Even if you're the most impulsive traveler, it still doesn't hurt to find out a few things about Cardiff before you go. Locate it on the map, make a note of the things to do there and let the excitement begin!
Cardiff is the national capital of Wales and is located about 90 miles (145 kilometers) southwest of the prominent city of Birmingham.
At the most recent count, the population of this area of Monmouthshire was 300,000.
Places to visit in Cardiff
So many things to see and so little time. If you want to experience the best this city has to offer, add Cardiff Castle and Wales Millennium Centre to your travel program. If you have an extra day to spare, swing by the Techniquest and Llandaff Cathedral as well.
Leave the history journals! Witness the past jump to life at National Museum Wales. Need some more ideas? Known for its architectural features, beautiful surrounds and age-old traditions, Cardiff University is steeped in history. Stroll around the faculties and drink in the timeless atmosphere. But that's not all there is. If the youngsters are sick of sightseeing and need to run around a bit, why not take them to Victoria Park? It's the perfect place to play hide and seek and kick a ball around.
Where do you fly into for Cardiff?
Plug in your headphones and watch one of the latest in-flight movies. Before long, you'll be descending into Cardiff International Airport (CWL). It's about 9 miles (14 kilometers) from downtown Cardiff.
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