11 days in Wales Itinerary

11 days in Wales Itinerary

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11 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Florianopolis
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
Wrexham
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Cardiff
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Beaumaris, Anglesey
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Florianopolis

2
nights
Wrexham

Wrexham ©
Wrexham is the largest town in the north of Wales and an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Minera Lead Mines and St Giles Parish Church. Get some historical perspective at All Saints Church Gresford and St. Mary's Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wrexham: Saint Marks's Brithdir (in Brithdir), St Dyfnog's Church (in Denbigh) and Caer Drewyn Hillfort (in Corwen). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Coed Llandegla Forest, admire the landmark architecture of Chirk Railway Viaduct, snap pictures at The Chain Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Nantclwyd y Dre.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Wrexham travel route builder website .

Florianopolis, Brazil to Wrexham is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Florianopolis to Wrexham is 3 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Florianopolis in January; daily highs in Wrexham reach 9°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Cardiff.

Things to do in Wrexham

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Ruthin, Chirk, St Dyfnog's Church, Saint Marks's Brithdir, Caer Drewyn Hillfort
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Saint Marks's Brithdir ©
Saint Marks's Brithdir
Minera Lead Mines ©
Minera Lead Mines
Nantclwyd y Dre ©
Nantclwyd y Dre

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, contemplate the long history of Big Pit National Coal Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Blaina Heritage Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castell Coch, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glyderau, and finally explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle.

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You can take a train from Wrexham to Cardiff in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January in Cardiff, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Blaina Heritage Centre, Big Pit National Coal Museum, Glyderau
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St Fagans National Museum of History ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle

2
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): make a trip to Great Orme, get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Yr Ysgwrn, and finally steep yourself in history at Y Lasynys Fawr. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, and then steep yourself in history at Portmeirion Village.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Caernarfon itinerary planner.

Getting from Cardiff to Caernarfon by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Caernarfon are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Beaumaris.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Great Orme, Yr Ysgwrn, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, Y Lasynys Fawr, Portmeirion Village
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Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve ©
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle

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Beaumaris, Anglesey

Beaumaris ©
Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Llangelynin Old Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Penmon Priory, then make a trip to Bryn Celli Ddu, then identify plant and animal life at Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Tysilio's Church. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Lligwy Burial Chamber, then delve into the distant past at Din Lligwy, then stroll through Traeth Mawr Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Cyfeillion Swtan.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Beaumaris itinerary builder .

Beaumaris is very close to Caernarfon. In January in Beaumaris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beaumaris

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Moelfre, Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn, Cyfeillion Swtan, Penmon Priory, Bryn Celli Ddu
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Penmon Priory ©
Penmon Priory
Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn ©
Bryn Celli Ddu ©
Bryn Celli Ddu

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