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  • Cardiff: 24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

    1. Cardiff: 24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

    Cardiff is the youngest and fastest growing capital city in Europe. Cardiff is home to the famous Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Castle which is one of Wales’ leading heritage attractions, the magnificent Cardiff Civic Centre which includes The National Museum of Wales and the beautiful tranquil Alexandra Gardens. Hop-off at Cardiff Bay and see this fantastic new development and the Cardiff Barrage. Visit the Millennium Centre, one of the world’s iconic arts and cultural destinations, Mermaid Quay a major waterfront development for a wide range of eating and drinking places and Techniquest, the hands on Science Exhibition Center for all ages. Cardiff is known for it's shopping with a vast array of popular high street stores with three indoor shopping centers, surrounded by many independent stores in and around the city. It is also well known for its prestigious Victorian & Edwardian A...

    Decent tour to seem so sites . Driver was not particularly helpful on explaining reason for your being shortened or distance to place we wanted to be from nearest stop . Recording was repetitive .

  • Cardiff and Caerphilly Castle Day Trip from London

    2. Cardiff and Caerphilly Castle Day Trip from London

    Depart London in the morning, and then travel across country by bus to visit the historic port city of Cardiff, capital of Wales since 1955. Take a sightseeing bus tour on arrival to admire the impressive monuments of the city center, where highlights include the new National Assembly building in the regenerated waterfront district of Cardiff Bay. Get some free time for lunch before traveling to historic Caerphilly Castle, famous for having the most elaborate water defenses in Britain. Get some free time to explore the medieval grounds, and marvel at the impressive gatehouses and other architectural features of the 13th-century monument. Depart in the early evening for the scenic drive back to London through the Welsh Valleys and get dropped off in central London in the evening. 

    We loved Caerphilly Castle and our tour guide was great! He was knowledgeable, helpful and proud to be Welsh! It was the perfect amount of time and we would highly recommend.

  • Cardiff: Private Half-Day City Center and Bay Walking Tour

    3. Cardiff: Private Half-Day City Center and Bay Walking Tour

    Discover Cardiff's rich past and present on a private half-day tour. Take a leisurely stroll through the city center, starting at Cardiff Castle. Continue to the civic center, Bute Park and the Castle Quarter. Then head to Cardiff Bay.  Learn about Cardiff's 2,000 years of history from your informative guide. Benefit from advice and suggestions on what to do in Cardiff and around Wales. You guide will tell you where to find the city's hidden gems and best bars and restaurants. Specific requests regarding the itinerary can be accommodated with prior notice. The tour will end outside the stunning Wales Millennium Center.

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What people are saying about Cardiff Castle

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 249 reviews

We loved Caerphilly Castle and our tour guide was great! He was knowledgeable, helpful and proud to be Welsh! It was the perfect amount of time and we would highly recommend.

If you have a limited time and want to explore Cardiff, I highly recommend this trip. The drivers are so helpful and friendly.

I went on the 45 minute tour of Cardiff and enjoyed it. The tour driver was very friendly, helpful and informative.

Comfortable pace. Plenty of audio guide info. Invaluable orientation for a first visit to Cardiff.

Well worth an hour - informative, relaxing and really nice driver!