Qatar Airlines offers direct services to Wales via Doha into Cardiff

When Captain Cook first sighted the east coast of Australia, he called it New South Wales because it reminded him of South Wales in the United Kingdom.

 

Well now is the time to visit the original Wales as Qatar Airlines offers direct services via Doha into Cardiff

Wales offers majestic scenery, rugged coastline, Caernarfon Castle, unique culture and language, culinary delights such as Welsh Rerebit and not forgetting the amazing singers such as Tom Jones and Shirley Bassey who came from Wales. A highlight could be visiting Millennium stadium home of Welsh rugby.

There are so many options available such as starting a self – drive holiday in London and ending up in Wales or starting in Wales and finishing in Europe or simply just have your holiday in Wales.

Package starts at $2,210* Per Person

Includes:

  • Return economy airfares starting from $1,340* Per Person.

  • 6 days car rental inclusive of all mandatory taxes.

  • Adeo travel suggested driving itinerary.

  • Toll-free calls to your Britain vacation specialist whilst planning your trip.

  • Expert assistance during the planning of your trip and local number for advice during travel.

  • Full cooked Welsh breakfast each morning.

  • 5 nights’ accommodation in Castle Hotel or Manor House accommodation as per the itinerary.

KEY FEATURES

Tour type:  Self Drive Tour

Duration: 6 days / 5 nights

Starting: Bristol or Cardiff or Central London or London Airports

Ending: Bristol or Cardiff or Central London or London Airports

Visiting: Britain, South East Wales, South West Wales, Wales

Towns and Cities: Cardiff, St Davids, Tenby

DAY 1
The Wye Valley, Tintern Abbey and the Brecon Beacons

Arriving in to Bristol (or London) cross the border from England in to Wales via the Severn Bridge. You may choose to stop at border town Chepstow to see the stunning medieval fortress at Chepstow Castle before following the beautiful Wye Valley where you can visit the magical ruins of Tintern Abbey. Pass the market towns of Monmouth and Abergavenny before arriving in the dramatic moorlands of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

 Overnight: Brecon

 Journey details: 260 km, 3 hours (approx.), if starting at Heathrow Airport*

1.     DAY 2
Carreg Cennen Castle and harbour town Tenby

Passing along the northern edge of the of the Beacons you enter the Welsh county of Carmarthenshire. Stop at one of Wales' best kept secrets at the hilltop medieval fort of Cennen Carreg Castle before making your way to the Pembrokeshire town of Tenby, home to a bustling harbour, Norman Castle and city walls, a labyrinth of cobbled streets and flanked by stretching sandy bays.

 Overnight: Pembrokeshire

 Meals: Breakfast included

 Journey details: 130 km, 1 hour 50 minutes (approx.)*

2.     DAY 3
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and St David's Cathedral

Today enjoy the breath-taking scenery of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park home to almost two hundred miles of protected coastline. Enjoy walking stretches of the famous coastal path across bays and cliffs as you spot the sea and bird life including dolphins, grey seals in the waters and Puffins nesting in the rock faces. Make your way to tiny town of St David's which has city status due to its stunning cathedral and Bishop's Palace.

 Overnight: Pembrokeshire

 Meals: Breakfast included

3.     DAY 4
Monorbier Castle, Laugharne and Swansea

This morning you may choose to visit some of the region's historic forts including those at Manorbier Castle and Narbeth Castle before passing east to the tranquil village of Laugharne to visit the Boathouse visitor centre where welsh poet Dylan Thomas's penned some of his greatest works. You may choose to visit more Dylan Thomas sites or the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea, Wales' second largest city. Continue to the Welsh Captial, Cardiff.

 Overnight: Cardiff

 Meals: Breakfast included

4.     DAY 5
Cardiff Castle and Cardiff Bay

Spend today discovering Cardiff from the Edwardian baroque architecture of Cathays park, home to the national museum and gallery of Wales to the city's stunning centrepiece at Cardiff Castle which combines Roman and Norman history with a gloriously lavish Victorian mansion. Explore the cosmopolitan Cardiff Bay area which is home to the National Assembly for Wales, the Millennium Centre and a host of waterfront bars and cafes.

 Overnight: Cardiff

 Meals: Breakfast included

5.     DAY 6
Castle Coch and St Fagans Museum of Welsh Life

Enjoy Cardiff's outlying areas today as you explore the St Fagan's Museum of Welsh life, a living museum where you can experience Welsh life through the ages. Nearby is fairytale Victorian castle at Castel Coch whilst 13th century moated Caerphilly Castle complete with its famous leaning tower offers a stunning highlight on which to end your experience of South Wales. Return your vehicle.

 Meals: Breakfast included

Journey details: 225 km, 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.), based on a direct route to Heathrow Airport*

Thanks David for helping us whilst Ronny is away, you’ve been a great step in and I’m sure we will see you back at Metro Travel next year :)

David’s TOP TIP # Before you go practice your Welsh by trying to pronounce towns such as Lianfairpwiigwyngyii.

Contact David for more details 02 8330 8858 or hello@metrotravel.com.au

*Terms and Conditions: As this tour can be taken at any time pricing will vary dependent on departure day, date of travel, selected accommodations etc.