8 days in Wales Itinerary

8 days in Wales Itinerary

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8 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
Tywyn
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Portmeirion
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Llandudno
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  13​h
End: New York City

1
night
Tywyn

Tywyn ©
Tywyn, formerly Towyn, is a town and seaside resort on the Cardigan Bay coast of southern Gwynedd, Wales, and also the largest town in the south. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): play a few rounds at Aberdovey Golf Club, view the masterpieces at ArtWorks Aberdyfi, and then look for gifts at Holgates Ice Cream Shop & Cafe. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Dyfi Osprey Project, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Marks's Brithdir, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cader Idris.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tywyn trip itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Tywyn is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from New York City to Tywyn, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Portmeirion.

Things to do in Tywyn

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Aberdyfi (Aberdovey), Dolgellau, Dyfi Osprey Project
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Holgates Ice Cream Shop & Cafe ©
Holgates Ice Cream Shop & Cafe
Cader Idris ©
Cader Idris
Saint Marks's Brithdir ©
Saint Marks's Brithdir

3
nights
Portmeirion

Portmeirion ©
Portmeirion is a tourist village in Gwynedd, North Wales. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Glassblobbery and Plas Glyn y Weddw. Step out of the city life by going to Snowdon and Criccieth Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portmeirion: St Gwyddelan's Church (in Dolwyddelan) and Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Portmeirion Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglwys y Santes Fair, explore the galleries of Castle Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Gelert's Grave.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Portmeirion online route maker .

Traveling by car from Tywyn to Portmeirion takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Portmeirion can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Portmeirion

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caernarfon, Criccieth, The Glassblobbery, St Gwyddelan's Church, Snowdon
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Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle, look for gifts at Porth Llwyd Pottery, then explore the galleries of The Peculiar Gallery, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Old Auction Rooms, then steep yourself in history at Smallest House in Britain, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Tweedmill Shopping Outlet.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Llandudno visit planner .

Traveling by car from Portmeirion to Llandudno takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Llandudno are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Llandudno

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Conwy, Porth Llwyd Pottery, The Peculiar Gallery, Tweedmill Shopping Outlet
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Smallest House in Britain ©
Smallest House in Britain

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