History buffs will enjoy exploring Caernarfon, and visitors give high marks for the lively bar scene, top-notch restaurants and magnificent mountain views. Welcoming and walkable, this city also attracts tourists with its sightseeing tours. Top sights in the city include Mount Snowdon and Caernarfon Castle. In Caernarfon, there are 141 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
Cultural venues in the city include National Slate Museum, Welsh Slate Museum and Caernarfon Airworld. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Mount Snowdon, Caernarfon Castle, and Dolbadurn Castle. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the mountains and these places to visit: Pen-y-Pass, Pyg Track and Moel Hebog.
Outside the city, popular places to visit include Conwy Castle, 21.7 mi/35 km from the city centre, and Zip World Penrhyn Quarry, which is 9.4 mi (15.1 km) away.
To venture out into the surrounding area, hop on a train at Snowdon Mountain Railway. Caernarfon may not have many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.