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Once the Roman capital of Northern England, York has witnessed wars, peace agreements and prosperity throughout its turbulent history. Take a rare glimpse of English hist...
Hop On Hop Off Tours in York
York, United Kingdom
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Once known as Eboracum, the capital of a Roman province, the city of York is now a major tourism hub in the United Kingdom. Go back in time from 2015 to early English history with our sightseeing tours and activities.
Get a good introduction of the city with a sightseeing hop on hop off tour and explore the medieval streets in your own time. Visit sites such as the 800-year old Bar Walls (“city walls”) and sample its excellent restaurants and shopping facilities. See the York Minster, the largest gothic cathedral in Northern Europe, and behold the impressive collection of medieval stained glass. Stop by award-winning museums, or dine at amazing restaurants and splurge on high-end shopping facilities.
Travel to the time that York was invaded by the Danish Vikings. Explore Viking life in the 9th century with a trip to Jorvik, where Viking houses’ layouts, the smell of food cooking, and even the language used by locals is meticulously researched and accurately reproduced, based on archaeological evidence. Immerse yourself in a fun experience unlike any other, with Viking Age hearths to visit and at which to warm yourself, see a blacksmith furnace in action, and more.