Discover Car Rental in Cardiff
Take a trip to Cardiff, the energetic heart of South Wales, has so much to offer any visitor to the United Kingdom. The capital of Wales hosts a lively nightlife, vibrant waterfront district crammed with attractions, the two thousand year old Cardiff Castle, and a full cultural calendar.
Cardiff is also a popular destination for rugby and football fans from all over the world, which flood into the city to support their favourite teams at international matches held at the world-famous Millennium Stadium.
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The fashionable waterfront district of Mermaid Quay is home to striking modern architecture and modern art, as well as chic shops and boutiques, top-class restaurants, and plenty of clubs and bars. This is right alongside the Cardiff Castle, and you can explore the Norman Keep atop the castle and Wartime Shelters.
The National Museum offers one of the largest collections of Impressionist paintings outside of Paris, and certainly worth a visit. The Wales Millennium Centre presents international opera, ballet and modern concerts, and you can take the tours offered by the ‘arts sherpas’ to see the front and backstage areas of the centre.
For a little peace and quiet, head to St Fagans National History Museum, which is one of Europe’s largest open-air museums and is set in one hundred acres of parkland. You can drive your car hire from Cardiff to Castell Coch, a medieval fairytale castle that is nestled in the woods just outside of the town.
Cardiff is the gateway to Southern Wales, and you can travel through miles of unspoilt national parks and picturesque countryside. The scenic roads will take you through the Welsh countryside, day trips are simple and enjoyable. Head north to visit the bustling city of Birmingham, or drive across the channel and visit historic Bristol.
|Cities (To and From)||Distance (Approx. km)||Travel Time (Approx. hr)|
|Cardiff - Swansea||65||1|
|Cardiff - Holyhead||321||4.25|
|Cardiff - Birmingham||191||2.25|
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