22 days in Wales Itinerary

22 days in Wales Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
1
Holyhead, Anglesey
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Llandudno
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Porthmadog
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Tenby
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Cardiff
— 4 nights
+3
Train + Shuttle + Fly + Train:  6 h 15 min
End: Dusseldorf

4
nights
Holyhead, Anglesey

Holyhead ©
Holyhead is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales. Step off the beaten path and head to South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve and Benllech Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Holyhead side-trips: Beaumaris (Beaumaris Gaol & Beaumaris Pier), GreenWood Forest Park (in Y Felinheli) and Llanddwyn Beach (in Dwyran). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens, take in the awesome beauty at Parys Mountain, browse the exhibits of Eden Emporium, and learn about all things military at Tacla Taid - Anglesey Transport and Agriculture Museum and cafe.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Holyhead trip planning app.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Holyhead is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dusseldorf to Holyhead, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dusseldorf, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Holyhead, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Holyhead

Parks Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Beaumaris, Menai Bridge, Foel Farm Park, Benllech Beach, Gypsy Wood Park
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 3:
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Llanddwyn Beach ©
Llanddwyn Beach
Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens ©
Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens
Benllech Beach ©
Benllech Beach

4
nights
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at West Shore Beach and Saint Tudnos Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Llandudno: Church of St Peter (in Ruthin), Nercwys Forest (in Nercwys) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Llangollen). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme, contemplate the long history of Smallest House in Britain, take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade, and examine the collection at Home Front Museum.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Llandudno trip website.

Traveling by car from Holyhead to Llandudno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Porthmadog.

Things to do in Llandudno

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Conwy, Church of St Peter, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Nercwys Forest, River Rafting & Tubing
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
West Shore Beach ©
West Shore Beach

4
nights
Porthmadog

Porthmadog ©
Porthmadog, known locally as "Port", and since 1974, rendered into Welsh from its former Anglicised form, Portmadoc, is a small coastal town and community in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd, in Wales. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cader Idris and Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Porthmadog: Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon), The Seafront (in Aberystwyth) and Devil's Bridge Falls (in Devil's Bridge (Pontarfynach)). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, steep yourself in history at Portmeirion Village, kick back and relax at Dinas Dinlle Beach, and explore the galleries of Castle Gallery.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Porthmadog online road trip planner.

Drive from Llandudno to Porthmadog in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Porthmadog are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Tenby.

Things to do in Porthmadog

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caernarfon, Criccieth, Snowdon, Harlech Beach, Cader Idris
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:
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Cader Idris ©
Cader Idris
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve ©
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve

5
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. Step off the beaten path and head to Tenby Castle Beach and Tenby Lifeboat Station. Venture out of the city with trips to Cardigan (Poppit Sands Beach & Mwnt Beach), Cenarth Falls and Car Park (in Cenarth) and Lily Ponds (in Bosherston). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Wales Coastal Path, have some family-friendly fun at Heatherton World of Activities, view the masterpieces at Harbour Lights Gallery, and explore the historical opulence of Carew Castle & Tidal Mill.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tenby tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Porthmadog to Tenby by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Tenby can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Tenby

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Davids, Cardigan, West Wales Maritime Heritage Society, Bazaar Vintage & Antique Warehouse, Cenarth Falls and Car Park
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:
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Wales Coastal Path ©
Wales Coastal Path
Tenby Castle Beach ©
Tenby Castle Beach
Tenby Lifeboat Station ©
Tenby Lifeboat Station

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Three Cliffs Bay and Red Kite Feeding Station & Rehabilitation Centre. Explore Cardiff's surroundings by going to Swansea (Oxwich Bay & Gower Peninsula), Penderyn Distillery (in Penderyn) and Big Pit National Coal Museum (in Blaenavon). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Cardiff tour website.

You can drive from Tenby to Cardiff in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Cardiff are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Swansea, Cowbridge Physic Garden, Penderyn Distillery, Red Kite Feeding Station & Rehabilitation Centre, Big Pit National Coal Museum
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:
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Gower Peninsula ©
Gower Peninsula
Three Cliffs Bay ©
Three Cliffs Bay
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History

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