9 days in Wales Itinerary

9 days in Wales Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Llandudno
— 2 nights
2
Holyhead, Anglesey
— 1 night
3
Tenby
— 2 nights
4
Cardiff
— 2 nights

2
nights
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saint Tudnos Church and The Mad Hatter Statue. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme, take in nature's colorful creations at Bodnant Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, and take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Llandudno trip planner.

Hartford, USA to Llandudno is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hartford to Llandudno is 5 hours. When traveling from Hartford in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Llandudno: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Holyhead.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bodnant Garden, Snowdon
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Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Saint Tudnos Church ©
Saint Tudnos Church

1
night
Holyhead, Anglesey

Holyhead ©
Holyhead is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Eglwys St Edern Church, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens, and finally see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Holyhead day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Holyhead takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Holyhead are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tenby.

Things to do in Holyhead

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Eglwys St Edern Church, Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens
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Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens ©
Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens
Climbing Tours
Eglwys St Edern Church ©
Eglwys St Edern Church

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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 20th (Thu): get outside with Heatherton World of Activities, enjoy the sand and surf at Tenby Castle Beach, thenstep aboard Tenby Lifeboat Station, and finally step off the mainland to explore St. Catherine’s Island. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Manorbier Beach, step into the grandiose world of Picton Castle & Gardens, thenidentify plant and animal life at Hilton Court Gardens, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tenby online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Holyhead to Tenby in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Tenby are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Tenby

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Haverfordwest, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Manorbier Beach
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Tenby Castle Beach ©
Tenby Castle Beach
Tenby Lifeboat Station ©
Tenby Lifeboat Station
St. Catherine’s Island ©
St. Catherine’s Island

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, thenexamine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, and then take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cardiff travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tenby to Cardiff in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Cardiff are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

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

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