Travelling across the Land of Castles, a beautiful country would leave you ecstatic and blessed with a glorious time amidst nature. The tour across the castles that include Cardiff Castle or walking across the Rhossili Beach or touring across the Brecon Beacons would leave you with the best experience on your trip across the country. The country is as natural as it can be, surrounded by natural beauty. At the East this small country is bordered by England and has a colourful history behind it. It has spectacular Landscapes which includes 3 National Parks as well as 5 regions of exceptional beauty. Being a small country it measures 170 miles starting north to down south and about 60 miles from east to west. So you could be at any part of the country and would always be surrounded by the mountains or a sea belt nearby. Wales is popular to have vibrant cities and traditional villages besides being a place of a great tourist attraction. The local language that people converse in is “Welsh” which is among the oldest languages around the world.
Heritage and Culture
Wales has a very rich as well as an interesting culture behind it. As it is popularly known to be the “Land of Castles” it houses 641 fortresses. UNESCO has also classified 6 of the World heritage sites in the country. The capital of Wales is Cardiff which dates back to the early Roman era; however it is regarded as one of the youngest cities of Britain.
Attractions across Wales
As mentioned earlier it houses more than 640 castles with numerous sites connected to King Arthur and the magician named Merlin, which are among the major attractions for every tourist. It has a history and the myth to be among the world’s oldest civilization which has left behind several sights to be seen and explored. There are surely many fascinating horizons to explore and live with such a vibrant music & nightlife which is the eternal part of both the small country villages and the buzzing cities.
Fooding in Wales
Wales is truly a haven for all the food lovers around. Whichever part of the country you may be in, be assured to get the taste of the fantastic local flavours. The breakfast that includes fresh cockles or the lavishing lavebread and seaweed pancakes are sure to leave your tummy mesmerised. What more could you ask for when you have the delicious homemade cheese or the Welsh Black Beef and the Salt Marsh Lamb for your dinner.
Shopping in Wales
Cardiff is the capital city and has a new shopping mall now which ranks 6th among the other Shopping destinations
across the UK cities. Queen Street, the main shopping markets in the city is the place where the shoppers could find the best high street shops besides wandering across the beautiful boutiques and cafes around. Another shopping attraction for the shoppers is the Victorian Arcade, which is not to be missed out.
Sporting in Wales
Similar to any other region across UK, cricket and football is the popularly played sport in the country. However, the national sport of Wales is Rugby. Cardiff has the Millennium Stadium which is the national stadium and hosts the rugby as well as the football matches with a capacity of 75,000 spectators.
Wales being such a beautiful country to be and so much to experience is a delight to every traveller. So next time you plan out your vacation, do keep Wales in the list to be at. Travellers today have the option to buy tickets and passes online for their visit to the land of castles.
Wales at a Glance:
Population: 3 million
Airports :Cardiff Airport, London Heathrow
Country Capital: Cardiff
Prime Places/towns: Cardiff, Swansea, Wrexham
Languages Spoken: English & Welsh