9 days in Wales Itinerary

9 days in Wales Itinerary

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9 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  12​h
1
Swansea
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tenby
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Machynlleth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Caernarfon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Dwyran, Anglesey
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Doha

1
day
Swansea

Swansea ©
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the activities along Caswell Bay, then identify plant and animal life at Three Cliffs Bay, then stroll through Oxwich Bay, and finally steep yourself in history at Dylan Thomas Birth Place.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Swansea itinerary planner .

Doha, Qatar to Swansea is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Doha to Swansea, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in June, things will get colder in Swansea: highs are around 21°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tenby.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Three Cliffs Bay ©
Three Cliffs Bay
Dylan Thomas Birth Place ©
Dylan Thomas Birth Place
Oxwich Bay ©
Oxwich Bay

2
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. On the 9th (Sun), tee off at Heatherton World of Activities, then step into the grandiose world of Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, and then kick back and relax at Barafundle Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Manorbier Castle, contemplate the long history of Tudor Merchant's House, then enjoy the sand and surf at Castle Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Reptile Experience.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tenby online road trip planner .

You can drive from Swansea to Tenby in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. June in Tenby sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Machynlleth.

Things to do in Tenby

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Barafundle Beach, The Reptile Experience, Manorbier Castle, Carew Castle & Tidal Mill
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The Reptile Experience ©
The Reptile Experience
Manorbier Castle ©
Manorbier Castle
Tudor Merchant's House ©
Tudor Merchant's House

1
night
Machynlleth

Machynlleth ©
Machynlleth, sometimes referred to colloquially as Mach, is a market town and community in Powys, Wales and within the historic boundaries of Montgomeryshire (Sir Drefaldwyn). Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get outside with Dyfi Osprey Project, then look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Experience Wales, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ynys Hir Wildlife Reserve, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Machynlleth Town Clock.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Machynlleth travel route planner.

You can drive from Tenby to Machynlleth in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Machynlleth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Dyfi Osprey Project ©
Dyfi Osprey Project
Falconry Experience Wales ©
Falconry Experience Wales
Machynlleth Town Clock ©
Machynlleth Town Clock

1
night
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. On the 12th (Wed), have fun at Beacon Climbing Centre, kick back and relax at Dinas Dinlle Beach, then explore the activities along Llyn Padarn, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Caernarfon online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Machynlleth to Caernarfon in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Caernarfon are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dwyran.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Llyn Padarn, Dinas Dinlle Beach, National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens
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Dinas Dinlle Beach ©
Dinas Dinlle Beach
Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre

2
nights
Dwyran, Anglesey

Dwyran ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Newborough Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn, then explore by horseback at Anglesey Riding Centre, and finally see the interesting displays at Tacla Taid - Anglesey Transport and Agriculture Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Foel Farm Park, steep yourself in history at Bryn Celli Ddu, then take in the awesome beauty at Parys Mountain, then contemplate the long history of Eglwys St Edern Church, and finally kick back and relax at Traeth Crigyll.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dwyran travel planner.

Dwyran is very close to Caernarfon. In June, daytime highs in Dwyran are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dwyran

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Newborough, Foel Farm Park, Bryn Celli Ddu, Traeth Crigyll, Eglwys St Edern Church
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Anglesey Riding Centre ©
Anglesey Riding Centre
Traeth Crigyll ©
Traeth Crigyll
Parys Mountain ©
Parys Mountain

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