience
Highlights from your plan
Manorbier Castle ©
Manorbier Castle
Carew Castle & Tidal Mill ©
Carew Castle & Tidal Mill
The Reptile Experience ©
The Reptile Experience

2
nights
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 20th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, contemplate the long history of Tredegar House, step into the grandiose world of Raglan Castle, then take in the views from Monnow Bridge and Gate, and finally steep yourself in history at Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Caerleon Amphitheatre and then step into the grandiose world of Chepstow Castle.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cardiff travel route builder app .

Traveling by car from Tenby to Cardiff takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Cardiff sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newport, Raglan Castle, Chepstow Castle, Monnow Bridge and Gate
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Tredegar House ©
Tredegar House
Raglan Castle ©
Raglan Castle
Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths ©
Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths

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