The small seaside town of Porthmadog hugs the Welsh coast in Gwynedd. Its almost untouched coastline is the ideal place to get away from it all. Train enthusiasts love visiting the Victorian steam engines and rail heritage center of Porthmadog. Nature lovers will feel at home in the 2,100 square kilometers of neighboring Snowdonia National Park. Climb or take a train to the tallest peak in Wales, Mount Snowdon, and see its rare plants and animals. The whimsical Italian styled Portmeirion village is nearby and a popular day trip from Porthmadog. Learn all there is to do in the Porthmadog area in our guide.