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09 Days/ 08 Nights

Overview
Snow-dusted mountains, deep green valleys and an unforgettable coastline - on this captivating journey, we'll go high and low in search of Wales' most iconic sights. Join us as we walk the ancient lands of Celts and Romans and immerse ourselves in this beguiling country's contemporary culture.

Day 1 - Cardiff - Brecon Beacons
After meeting the group in Cardiff this morning, we'll set off in search of the Wales of old. Our first stop will be the National History Museum of Wales in St Fagans. Then it's on to Caerleon, where we'll explore the fascinating Roman Fortress and Baths. When we've had a look around, we'll journey onwards through the dramatic Welsh Valleys. After a day of taking in some remarkable scenery we'll enjoy a welcome dinner at Brecon Beacons National Park, our beautiful base for the next two nights. Accommodation: The Bear Hotel at Crickhowell (or similar). Meals - Dinner

Day 2 - Brecon Beacons - Wye Valley - Brecon Beacons
Centuries of history have left their mark on the Brecon Beacons' remarkable landscape. First today, we'll visit the Big Pit National Coal Museum before travelling through the spellbinding Wye Valley en route to our next stop: the hauntingly beautiful ruins of Tintern Abbey. After a wine-tasting session at an award-winning vineyard, we'll return to our hotel for an evening of leisure. Accommodation: The Bear Hotel at Crickhowell (or similar). Meals - Breakfast

Day 3 - Brecon Beacons - Llangollen - Conwy

Today our journey will take us further north along the border regions of Mid Wales to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, the longest and highest structure of its kind and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After enjoying an afternoon tea together, we'll move on to our Conwy hotel, where we'll stay for the next three nights. Accommodation: Castle Hotel (or similar). Meals - Breakfast

Day 4 - Conwy
After an eventful few days, today you'll have plenty of free time to explore Conwy. This afternoon, we'll be in for a traditional Welsh cultural treat: a soul-stirring male voice choir performance. Accommodation: Castle Hotel (or similar). Meals - Breakfast

Day 5 - Conwy - Caernarfon Castle - Nant Gwrtheyrn - Conwy
We'll turn west today, setting a course for Llanberis Slate Mine and Caernarfon Castle – once a royal palace built for Edward I. We'll then head to the fascinating Welsh Language Heritage Centre, Nant Gwrtheyrn, which is located in a former quarrying village. Here, we'll flex our language skills with a lesson in tongue-twisting Welsh pronunciation. There will be plenty of time to practise your new-found skills at dinner tonight! Accommodation: Castle Hotel (or similar). Meals - Breakfast & Dinner

Day 6 - Conwy - Devils Bridge - Tregaron
First today, we'll be whisked away to the home of famous Welsh poet Hedd Wyn. Then, it's onwards to the Devil's Bridge – a world famous attraction home to stunning waterfalls and a steam train experience. Dinner is in Tregaron tonight. Accommodation: Y Talbot Hotel (or similar). Meals - Breakfast & Dinner

Day 7 - Tregaron - Pembrokeshire
First today: a visit to a Welsh gold centre, a stop at the Cenarth Coracle Centre and an exploration of the majestic Castell Henllys. Then, we'll continue to Pembrokeshire, where our lodgings come in the form of an elegant country estate. Here, we'll wear our best outfits and meet for one last dinner together. Accommodation: Hammet House (or similar). Meals - Breakfast & Dinner

Day 8 - Pembrokeshire - Saint David's Head - Cardiff
We'll finish our adventure by travelling along the west coast, visiting the coastal town of St David's Head before we return to Cardiff. Meals - Breakfast

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  2019  
  Departure : Apr - Sep
 
  Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  May 04 - 11, 2019 $3,780 $4,100
  May 11 - 18, 2019 $3,780 $4,100
  May 18 - 25, 2019 $3,780 $4,100
  Jun 01 - 08, 2019 $3,780 $4,100
  Jun 08 - 15, 2019 $3,780 $4,100
  Jun 15 - 22, 2019 $3,780 $4,100
  Jul 06 - 13, 2019 $3,780 $4,100
  Aug 03 - 10, 2019 $3,700 $4,100
  Aug 17 - 24, 2019 $3,700 $4,100
  Aug 31 - 07 Sep, 2019 $3,780 $4,100
  Sep 07 - 14, 2019 $3,780 $4,100
  Sep 14 - 21, 2019 $3,780 $4,100
  Sep 21 - 28, 2019   $3,780 $4,100
  Sep 28 - 05 Oct, 2019   $3,700 $4,100
Inclusions:
  • 7 nights in boutique accommodation
  • Premium mini-coach transportation
  • Meals 7 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners
  • Experienced Back-Roads Driver and Tour Leader
  • 1-afternoon tea
  • Entrance included to all attractions in the itinerary, including the National History Museum of Wales, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct nad Caernarfon Castle
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