Popular Accommodations in Cardiff
Highlights in Cardiff
- Location on the Bristol Canal
- Important export port
- Versatile shopping possibilities
- Cardiff Castle
- Museum of Welsh Life
- Boat trips with the Aquabus
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Vacation rentals in Cardiff
Right on Cardiff Bay and the banks of the River Taff, you can spend varied days in this historic port city. At the edge of lush gardens such as Roath Park or Sophias Gardens you will find an idyllic apartment or a stylish vacation rental that offers excellent connections to the centre. You will experience a multifaceted leisure offer of bars, live music, monumental monuments and can shop to your heart's content. Depending on their preferences, groups can find a comfortable townhouse or reside in a vacation rental just a few hundred metres from the coast.
Holidays in Cardiff
Location and orientation
In the south of Wales, the capital of the country stretches directly along the north bank of the Bristol Canal, which separates Wales from England. The export port of Tiger Bay is one of the most important trading centres in the world. The metropolis of 361,000 inhabitants offers a mix of medieval city scenery, modern art institutions, restaurants and shopping centres for tourists.
Every year on 4 October, the half marathon takes place in Cardiff, attracting thousands of participants.
Top 3 travel tips
In the middle of the central Bute Park, Cardiff Castle from 1081 is enthroned. The imposing castle complex comprises several parts of buildings from three eras. Inside a Roman fort there is a Victorian castle and a neo-Gothic manor house. During a 50-minute guided tour you will enter lavishly decorated halls, the Arabian Room, a winter smoking room or the opulent roof garden.2. From the Celts to modernity
The Museum of Welsh Life documents the life, working life and culture of the Welsh by means of 40 faithful houses. Starting in the Iron Age, the development of the tribe can be traced in the interesting open-air museum until today.3. Extraordinary boat trip
Every hour on the hour, the exciting water bus tours start at the turbulent Mermaid Quay square, which houses numerous bars and boutiques right next to the harbour. With the Aquabus you drive on the water up to the area of the Cardiff Castle. During the tour you will cross Cardiff Bay and enjoy fantastic views of attractions such as Wales Millennium Centre and Principality Stadium.