5 days in Cardiff & Aberystwyth Itinerary

5 days in Cardiff & Aberystwyth Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wales travel planner
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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Cardiff
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Cardiff
— 2 nights
Drive
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Aberystwyth
— 2 nights
Drive to Cardiff International Airport, Fly to Toronto

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Cardiff — 2 nights

City of Castles

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 (Mon): examine the collection at Museum of Cardiff, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The University Church, Nazareth House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths, then explore the ancient world of Caerleon Amphitheatre, and then examine the collection at National Roman Legion Museum.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cardiff route planner.

Toronto, Canada to Cardiff is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. While traveling from Toronto, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cardiff, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Aberystwyth.
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Aberystwyth — 2 nights

Aberystwyth is a historic market town, administrative centre, and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales, often colloquially known as Aber. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Dyfi Osprey Project, identify plant and animal life at Ynys Hir Wildlife Reserve, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church, and finally get great views at The Seafront.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Aberystwyth trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cardiff to Aberystwyth in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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