Just over 300 km west of London lies the Swansea area of Wales, a seaport community that has a lot to offer to adventurous visitors. As with so many destinations outside of London, the best way to see the best of Swansea is to rent a car and tour the area at your own pace.
Car rental options in Swansea UK
With its Swansea office, Sixt car rental is available to supply the perfect vehicle for you as you explore this County and City in Wales. Sixt is pleased to offer travelers its large fleet of cars, comprised of a wide array of vehicles at its Swansea location. Often visitors to the Swansea area have particular travel needs such as the extra room afforded by a mini-van, the off-road capabilities of an SUV or the superior mileage available in a compact car. Sixt offers flexible and convenient rental options such as one-way rentals, car hires and one-week discounts. To make the most of your time in Swansea, be sure to visit Sixt car rental.
Rich in its history dating back to the Vikings, Swansea has a great deal to offer its visitors. First, start with an art viewing at the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, where you can enjoy a 20th century collection paintings by artists from Wales, as well as porcelain and pottery. A gift shop with a particularly interesting and original selection is located onsite. From the Gallery, consider taking a stroll along the marina in the center of town. Near the marina, you will find an excellent selection of restaurants, shops and sailing businesses. There are a number of pedestrian bridges and a lovely sand beach nearby. Another option that is particularly fun for families is the Swansea Bay Rider, a train, operated throughout the summer, that runs around the bay area to various stops. On the Bay Rider, you will enjoy scenic views of the area and visit destinations such as Blackpill, West Cross, Norton and Oystermouth. Next, return to your Sixt rental car and drive to the breathtakingly beautiful Gower Peninsula, approximately 6.4 km west of Swansea. There, you can visit gorgeous beaches, cliffs and caves as part of an all-day experience if you have the time. Continue your visit to this area by stopping at Pennard Castle and Weobley Castle, both ancient and weathered by time and the elements. There is certainly more to see, including great sporting events and theater.
You are sure to have a wonderful vacation in Swansea, UK. Don't forget to rent your car from Sixt!