1. Cardiff: City Walking Tour with a Professional, Local Guide
Discover Cardiff's rich and varied history on this walking tour with a certified Green Badge guide. Wander through the city's streets and alleyways and see sights such as Cardiff Castle, Principality Stadium, and the Civic Center. With your guide, trace Cardiff's origins as a modest Roman Port, to its prominent role in the court of Elizabeth 1st. Learn about the prosperity of the entrepreneurial Victorian era when Cardiff dominated the world's coal industry and how this created one of Europe's youngest capital cities. Start your tour on the grounds of Cardiff Castle and learn about its 2000-year history. Take in views of the Principality Stadium, home of Welsh Rugby. Walk through the beautiful parklands surrounding the Castle and learn about the Bute family clan and how they shaped Cardiff. Next, visit the Civic Centre, which includes the Museum, City Hall, University, and the Queen Alexandria Remembrance gardens. In the Museum we will see the world famous Impressionist collection, including the Sculpture 'The Kiss' by Edwarde Rodin, the Water Lilies by Claude Monet and many others. Stop for a coffee in a unique landmark building. Take in the unique Victorian shopping arcades and indoor market before finishing the tour back at the castle.