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Private Viking Walk of York

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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!

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Itinerary
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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

Additional Information

  • 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.
Inclusions
  • Tour escort/host
  • Private walking tour


Exclusions
  • 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


Duration
2 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the York Walls Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.