6-Day England City Break in York

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Discover the essence of York with a 6-day city break in England, blending cultural richness with exhilarating adventures.

Experience the ultimate York city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 5 nights in York at one of the best hotels in the city. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of York or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 6-day holiday in York will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown York, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. York offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in York, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best things to see and do in the city. National Railway Museum, York Minster, and Shambles Market are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in York by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of England's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, York promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in York is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through York's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in England.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of York. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in England.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in York reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in York.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in York fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in York as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of York, England!

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Historic steam locomotives and coaches in the National Railway Museum, York.National Railway Museum
The West Front of York Minster.York Minster
Shambles Market
JORVIK Viking CentreJorvik Viking Centre
Photo of St. Mary's Abbey, museum garden in York city, England, UK.Museum Gardens
The York DungeonYork Dungeon
Photo of York Castle Museum in York, England.York Castle Museum
Clifford's Tower, YorkClifford's Tower, York
Rowntree ParkRowntree Park
Photo of York Art Gallery, UK.York Art Gallery
Photo of York Castle Museum in York, North Yorkshire, England.Yorkshire Museum
Photo of York City Walls, North Yorkshire, England, UK.York City Walls
York Mansion House, York, Yorkshire and the Humber, England, United KingdomYork Mansion House
Red Tower


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Day 1

Day 1 – York - arrival day

  • York - Arrival day
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  • Rowntree Park
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of York. You’ll stay in York for 5 nights.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Rowntree Park. This park is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in York, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,723 visitors.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown York. Check-in at hotels in England normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in York offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in York.

Transform your dining experience at Skosh, one of the top luxury restaurants in York. Offering a diverse menu focusing on modern british cuisine, Skosh has earned praise from numerous satisfied guests.

Indulge in culinary masterpieces at Roots in York, renowned as a Bib-Gourmand recipient. With its 1 Michelin star rating, it caters to the most discerning palates. The delectable modern cuisine at Roots is acclaimed far and wide.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Valhalla. This bar is among the most recommended in the region, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,740 customers.

This is the time to raise a toast for your 6-day city break in York! Savor the moment and look forward to immersing yourself in the vibrant culture, stunning sights, and local delicacies of the city for the next few days to come!

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Day 2

Day 2 – York

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  • York Castle Museum
  • Clifford's Tower, York
  • York Dungeon
  • Jorvik Viking Centre
  • Shambles Market
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On day 2 of your city break, you will set out to discover York, including some of the most amazing things to see and do in the city. You’ll stay 4 nights in York and enjoy plenty of time for exploring.

When you're ready to see some sights, York Castle Museum is a great place to start with. This fashion museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,498 visitors. York Castle Museum attracts more than 283,858 visitors every year.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Clifford's Tower, York. This point of interest has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,228 travelers.

We also recommend a stop at The York Dungeon. The museum has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,016 visitors.

If you're keen to explore more, consider visiting JORVIK Viking Centre. This museum is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 9,807 reviews.

Shambles Market is another easily accessible place to visit on this day of your trip. Stop by this sightseeing destination, rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in 10,860 reviews, to discover more of what makes it unique.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else York has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences York offers and add your favorites to your England travel package below.

After a long day of sightseeing, try one of the best restaurants in York.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in Rustique, a distinguished dining establishment in York. It has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 2,000 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the region, Little Italy. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,037 customers.

Savor the memories of an amazing day in York, England!

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Day 3

Day 3 – York

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  • York City Walls
  • York Minster
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Get ready for another exciting day in York on day 3 of your city break! From historical sites to modern attractions, there's something for everyone to enjoy. With 3 nights ahead, make the most of your time and create unforgettable memories in York.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like York City Walls. This extraordinary city walls has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,767 visitors.

Next, make your way to York Minster. This church building is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 18,951 reviews.

If you have an appetite for more adventure, check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in York on this day of your trip. You'll find the most recommended ones below.

Exploring the most popular attractions in England can make you lose track of time. Be sure to grab something to eat at one of the best restaurants in York.

Make sure to reserve a table at The Cut & Craft, an iconic dining spot in York. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,038 satisfied guests.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in York. At The Ivy St Helen's Square York, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,879 customers.

Reflect on the adventures of the day as you unwind in the comfort of your hotel in York. Tomorrow holds new possibilities and discoveries!

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Day 4

Day 4 – York

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  • York Art Gallery
  • Museum Gardens
  • Yorkshire Museum
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On day 4 of your fun city break in York, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 2 nights left in York.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at York Art Gallery, a remarkable art museum where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 1,968 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Museum Gardens. This botanical garden has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 7,863 travelers.

Yorkshire Museum is another must-visit attraction. This renowned natural history museum offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,822 travelers and attracting 122,780 annual visitors, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

Your discoveries in York do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in York on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

When it’s time to eat, York has restaurants and bars to suit all budgets.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Bill's York Restaurant. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in York has received a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from around 2,226 happy diners.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Pivní York. This bar is among the most recommended in the region, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,396 customers.

As the day draws to a close, bask in the tranquility of York by night. With memories made and adventures ahead, rest well and embrace the journey anew tomorrow.

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Day 5

Day 5 – York

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  • National Railway Museum
  • York Mansion House
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Rise and shine for day 5 of your city break in York! Today, delve deeper into the city's offerings, from its iconic landmarks to its hidden gems. With 1 night remaining, there's ample time to explore and uncover the heart of York.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is National Railway Museum York. This railway museum typically receives around 807,591 visitors every year and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 26,320 reviews.

Continue your journey at York Mansion House. This house museum is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 184 travelers from near and far.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in York, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in York below.

When it’s time for dinner, try one of the most popular restaurants in York. Make sure to reserve a table in advance, as the best restaurants fill up quickly.

Reserve a table at Ate O'Clock, a renowned restaurant in York. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,836 guests.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to The Botanist Bar & Restaurant York, a top-notch spot in the region scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, The Botanist Bar & Restaurant York has charmed many with its 4.4 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 1,649 happy guests.

Get some rest at your hotel in preparation for another wonderful day in York to come!

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Day 6

Day 6 – York - departure day

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  • Red Tower
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Your city break in York is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in England.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown York offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in York.

If you would rather go for some last-minute sightseeing, the remarkable Red Tower is an attraction you could visit today. This point of interest has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 154 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in York, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

Enjoy a memorable meal at Las Iguanas - York. This popular restaurant offers a whole menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,466 customers.

As your city break in York draws to a close, cherish the memories you've made. With your travel plans in place, you're all set for a safe journey home. Until next time, take care and safe travels!

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