Best Tourist Places to Visit in Wales, Europe

Best Tourist Places to Visit in Wales, Europe

Wales is a country is a part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain. Wales has total surface area of 20,779 square kilometers (8,022 square miles) and divided into three regions by name North Wales, Mid Wales and South Wales and Cardiff is the capital city of Wales. Wales shares the border with England to the East and the Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea to the west and it is a mountainous country and Snowdonia is the highest peak in the country. Wales economy is mainly based on agriculture and tourism and there are numerous banks and retail establishments. Coordinates of Wales are 52.3496° N, 3.6378° W.


History of Wales:

Wales is one of the oldest inhabited countries in the world and as per the records, it is believed that the human settled in the region around last ice age. Romans established their colony from 48 AD and they ruled over 300 years and after the fall of Romans Wales was ruled by several kings. Small scale industries were established in the Wales between 1750 and 1850 and agriculture and mining were other boon to the development of the country and later British Industrial Revolution was started in Wales country and then developed rapidly.


Language and Food of Wales:

Welsh is the main language spoken throughout the country and English is the other language spoken by most of the populaces and Christianity is the largest religion followed in Wales followed by Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Judaism and other religion. Wales follows the traditional way of cooking and few cuisines are influenced by British cuisines and some of the main cuisines of Wales are Tatws Pum Munud, Tatws Popty, Teisennau Tatws, Welsh rarebit, Bara brith, Shepherd’s pie, Glamorgan sausage and few other cuisines.


What to see in Wales?

  • Millennium Stadium
  • Cardiff Castle
  • Snowdonia National Park
  • Offa’s Dyke Path
  • St David’s Cathedral
  • Caernarfon Castle
  • Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
  • Hay-on-Wye
  • National Museum Cardiff
  • Powis Castle & Gardens
  • St Fagans National History Museum
  • Harlech Castle
  • Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo
  • Great Orme
  • Big Pit National Coal Museum
  • Margam Country Park
  • Pembroke Castle
  • National Botanic Garden of Wales
  • Castell Coch


Major cities to visit in Wales:

  • Cardiff
  • Swansea
  • Aberystwyth
  • Bangor
  • Caernarfon
  • Conwy
  • Hay-on-Wye
  • Llandudno
  • Tenby
  • Wrexham


Best time to visit Wales:

Wales climate is classified under maritime climate and it is one of the wettest countries in Europe and has warm summers and mild winters and best time to visit Wales is from June to September.


How to reach Wales?

By Air:

Wales is served by Cardiff International Airport and eight domestic airports and Cardiff International Airport is the main and largest airport in the country situated in Cardiff city caters international flights to numerous cities in Europe.


By Train:

Railway network in Wales country is operated by British Railway Network and Cardiff Central station is the main and busiest station in Wales and has direct rail connectivity to major cities in the United Kingdom.

By Road:

Wales is extensively connected through the roadways and there are many bus operators in the country offers many luxurious bus services in the country and National Express and Megabus are the main coach service providers to other parts of the United Kingdom.


By Sea:

Wales is well linked through boat services to neighboring counties and islands and Holyhead and Fishguard Ports are the main port in the country.


Hotels in Wales:

Wales is one of the prominent cities in the United Kingdom and has some of the best known hotels that offers world class and renowned hotels in Wales that are equipped with all the modern conveniences for the comfort and lavishness of the travelers and hotels are for both business travelers and holidaymakers and range from budget to luxury. List of hotels in Wales are listed below:

  • Royal Oak Hotel
  • Meadowsweet Hotel
  • Tan-y-Foel Country Guest House
  • Black Boy Inn
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff
  • Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff North
  • Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay
  • Holiday Inn Newport
  • Ty’n Rhos Country House
  • Hotel Port Dinorwic
  • Premier Inn Caernarfon
  • The Bulkeley Hotel

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