Cardiff is the capital of Wales. It offers visitors an amazing cultural scene full of art, pubs, bars, and live music venues. Visit the Victorian shopping arcades filled with shops and cafes and the chic Mermaid Quay with its variety of dining options on the waterfront. For sports fans, Cardiff is home to Welsh rugby, football, and the British Speedway Grand Prix. Do not miss sites include the most visited attraction in Wales, the National History Museum, the majestic Cardiff Castle, and the fairy-tale Castell Coch.
The charming town of Caernarfon is close to Snowdonia. It is also known as the center of Welsh culture because it has the highest percentage of native speakers. Visit the imposing medieval Caernarfon Castle built by King Edward I in 1283.
This area became Wales’ first national park. Snowdonia has impressive mountainous peaks including the highest mountain in Wales and England, Mt Snowdon. Wales’ biggest natural lake and other lakes are also found here as well as hundreds of miles of coastline, forests, valleys, rivers, and bird filled estuaries.
Journey to the Summit of Mtunt Snowdon on the Snowdon Mountain Railway. This railway in known as one of the most unique experiences throughout the World and offers breath-taking views of the National Park.
The Pembrokeshire coast, located in south west Wales, has woodlands, rugged cliffs, beautiful golden beaches, natural rock formations and sea caves. Besides its natural scenery, Pembrokeshire has several Celtic and pre-Celtic sites and castles. St Davids, known as UK’s smallest city, has charming boutiques, cafes, galleries, and a 6th century cathedral founded by St David himself, the patron saint of Wales. Another must visit in Pembrokeshire is Tenby, a walled seaside town with brightly colored buildings, beautiful beach, and harbor.
Isle of Anglesey
The Isle of Anglesey is connected to the North Wales coast by two bridges. It has been declared an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for its long coastline. This has been a popular destination for lovers as the Isle of Anglesey is the final resting place of the Welsh Saint Valentine, St Dwynwen. In more recent times, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge set up their first home here soon after they were married.