Tips for things to do in York
As one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in Europe, there is no way around York Minster on your excursions from the vacation home. Its square towers dominate the cityscape. Inside, the huge stained glass windows will amaze you.
Near the building, the remains of the medieval city fortifications rise up and surround the Snickelways, narrow and winding medieval alleys. Some of the houses jut far into the street, blocking out the sunlight.
You can trace the Viking kingdom in the Jórvík Viking Centre. Like a time machine, it takes you from your vacation home to the time when the wild Norsemen ruled large parts of Britain. In the heart of the old town you will discover the Merchant Adventurers' Hall, a medieval guild hall.
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Every September, visitors to York enjoy the festival of food and drink. You taste typical dishes like Yorkshire pudding and York ham. This is accompanied by a spicy ale.
Every night but Monday, you'll get to know York's darker side on the award-winning Bloody Tour of York. Bloodthirsty Vikings, the infamous Guy Fawkes, or highwayman Dick Turpin come to life.
At the end of October, the Illumination Festival bathes the city's most beautiful buildings in colorful lights for four days. On the eve of Halloween, The York Festival of Ghosts teaches visitors the fear.
What are the most popular accommodations in the area?
The most popular accommodation types in York are cottage and apartment rental. With 336 accommodations in York, the perfect vacation home is only one click away.
How much does it cost to stay the night?
Prices start at just €38 per night. Most apartment rental in York are 67 m² and cottage are 139 m².
Do you offer accommodations for traveling with a group?
Yes, we definitely have accommodations for groups in York. On average, the cottage has space for 4 guests.