Bournemouth to Cardiff and Wales Full-Day Sightseeing Trip

Day Trips & Excursions in Bournemouth

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Welcome on our tour to Cardiff & Wales. On this tour you will explore the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. You will arrive about midday and start with a tour of Cardiff Bay which includes the Pierhead Museum, Millennium Centre and National Assembly of Wales.In the afternoon you will do the main walking tour of Cardiff city centre which includes Cardiff Castle, Bute Park with a "mini Stonehenge", Civic area with impressive buildings such as the National Museum and you will also see the Millennium Stadium, one of the largest in the UK. In your free time you will have the chance to visit the Castle (extra charge) or Museum (free) or do some shopping in the many arcades.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Cardiff CastleThe castle has a long and interesting history with different parts of it being built in different ages. The original castle dates back to the Romans, parts of the present castle walls incorporates part of the Roman fort.Pass By: Pierhead BuildingPierhead is the old headquarters of the Cardiff Railway Company that transported most of the coal from the pits to the dockyard. Today the building is officially part of the National Assembly of Wales and is now open to the public as a Welsh history museum and exhibition. Pass By: Wales Millennium CentreThe stadium is the Welsh national stadium and is home to the Welsh rugby team, also some football matches are played there. The stadium was built in 1999 and has a capacity of 75,000, because of its size it has also played host to concerts by people including Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and U2. It is the second largest stadium in the world with a closing roof. Tours of the stadium are available.

What’s included

  • Driver-guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
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