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Private Viking Walk of York

Discover the extraordinary Viking history of York, and the incredible tales of the most famous Vikings of them all - Ragnar, Ivar the Boneless, Erik Bloodaxe and Harald Hardrada. Why was York such an important Viking city, and why were so many Viking battles fought here? Find out why in this exclusive, personalized 2-hour walking tour of Viking York. ... meeting you at a time and location to suit you (for example at your hotel) there are no set times to meet or big groups to join with, this is your own tour which you can take at your own pace. For a small additional fee this can also include a stop off at an authentic Viking Themed Bar in York (great in the cold weather!), located on the same site as the legendary Viking Kings of York!

per adult from

$93

AUD

Duration

2 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Tour escort/host
    • Private walking tour
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Stop at Viking-themed bar in York (additional fee)
    • Entry/Admission - Jorvik Viking Centre
    • Entry/Admission - York Castle Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Clifford's Tower
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: York City Walls, York YO1 7HB England

    This is a personalized tour through the Viking Capital of Britain - Jorvik! Discover the fascinating true story behind the Vikings, as well as the legendary tales told in the sagas, many of which are set in our fair city. There are no set times to meet or big groups to join with, this is your own private tour which you can take at your own pace. Hear about the deeds of Ivar the Boneless, Eirik Bloodaxe, and Harald Hardaraada, the story of the Vikings arrival, and their eventual downfall.

    Learn how the streets got their names and what they mean, how the pagan Vikings became Christians, and their impact on the world around us today, including laws, language and customs. For a additional small fee, depending on the weather (and with prior arrangement) the tour can include either a stop-off, or to finish, at an authentic Viking themed bar, built right on top of the original feasting hall!

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: St. Mary's Abbey, Museum Gardens Museum Street, York YO1 7FR England

    A medieval abbey with a very important viking heritage!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: York Minster, Minster Yard Deangate, York YO1 7HH England

    The most famous viking in the world is buried here, his exact location is still a mystery!

    Stop At: Jorvik Viking Centre, 19 Coppergate Coppergate Shopping Centre, York YO1 9WT England

    Site of the only viking houses to be found anywhere in the world! Please note entrance price is not included as part of the tour

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: 11 Shambles, York YO1 7LZ England

    The most famous medieval street in the world, with a strong Viking Heritage, but it has a very dark history!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: York Castle Museum, Eye of York Tower St, York YO1 9RY England

    A huge motte and bailey castle that once controlled Northern England , built by the descendants of the Vikings, the Normans - we bring it back to life including 3D reconstructions!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Clifford's Tower, Tower Street, York YO1 9SA England

    A huge motte and bailey castle that once controlled Northern England , built by the descendants of the Vikings, the Normans - we bring it back to life including 3D reconstructions!

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Roman Column, 11 Minster Yard, York YO1 7HH, UK
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will meet you at the reception of your hotel, or alternatively anywhere of your choosing (for example we can meet you after lunch at your restaurant, or alternatively finish the tour somewhere where you can get something to eat / drink)
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Please note that as this is a private walking tour (just you and your guide) and the entire tour is outside, so we are happy to confirm we comply with all social distancing rules making this the perfect way to explore York.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by York Walls Tours

Activity ID: V-32407P3

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