Wales Adventure By Rail

Day 1: Cardiff

Uncover one of Europe’s youngest capital city’s secrets, its rich and varied history through its avenues and arcades, Cardiff Castle, the Civic Centre, its Shopping Arcades, the Principality Stadium and its narrow streets and avenues. Discover how it changed from the world ‘s biggest coal port to the seat of the Welsh government and a cultural centre.

Finish your day by listening the rehearsal of a Cardiff Male Choir (Tuesdays and Thursdays), the country’s most treasured and remarkable feature  of many working-class industrial communities in Cardiff.

Overnight in Cardiff

Day 2: Llandudno

In the morning take the train to Llandudno, check-in at the hotel and embark up on a walking tour of the town. Explore Wales’s largest resort town renowned for its sweeping bay and Victorian-era architecture. Discover the connections with Alice in Wonderland and the story of its goats and much more. The tour includes a visit to a local museum, founded by one of the towns residents.

In the afternoon visit the Great Orme copper mine.

Overnight in Llandudno

Day 3:  Snowdonia National Park

A daytrip by train to Snowdonia National Park. We will explore the area’s slate history, visit the Llechwed slate caverns and take a deep mine tour where we will learn all about this iconic mine’s 16 underground levels, where the famous Llechwedd Cheese is matured, and see first-hand where world-class slate was produced.

On the way back we will stop at Betws-y-Coed and explore the charming village known as the Gateway to Snowdonia before taking the train back to Llandudno.

Overnight in Llandudno

Day 4: Conwy overnight in Conwy

Short train ride to Conwy, Britain’s best preserved medieval town. Walk along the cobbled street full of historic buildings and visit the castle which is part of the iron ring of fortresses built around Snowdonia.

Overnight in Conwy

Day 5: Abergavenny and  Cardiff

Morning train ride to Cardiff. We will break our journey in Abergavenny, a market town known as the Gateway to Wales. The town is surrounded by Bannau Brycheiniog  we can browse in the shops, taste local food or take an optional visit to the Sugarloaf Vineyard.

Train back to Cardiff

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