Tours from Cardiff
5 days SMALL GROUP TOUR OF WALES
Limited to 8 guests, but we go with as few as 4. Monday departures - from Cardiff, ends on Fridays.
Wales is green and hilly with a distinct Celtic culture and heritage. Cardiff - Pembrokeshire - Mid Wales – Snowdonia. See St. David’s Cathedral, ride steam train in Wales, explore the Italianate village of Portmeirion, Caernarfon Castle, the town with the longest tongue-twisting name.
Our Wales tour is a 5 day Snapshot of Wales from Cardiff on Mondays. We will give you a taste of the stunning scenery, vibrant people and rich cultural heritage of this beautiful country!
Day 1 - Monday: Laugharne & Tenby
Depart from Cardiff to the stunning Pembrokeshire peninsula. On the way, stop at the small town of Laugharne where Dylan Thomas lived with his family for the last four years of his life, and later visit the Lovespoon centre to learn about this custom before enjoying free time in the picturesque seaside town of Tenby.
Overnight: Lamphey Hall House Hotel or similar
|Royal corgis have traditionally been Welsh - from Pembrokeshire.|
Day 2 - Tuesday: St. Davids & Cardigan Bay
The smallest city in Britain and the spiritual capital of Wales, St Davids is more of a bustling village despite its full city status. Take time to explore the magnificent cathedral which nestles in a grassy hollow and the ruins of the medieval Bishops Castle next to it. Stop at the coastal harbour town of Aberaeron, a charming regency town and with its multi coloured houses, it is one of the few purpose built towns in Wales – it is famous for it’s honey ice cream! Wales’ National Library in the bustling university town of Aberystwyth,
Overnight: Richmond Hotel or similar
Day 3 - Wednesday: Devil’s Bridge & Snowdonia Today embark on the Vale of Rheidol Steam Railway and enjoy the village of Devil’s Bridge in the heart of the Cambrian Mountains and take a walk around the mythical waterfalls here which are said to be the last place the Devil visited in Wales. This afternoon travel into North Wales, enjoying the sights of Snowdonia National Park, your second national park of the trip! Overnight: Bron Menai Guest House or similar (B)
Day 4 - Thursday: Snowdonia
Today you will travel first to the island of Angelsey. Stop at the longest place name in Europe, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, known locally as Llanfair P.G. before the busy market town of Caernarfon where you will stop at the imposing medieval Castle, built by Edward the 1st. This afternoon visit the National Slate Museum in the heart of Snowdonia and the Bodnant Welsh Food Centre.
Overnight: Bron Menai Guest House
Day 5 - Friday: Tour ends in Snowdonia
After breakfast,you have a taxi booked for your Bangor Railway Station transfer this morning, and you have a choice of a ticket to London, Cardiff or Manchester.
• Four nights’ accommodation in 3* or 4* hotels and country houses
• Coach transportation with a guide/driver-guide
• Breakfast daily
• Dinner on the final evening
• All attractions as follows:
• Lovespoon Centre • St Davids Cathedral • St Davids Bishops Palace • National Library of Wales • Vale of Rheidol Steam Train • Caernarfon Castle • National Slate Museum • Bodnant
• Train ticket to London, Cardiff or Manchester.
• All taxes and service charges
SAVE 10% per person on 2019 departures when you book by November30. Save 15% when you pay in full!
|May - Sept. 2019|
|May 1-October 23||$1,629|
|The literal translation of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch - St Marys Church in the hollow of the white hazel near to the rapid whirlpool of Llantysilio of the red cave.|