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Caernarfon Castle and Scenic Snowdonia
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Caernarfon Castle and Scenic SnowdoniaTour ID: 136

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Enjoy a wonderful day tour offering you the stunning highlights of this region of North Wales.

We will take a guided tour of the magnificent Caernarfon castle (entrance fees apply), built by King Edward I as his English dynasty in Wales and designed to echo the Walls of Constantinople in the most Welsh of welsh towns.  Built over 700 years ago and a World Heritage Site.

An optional stroll around the old town, viewing the walls, the docks and the waterfront and learn about the people (the cofis) from the medieval period to the present day.

After free time for coffee or shopping we leave Caernarfon, and drive inland to the splendour of Snowdonia, passing the famous village of Llanberis at the foot of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) and up the dramatic Llanberis Pass into the heart of Snowdonia arriving at Betws y Coed, once a hub of artistic activity during the 1800’s, became known as the first Artist Colony in Britain; and the gateway to Snowdonia.

Lunch (own choice) at one of the many restaurants, hotels or pubs.

The splendid Conway valley comes next where the river Conwy flows through rich farmlands bordered by forests to the Carneddau range in contrast to the moors of the Hiraethog to the east.  We arrive at the historic town of Conwy and an option of a guided tour of this unique medieval town or some free time to shop and explore this captivating town.  The town is a living museum covering over 700 years of history and a World Heritage Site

A spectacular day out with plenty of photo opportunities for you to capture some of the best scenery in Wales.

 

This tour is suitable for coach or minibus.

The cost is my guiding fee.

Not included in cost:-

Entrance fee to Caernarfon Castle, parking, meals and refreshments.

 

Pickup from your cruise ship or hotel or any preferred location.

Start and finish times can be negotiated, just contact me.

 

Image: Crown Copyright (2015) Visit Wales

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TOUR DETAILS

Title:

Caernarfon Castle and Scenic Snowdonia

Guide:

Gwen Hughes

Regions:

North Wales

Destinations:

Snowdonia Mountains & Coast

Theme:

Coast, Countryside & Agriculture

Type:

Coach, Minibus or Private Car

Cost:

£180.00

Capacity:

45

Duration:

1 Day

Language:

English



Available From: March 14, 2016 To: Nov. 30, 2017

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Alternative Start Points: Holyhead , Caernarfon , Llandudno