Cardiff, Castle capital


Country : United Kingdom, Wales

Province : Glamorgan

Population : 324 000 inhabitants



Youngest European capital, Cardiff is also renowned for having an important port. The docks, renovated during the last decade, are now very coveted for enjoyable walks along Cardiff Bay and are appreciated to admire moored yachts.

Those who love cultural tourism rejoice in discovering the touristic advantages of the Welsh capital. From Cardiff’s castle to Llandaff cathedral through the Norwegian Church, nowadays converted into an art gallery, the tourist attractions in the capital abound and keep stirring up visitors’ curiosity.



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Coming to Cardiff

By plane :

- Cardiff airport, located at 18km from the center of Cardiff.

It is possible to reach Cardiff from the airport thanks to bus, train and coach services.

For more information :


Paris - Cardiff : 1h20


Public Transportation

Download the bus network map

Download the city centre bus network map

Download the train network map


Entry formalities

All the citizens of a European Union country member, of the EEA or of Switzerland, do not need a visa to stay in Cardiff. They only need a valid identity card or a passport, still usable 3 months after the return.

All the foreign nationals of a European Union country member, of the EEA or of Switzerland and those who possess a residence permit of a European Union country member, need a visa to stay in Cardiff. Get some information about administrative formalities and necessary documents to obtain a visa for the United Kingdom to the British embassy or consulate in your country of origin or of residence.


WARNING : Information collected on November 2nd 2016.

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Time difference

1 hour less in comparison with Paris


City website

Our references

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