8-Day England City Break in York

Photo of morning view of York Minster in York in the United Kingdom by Karl Moran
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Summary

Duration
8 days & 7 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
7 nights included
Car rental
Optional
Flights
Optional
Travel app
All vouchers, itinerary, & map

Description

Embark on a memorable 8-day city break in York, England!

Experience the ultimate York city break with our perfectly planned holiday package. 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, our holiday package has got you covered. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of York, England!

The home for your 8-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 in England. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

Throughout your vacation in York, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best attractions and activities offered in the city. National Railway Museum, York Minster church building, and York Museum Gardens botanical garden are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you'll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Make the most of your holiday in York by adding tours and tickets to each day of your trip. With plenty of exciting tours to choose from, you'll never have a boring moment in York. Between attractions and activities, you'll have plenty of time to stroll along the best shopping streets and markets in the city. Here, you can buy unique souvenirs to remind you of your city break in York.

As your holiday in York comes to an end, you will return home with a newfound appreciation for the vibrant culture, rich history, and exciting atmosphere of this top travel destination in England. Your journey through York 's diverse neighborhoods, famous landmarks, and hidden gems will leave you with countless cherished memories and stories to share.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best trip to York, England. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your 8-day city break in England. Let the experts plan it for you so you can focus on enjoying it instead.

For the best holiday to York, we offer you the opportunity to customize each day of your city break vacation in York before and after booking. Our flexible trip planning means you'll be able to explore York the way you want, at your own pace.

Book with us to get access to 24/7 personal travel support throughout your entire journey and a step-by-step guide in our easy-to-use mobile app, which includes all your travel documents for your vacation in York. Moreover, rest assured knowing that all taxes are already covered in the price of your travel package.

The best flights, activities, tours, and hotels in York fill up quickly, so be sure to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in York as soon as today!

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Included

Hotel, 7 nights
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

York / 7 nights

Map

Attractions

Historic steam locomotives and coaches in the National Railway Museum, York.National Railway Museum
The West Front of York Minster.York Minster
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
National Trust - Goddards
DIG: An Archaeological Adventure, York, Yorkshire and the Humber, England, United KingdomDIG: An Archaeological Adventure
Fairfax HouseFairfax House
Rawcliffe Park
Red Tower
York Mansion House, York, Yorkshire and the Humber, England, United KingdomYork Mansion House

Travel details

Travel dates
Jan 1 - Jan 8

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Flights

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Travelers

Rooms

1 traveler1 room
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Car
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Hotels

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Day 1 – York - arrival day

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 7 nights.

You’ll choose between some of the best hotels and places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown York. With lots of excellent hotels to choose from, you're sure to have a fantastic experience during your city break.

York has plenty of sights, monuments, and places of interest to explore. Luckily, you have plenty of time to do so for the next 8 days. Choose an early flight to get started with your sightseeing in York right away.

When you're ready to head out for dinner, an excellent restaurant you may want to try is House Of The Trembling Madness. This restaurant has an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,476 customers and is sure to satisfy your hunger after a long day of exploring.

Another acclaimed restaurant in the city of York is Rustique. Rated at an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,000 customers, guests often have an outstanding experience at this restaurant.

York is also home to several great bars for every travel budget. One of the best bars in the city is Valhalla. This claim is supported by 1,740 customers who have rated it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

This is the time to raise a toast for the beginning of your incredible 8-day vacation in York!

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Day 2 – York

Day 2

Day 2 – York

  • York
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  • Rawcliffe Park
  • York Mansion House
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Wake up to day 2 of your exciting city break in York. You still have 6 nights left in York, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most out of today!

One of the top places you can visit in York today is the incredible National Railway Museum. This attraction is a railway museum and place of interest, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 25,533 visitors. Around 807,591 travelers visit this attraction every year.

Another attraction travelers from all over the world add to their itinerary every year is York Minster. York Minster is a popular church building and travel destination with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,286 visitors. Today, you can visit this magnificent church building in York too.

For the full York experience, visit the incredible Shambles Market. This one-of-a-kind must-see tourist destination is rated at an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 10,383 visitors.

After or in between exploring York, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. An excellent option is Valhalla, which is a popular restaurant with an exciting menu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,740 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant to consider is Little Italy. This restaurant is popular with locals as well as travelers and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,037 customers.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, a popular bar you can go to is The Ivy St Helen's Square York. This place has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,879 customers.

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

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Day 3 – York

Day 3

Day 3 – York

  • York
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  • York City Walls
  • York Minster
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On day 3 of your fun city break in York, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 5 nights left in York.

Start this beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated railway museum in York, National Railway Museum. About 25,533 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

The popular York Minster is another top sight in York that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This church building is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 18,286 reviews.

Shambles Market is a highlight on travelers’ itineraries in York. This must-see tourist destination has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 10,383 visitors.

Exploring York's best attractions and hidden gems can make you quickly lose track of time. Make sure to grab something to eat and use this opportunity to learn more about York's food culture.

The Cut & Craft is one of the most popular restaurants in York. Most people can find something that fits their taste from The Cut & Craft’s excellent menu. Approximately 2,038 customers have rated this popular restaurant an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

If you’re in the mood for something different, check out The Ivy St Helen's Square York. This York-based restaurant is one of locals’ favorites and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,879 customers.

If you’re up for getting a drink, consider going to Pivní York. Around 1,396 customers have given this incredible bar an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Locals of York also enjoy the cocktails at The Botanist Bar & Restaurant York. This place is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,649 customers and is one of the best you can experience in the city.

Raise a toast and enjoy celebrating another amazing day in York, England.

