A forward looking city that treasures its past.
Cardiff holidays have never been more popular. This lovely city on the shores of Bristol Channel has transformed itself into a thriving centre of tourism and recreation and its new found optimism is evident throughout the city. The immensely popular bay area, a successful water side redevelopment that features inviting public spaces, restaurants and cafes as well as some of the city’s most noted historic landmarks has been met with great success. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy a stroll along attractive city squares and green spaces for the latest festival or concert while outdoor enthusiasts and fitness lovers take advantage of miles of foot and bike paths that reach across the city. As you can see, Cardiff is a place on the move and the city is buzzing like never before.
Cardiff is a forward looking city, but it’s also one that treasures its past. Cardiff could very well be called the city of castles as there are many of these ancient structures still standing. One of the most famous is Cardiff Castle located right in the city centre. The castles beautiful grounds and ornate interior make for a memorable visit.
Enjoy Victorian splendour at historic shopping arcades where 19th century Cardiff comes to life. Royal Arcade and Morgan Arcade are just two examples of where history and modernity come together. Other notable landmarks include the 1890s Pierhead Building at Cardiff Bay and the imposing Cardiff City Hall. History can be found around every corner in Cardiff and it’s all within easy reach of the city centre.
Getting to Cardiff from Australia typically involves two or three stops along the way. But why not break up your journey and experience the joys and convenience of a multi-stop airfare. Rest up and enjoy the sites in the U.S.A., Asia or Continental Europe before continuing on to Cardiff. Your travel expert will be happy to go over the many airfare options that Flight Centre offers.