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Historic castles, secret gardens, and endless undulating valleys are just some of the unmissable highlights of Wales, an unspoilt treasure of stunning natural beauty, located in the southwest of Great Britain. From rugged mountain escapes and jam-packed city breaks to quick getaways where rugby and rarebit rule, if it is a fun-filled vacation you are looking for, then Wales is the perfect destination for you. Our range of Wales tours, which are fully customisable and tailored to your exact needs, are the perfect way to discover this diminutive gem that is often referred to as the 'Castle Capital of the World'. Book your trip to Wales today for a vacation filled with unforgettable experiences and memories that are guaranteed to last a lifetime.

With over six-hundred castles to choose from, a Wales vacation is the perfect gift for the history buff in your life. No visit to the vibrant Welsh capital, Cardiff, is complete without first paying a visit to 11th Century Cardiff Castle, which is conveniently located right in the city centre. A visit to the stunning Pembrokeshire coastline offers, alongside Britain's only coastal national park, medieval Pembroke Castle, famous as the birthplace of King Henry VII, the first Tudor King of England. Further unmissable castle highlights, as included in our popular three-night Wales Castle Escape tour, include visits to Penrhyn Castle, Caernarfon Castle, and 13th Century Conwy Castle, a celebrated UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Our Range of Wales Tours

$798 per person
3-Night Wales Castle Escape

3-Night Wales Castle Escape

3-Night Wales Castle Escape

Indulge your inner history buff, relax in fairy-tale surrounds, and feast on a host of Welsh culinary delights, when you embark on this most opulent of Wales tours, the three-night Wales Castle Escape from Authentic Vacations.

$848 per person
5-Night Ireland & Wales Cosmopolitan City Break

5-Night Ireland & Wales Cosmopolitan City Break

5-Night Ireland & Wales Cosmopolitan City Break

From Dublin to Cardiff, an epic city break awaits, when you embark on this most popular of Ireland and Wales tours, the five-night Ireland and Wales Cosmopolitan City Break from Authentic Vacations.

$3,019 per person
7-Night Ancient Wonders of Wales

7-Night Ancient Wonders of Wales

7-Night Ancient Wonders of Wales

Discover the natural beauty of the ancient peaks and valleys of Wales, with this most wonderful of Wales tours, the seven-night Hidden Wonders of Wales from Authentic Vacations.

$2,298 per person
9-Night Ireland & Wales Luxury Gourmet Getaway

9-Night Ireland & Wales Luxury Gourmet Getaway

9-Night Ireland & Wales Luxury Gourmet Getaway

Castles fit for a king and five-star fairy-tale Chateau’s await your stay on this most wonderful of Ireland and Wales vacations, the spectacular nine-night Luxury Gourmet Getaway from Authentic Vacations.

$1,598 per person
11-Night Ireland & Wales Epic Family Escape

11-Night Ireland & Wales Epic Family Escape

11-Night Ireland & Wales Epic Family Escape

Ireland and Wales vacations don’t get much better than this truly wonderful eleven-night Ireland and Wales Epic Family Escape from Authentic Vacations.

From iconic castles to the picturesque peaks and valleys of Snowdonia National Park, home to Mount Snowdon and the iconic Snowdon Mountain Railway, which offers truly breath-taking scenery as it climbs 3,500 feet to the very summit of Mount Snowdon. If epic railway journeys are your thing, then a trip on the vintage Ffestiniog Railway Company, dating from 1836, is an unmissable adventure that is unique to Wales travel.

For a city break packed with sightseeing adventures and culinary delights, there is no better destination than Cardiff, the cosmopolitan capital of Wales. Culture buffs should check out the exhibitions on display at the National Museum of Cardiff, while those in search of a night to remember need look no further than bustling Cardiff Bay, home to a myriad hotels, bars and restaurants. No authentic Welsh break is complete without first paying a visit to the capital's Millennium Stadium to listen to a rousing rendition of Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau, the national anthem of Wales, before watching the Welsh national rugby team kick into action.

From locally sourced Michelin-starred delights at Sosban and The Old Butchers Restaurant on the Isle of Anglesey to rustic traditional fare such as Laverbread, Welsh Cakes and Cawl, a traditional Welsh stew made from lamb and root vegetables, traditional Welsh food is wholesome, hearty and hard to beat. For a true taste of Wales, treat yourself to the Welsh rarebit at Cardiff culinary institution, Madame Fromage.

For those looking for a truly authentic getaway filled with off-the-beaten-path experiences, there is no better place than Wales. From the 'Smallest House in Britain,' at Quay House in Conwy, to the hidden gardens of the Plas Cadnant Estate, shortlisted for the 2019 Historic Houses Garden of the Year Award, the hills and valleys of Wales are abundant with hidden gems. For a true taste of hidden Wales, check out the colourful Italian-style village of Portmeirion in North Wales, pay a visit to the Wales Museum of Childhood, and make a pit-stop in Port Talbot to check out the Baked Bean Museum of Excellence, the world's only dedicated baked bean museum – and a truly unique Wales travel highlight.

 

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