22 days in Wales Itinerary

22 days in Wales Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Holyhead, Anglesey
— 4 nights
2
Llandudno
— 4 nights
3
Porthmadog
— 4 nights
4
Tenby
— 5 nights
5
Cardiff
— 4 nights

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 Llanddwyn Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Holyhead side-trips: Beaumaris (Beaumaris Gaol & Beaumaris Pier), Foel Farm Park (in Brynsiencyn) and GreenWood Forest Park (in Y Felinheli). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parys Mountain, take in the views from Menai Suspension Bridge, and take in the exciting artwork at Eden Emporium.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Holyhead trip tool.

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. Traveling from Dusseldorf in May, expect nights in Holyhead to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Holyhead

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Beaumaris, Menai Bridge, Trearddur Bay Lifeboat Station, Foel Farm Park, Parys Mountain
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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 Great Orme Copper Mine. Change things up with these side-trips from Llandudno: River Rafting & Tubing (in Llangollen), Nercwys Forest (in Nercwys) and Church of St Peter (in Ruthin). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Home Front Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tudnos Church, and take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Llandudno driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Holyhead to Llandudno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Llandudno can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Porthmadog.

Things to do in Llandudno

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cader Idris and Devil's Bridge Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Porthmadog: The Seafront (in Aberystwyth), Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon) and Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve (in Bethesda). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, don't miss a visit to Gelert's Grave, enjoy the sand and surf at Dinas Dinlle Beach, and view the masterpieces at Castle Gallery.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Porthmadog travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Llandudno to Porthmadog in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In June in Porthmadog, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tenby.

Things to do in Porthmadog

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Criccieth, Caernarfon, The Seafront, Portmeirion Village, Snowdon
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tenby: Lily Ponds (in Bosherston), Cardigan (Poppit Sands Beach & Mwnt Beach) and Cenarth Falls (in Cenarth). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Wales Coastal Path, steep yourself in history at St Davids Bishop's Palace, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the historical opulence of Carew Castle & Tidal Mill.

Plan my day in Tenby using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Porthmadog to Tenby in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In June in Tenby, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. 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, Lily Ponds, Harbour Lights Gallery
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 Oxwich Bay. Explore Cardiff's surroundings by going to Big Pit National Coal Museum (in Blaenavon), Red Kite Feeding Station & Rehabilitation Centre (in Rhayader) and Penderyn Distillery (in Penderyn). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Cowbridge Physic Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gower Peninsula.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cardiff tour planning tool.

You can drive from Tenby to Cardiff in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swansea, Penderyn Distillery, Caerleon Amphitheatre, Cowbridge Physic Garden, 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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