The 5 most beautiful cities in Wales

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Located in the west of Great Britain, Welsh It is a peninsula of little extension that is capable to amaze any tourist. The natural beauty is obvious and the more than 640 castles that you can see are all a claim that pushes you to pack.

In addition to having very pretty towns that seem to be taken from a story, also to highlight the charm of some of its cities. I am going to talk about the five most attractive in this article, so take note and plan a route through Wales that you can complete in less time than you imagine.

Cardiff

Cardiff
The capital of wales You couldn't be left out of this list. It is a great city with access to the sea where more than 300,000 inhabitants live. It is not much compared to the number of people who live in the main cities of Spain, but it shows that you are in a place where you will not miss anything.


Among its most outstanding points of interest we can mention Cardiff Bay, shopping arcades, the modern Millennium Stadium, Bute Park or the cardiff castle. In the latter, if you buy a ticket, you can access the Firing Line exhibition, visit the Sofia and Pontcanna gardens, see its Roman walls and access rooms with a lot of history. All this with the possibility of carrying an audio guide in Spanish.

Chepstow

Chepstow
Not far from the border with England we find this small town that is famous for its stone castle, which is the oldest and best preserved in the entire UK. It opens every day to the public, so there is no excuse not to visit it. On the other hand, to soak up a bit more of the history of the place, you should also visit the Chepstow Museum, which is free and allows you to see objects of interest. If what interests you is to enjoy good visits, you should go to The Dell, from where you can see the castle from different perspectives.

Caernarfon

Caernarfon
The county town of Gwynedd in north-west Wales has just over 10,000 residents. It is on the banks of the Menai Strait and became a Roman city that also wanted to be ruled by the Normans. Its medieval walls are a wonder worth seeing in first person, although there are other buildings that are also worth a visit, such as the ghostly one Dark Kid Motel, which dates back to 1522 and has it all to be the best possible destination for a Halloween night.


St David’s

St-Davids
Despite being a town with very few inhabitants, in 1994 it managed to regain city status. There are just over 2,000 inhabitants living there who are proud to be part of the UK's smallest city. In addition, it is also the only British city that is in a national park, as it is part of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The name of David is due to the patron saint of Wales, who lived near the city in the 6th century and ordered the construction of a monastery with a beautiful cathedral.

Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth
Its name means mouth of the Ystwyth. This small port city of about 14,000 inhabitants stands out for accommodating about 8,000 students who spend most of their time in the Aberystwyth University, something that explains why it is an important cultural center. In fact, that's where the National Library of Wales is located, so it's not only a perfect place to enjoy the good weather, but it's also a temple of wisdom.

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