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Experiences

Day 4 – York

Day 4

Day 4 – York

  • York
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  • Clifford's Tower, York
  • York Castle Museum
  • Fairfax House
  • York Dungeon
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Wake up to day 4 of your exciting city break in York. You still have 4 nights left in York, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most out of today!

One of the top places you can visit in York today is the incredible National Railway Museum. This attraction is a railway museum and place of interest, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 25,533 visitors. Around 807,591 travelers visit this attraction every year.

Another attraction travelers from all over the world add to their itinerary every year is York Minster. York Minster is a popular church building and travel destination with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,286 visitors. Today, you can visit this magnificent church building in York too.

For the full York experience, visit the incredible Shambles Market. This one-of-a-kind must-see tourist destination is rated at an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 10,383 visitors.

After or in between exploring York, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. An excellent option is Bill's York Restaurant, which is a popular restaurant with an exciting menu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,226 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant to consider is Ate O'Clock. This restaurant is popular with locals as well as travelers and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,836 customers.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, a popular bar you can go to is Las Iguanas - York. This place has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,466 customers.

To enjoy a great atmosphere, continue your evening at Turtle Bay York. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,399 customers.

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

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Day 5 – York

Day 5

Day 5 – York

  • York
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  • DIG: An Archaeological Adventure
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On day 5 of your fun city break in York, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 3 nights left in York.

Start this beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated railway museum in York, National Railway Museum. About 25,533 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

The popular York Minster is another top sight in York that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This church building is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 18,286 reviews.

Shambles Market is a highlight on travelers’ itineraries in York. This must-see tourist destination has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 10,383 visitors.

Exploring York's best attractions and hidden gems can make you quickly lose track of time. Make sure to grab something to eat and use this opportunity to learn more about York's food culture.

The Botanist Bar & Restaurant York is one of the most popular restaurants in York. Most people can find something that fits their taste from The Botanist Bar & Restaurant York’s excellent menu. Approximately 1,649 customers have rated this popular restaurant an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

If you’re in the mood for something different, check out Las Iguanas - York. This York-based restaurant is one of locals’ favorites and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,466 customers.

If you’re up for getting a drink, consider going to Shambles Tavern. Around 927 customers have given this incredible bar an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Locals of York also enjoy the cocktails at Plonkers. This place is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 646 customers and is one of the best you can experience in the city.

Raise a toast and enjoy celebrating another amazing day in York, England.

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Day 6 – York

Day 6

Day 6 – York

  • York
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  • York Art Gallery
  • Museum Gardens
  • Yorkshire Museum
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Wake up to day 6 of your exciting city break in York. You still have 2 nights left in York, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most out of today!

One of the top places you can visit in York today is the incredible National Railway Museum. This attraction is a railway museum and place of interest, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 25,533 visitors. Around 807,591 travelers visit this attraction every year.

Another attraction travelers from all over the world add to their itinerary every year is York Minster. York Minster is a popular church building and travel destination with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,286 visitors. Today, you can visit this magnificent church building in York too.

For the full York experience, visit the incredible Shambles Market. This one-of-a-kind must-see tourist destination is rated at an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 10,383 visitors.

After or in between exploring York, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. An excellent option is Turtle Bay York, which is a popular restaurant with an exciting menu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,399 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant to consider is wagamama york. This restaurant is popular with locals as well as travelers and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,353 customers.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, a popular bar you can go to is D'vine Restaurant and social Bar. This place has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 685 customers.

To enjoy a great atmosphere, continue your evening at Fancy Hank's Bar & Kitchen. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 588 customers.

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

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Day 7 – York

Day 7

Day 7 – York

  • York
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  • National Railway Museum
  • National Trust - Goddards
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On day 7 of your fun city break in York, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 1 night left in York.

Start this beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated railway museum in York, National Railway Museum. About 25,533 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

The popular York Minster is another top sight in York that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This church building is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 18,286 reviews.

Shambles Market is a highlight on travelers’ itineraries in York. This must-see tourist destination has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 10,383 visitors.

Exploring York's best attractions and hidden gems can make you quickly lose track of time. Make sure to grab something to eat and use this opportunity to learn more about York's food culture.

Plonkers is one of the most popular restaurants in York. Most people can find something that fits their taste from Plonkers’s excellent menu. Approximately 646 customers have rated this popular restaurant an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

If you’re in the mood for something different, check out D'vine Restaurant and social Bar. This York-based restaurant is one of locals’ favorites and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 685 customers.

If you’re up for getting a drink, consider going to The Habit Cafe Bar. Around 588 customers have given this incredible bar an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Locals of York also enjoy the cocktails at Dusk. This place is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 609 customers and is one of the best you can experience in the city.

Raise a toast and enjoy celebrating another amazing day in York, England.

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Day 8 – York - departure day

Day 8

Day 8 – York - departure day

  • 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.

Depending on how much time you have on your departure day, this is your chance to catch one last glimpse of the beautiful city of York. We recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

If you can catch a later flight, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you dive into more iconic landmarks and uncover hidden gems.

National Railway Museum is a fantastic attraction you could visit on your last day in York. This railway museum and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 25,533 visitors. More than 807,591 people visit National Railway Museum each year.

If you'd rather see something else, York Minster church building is a great alternative. According to more than 18,286 reviews, adding up to an average score of 4.7 out of 5 stars, this attraction is a worthwhile visit in the city of York.

To soak in the last of York, you can also make a visit to Shambles Market must-see tourist destination. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 10,383 visitors.

If you're looking to enjoy one last delicious meal in York, consider a top-rated restaurant like Fancy Hank's Bar & Kitchen. This restaurant is rated at an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 588 customers.

You'll then say farewell to York and begin your journey home, now filled with unforgettable experiences, memories, and photos from England!

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