Big Pit National Coal Museum
Descend 300 feet into a working coal mine (well, technically) for a tour of the tunnels and learn about the lives of miners present and past. If you're claustrophobic, stick to the exhibits above ground.
Brecon Beacons National Park
South Wales' largest national park, this area is home to several major attractions, not to mention miles and miles of great hiking.
Castle Ditch Caernarfon
Gwynedd LL55 2AY
Another of Edward I's massive fortresses, this castle will test your fitness with its sheer size. Despite being heavily renovated, it retains a strong medieval spirit.
Cardiff, CF10 3RB
In the heart of the Welsh capital, Cardiff Castle tells the story of the city with remains going back to Roman times. The Victorian palace below the ramparts of the Norman keep is a wonder of design, art and architecture.
Rose Hill St.
Conwy, CF15 7QQ
The glorious castle is set overlooking the sea in one of the best examples of a medieval walled town.
Doctor Who Experience
Porth Teigr, Discovery Quay
Fight Daleks and explore 50 years of monsters, machines and doctors at this tribute to one of the world's most beloved cult TV shows.
Ty Halen, Brynsiencyn
Isle of Anglesey, LL616TQ
Some of the purest sea salt in the world is farmed at this artisanal producer. See how it's made during a tour.
Part of English King Edward I's "Iron Ring" to subdue the Welsh, this impressive castle still dominates the town of Harlech.
Penderyn Whisky Distillery
Welsh whisky may not be able to compete with Irish and Scottish brands in terms of fame, but Penderyn can certainly hold its own when it comes to taste. Need proof? Try the whisky yourself, or view the dozens of gold medals it's won.
Royal St. David's Golf Course
Arguably Wales' best golf course, the greens and fairways may also be the prettiest, with the medieval Harlech Castle on one side and the Irish Sea on the other.
Snowdon Mountain Railway
Climb to the top of Wales' largest mountain in a challenging three- to four-hour hike, or do it in an hour on this old-timey steam train that delivers you straight to the peak.
Snowdonia National Park
National Park Office
Gwynedd, LL48 6LF
Wales' largest national park takes your breath away both for its beauty and for the workout you'll get exploring it.
Lladudno Tourist Information Centre
01492 577 577
Centre Castle Street
Chester Tourist Information
Northgate St, Chester, CH1 2HJ
Wales Tourist Board