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swansea centre and the bay area

Swansea is a wonderful city to visit, with a lot of interesting sites and wonderful surroundings for the tourists to enjoy during their weekend getaway or short holiday. The best way to roam around the city is driving your own car hire; and the best site to find a rental car is at VroomVroomVroom. We compare deals from the country's leading companies including Avis, Budget and Enterprise.

Swansea is without a doubt fast becoming one of the UKs most talked about locations. Whether its a weekend away with the family on the Gower, drinks with your friends on the ultra trendy Wind Street, Swansea is a destination you must consider. With a line up of restaurants to rival any city and some of the finest accommodation in the country come and see why Swansea is gaining so much attention. You'll find something to go back for again and again.​

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Best time to visit Swansea

Searching for the warmest time to visit Swansea? July, August and September are deemed as the hottest months. May, June, and July are usually the busiest months for tourism in Swansea, so expect prices for hotels and flights to be expensive during these months. You can save, however, if you book well in advance.

Driving tips in Swansea

With a car hire, you can plan your own itinerary according to your own interest and hobbies. It gives you the liberty to decide on your own where to go and what to do while staying in Swansea.

Note that speed limits are generally clearly indicated on traffic signs in Swansea. ​A major road in Swansea has its speed limit set to 30mph, while some streets such as the Kingsway, Orchard Street, and Picton Lane will have their speed limits reduced to 20mph, according to Wales Online.

Top Attractions within Swansea

Swansea is a coastal city situated on the sandy South West Wales coast. Originally, it was thought to have been developed as a Viking trading post. Nowadays, the city has reminders of the once thriving Industrial Revolution and its economy is based more on tourism, due to its wonderful attractions.

The accommodation here is affordable, ranging from hotels, motels, B&B's and cottages. The venues here are also diverse, fancy restaurants, funky coffee shops and cheap pubs. Should you be in the surrounding area, be sure not to miss out on the Swansea attractions.

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery displays a wide array of visual exhibits from the original bequest of Richard Glynn Vivian and includes works by local and Welsh artists. The gallery includes an international collection of porcelain and china. The gallery is a great place where you can experience the cultural and the historical life of Swansea.

Swansea Museum is perhaps the oldest museum in Wales, built in 1841 in a neoclassical style. The main museum contains various exhibits from the past life of Swansea and the rest of the world. Exhibits range from Egyptian mummies to traditional Welsh kitchens. Moreover, tourists can also see three boats built at the beginning of the 20th century. It is the perfect place where you can find out interesting facts about the past and present of Swansea,

The Environment Center in Swansea is an independent organization for the protection of the environment, an information and educational center. The main purpose of the organization is to raise awareness among people about the increasing dangers and harmful effects of worldwide pollution. Tourists can also take part in workshops and presentations.