Author: Guides, Rough Published 01/12/2021 | Paperback / softback
197 x 128 x 20 | 444g

ISBN: 9781789196900 Category:

Practical travel guide to Wales with a free eBook featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Wales. The Rough Guide to Wales also includes details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Wales, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip. This guide book has been fully updated post-COVID-19.

The Rough Guide to Wales covers: Cardiff, Swansea and the Southeast; the Southwest; the Brecon Beacons and Powys; the Cambrian Coast; the Dee Valley; Snowdonia and the Llyn; the North Coast and Anglesey. Attractions include: Cardiff Bay; St David’s Cathedral; Pembrokeshire National Park; Conwy Castle; Cadair Idris; Ffestiniog Railway; Hay Festival; the beaches of the Llyn and Gower Peninsulas.

Inside this travel guide you’ll find:RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLERExperiences selected for every kind of trip to Wales, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Conwy to family activities in child-friendly places, like Adventure Parc Snowdonia or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Cadair Idris.

PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPSEssential pre-departure information including Wales entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.

TIME-SAVING ITINERARIESCarefully planned routes covering the best of Wales give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.

DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGEClear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.

INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCALTips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for hiking through the wilds of Snowdonia or exploring Welsh music and theatre.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISSRough Guides’ rundown of Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Pembrokeshire’s best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Wales, even in a short time.

HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWSWritten by Rough Guides’ expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Wales, matching different needs.

BACKGROUND INFORMATIONComprehensive ‘Contexts’ chapter features fascinating insights into Wales, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.

FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHYFeatures inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Sgwd Yr Eira Waterfall and the spectacular Dunraven Bay.

COLOUR-CODED MAPPINGPractical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in the Brecon Beacons, Powys and many more locations in Wales, reduce the need to go online.

USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUTWith helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.

FREE EBOOKFree eBook download with every purchase of a printed book allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.

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