Recent Searches
Clear

Learn more about our Covid-19 response.

Read More

Learn more about our Covid-19 response.

Read More

Top York Sightseeing Tours

Saved to wishlist!
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in York. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials
Historical Tours
Private Sightseeing Tours
Cultural Tours
Day Trips
Full-day Tours
City Tours
Day Cruises
Private and Luxury
Cruises & Sailing
Walking Tours
More

39 results | All York Tours

Sort by:Featured

City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

star-4.5
110
Journey back in time on a hop-on hop-off bus tour of York, England’s quintessential medieval town. Your flexible 24-hour ticket enables you build a custom itinerary of York’s main attractions such as The Stonebow, Clifford’s Tower, Museum Gardens and more. With unobstructed views from the open-top viewing deck and 20 possible stops around town, you have the best of the city at your fingertips.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$22.71
From
$22.71
Taking safety measures

24 Hour City Sightseeing and City Cruises York Ticket

24 Hour City Sightseeing and City Cruises York Ticket

star-4.5
48
Ideal for travelers looking for the flexibility to determine their own itinerary, the York Pass provides access to a number of the region’s top attractions, including The Deep, Beningbrough Hall, and more. Don’t worry about buying individual admission tickets; instead, use the convenient and hassle-free York Pass to save time on the day, allowing you more time to enjoy the sights.
More
  • 1 to 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$68.13
From
$68.13
Taking safety measures

York Walls Private Walking Tour

York Walls Private Walking Tour

star-5
66
Uncover the medieval marvels of historic York on a bespoke walking tour with a private guide. Learn about York’s rich history as you walk around the centuries-old walls, pose for photos with a backdrop of the city or visit the wall museums (not included). Your private tour is yours to customize as you please, so you could also pay a visit to York Castle, stroll down the atmospheric The Shambles or take a peek inside the magnificent York Minster.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$78.07
Price varies by group size
From
$78.07
Price varies by group size

York Carriage Awaits - Socially Distanced Tours of York

York Carriage Awaits - Socially Distanced Tours of York

star-4.5
15
See York in a different way—via an environmentally-friendly pedicab. With a local guide, explore the highlights of the city including Minster Yard, King's Manor, Exhibition Square, Bootham Bar, and more. Choose from two lengths of tours, depending on how much time you have and how much you’d like to see.
More
  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$72.80
per group
From
$72.80
per group

Private Historical Walking Tour of York

Private Historical Walking Tour of York

star-5
963
Get a comprehensive tour of York combined with personalized attention on this private excursion. Your dedicated guide will tailor the tour's stops and commentary to your private group's interests. Learn all about York's history, culture, architecture, and people as you walk.
More
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$200.18
per group
From
$200.18
per group

York Walking Tour including York Minster

York Walking Tour including York Minster

star-5
17
Delve into England’s colorful history and admire architecture dating back to the Middle Ages on this morning or afternoon York walking tour. Follow a guide through the streets of York and discover landmarks including Bedern Hall, Clifford’s Tower, Fairfax House, King’s Manor, the Multangular Tower, St. Mary’s Abbey, Stonegate, and St. William’s College. Hear how Emperor Constantine, Guy Fawkes, and Richard III shaped modern York, and learn of the English Reformation as you explore York Minster.
More
  • 2 hours
From
$28.19
From
$28.19

Romans, Vikings and Medieval Marvels: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in York

Romans, Vikings and Medieval Marvels: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in York

star-3.5
14
Explore an extraordinary 2,000 years of history on this walk through the City of York. You'll experience Roman, Viking and medieval York, see all the sights of the City, including some of the great buildings of the world - and some less expected ones. As you walk you'll learn the history of this great City, and the central role it played in the history of England. From its humble beginnings as a riverside Roman settlement, to its turbulent takeover by the Vikings, and on to its thriving medieval period. You’ll hear about kings and queens, and the lives of ordinary people and hear stories of invasions, executions, personal sacrifice, floods and even ghosts. So, if you’re visiting York, uncover some of the great figures and lesser known characters that have shaped this beautiful city by the River Ouse. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
More
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
From
$5.99
From
$5.99

Private 2-Hour York Walking Tour

Private 2-Hour York Walking Tour

star-5
10
See York the way you want on a private, fully customizable walking tour of the history-steeped city. With your private guide, tailor your itinerary from start to finish according to your interests. Admire York Minster, the City Gates, and Clifford’s Tower; stroll around ruined St. Mary’s Abbey; or delve into the cobbled lanes to absorb the landmarks on route and learn their stories and secrets.
More
  • 2 hours
From
$113.54
Price varies by group size
From
$113.54
Price varies by group size

Instagrammable York History Experience

Instagrammable York History Experience

star-5
8
The tour is brand new for 2019 but is already picking up amazing reviews. It is especially aimed at those who are looking to have an enjoyable, entertaining walking tour combined with a focus on capturing the magic of the beautiful city of York for your memories & social media posts. The tour lasts 3 hours and takes you off the beaten track into areas that visitors often miss. You will learn some history and experience some wonderful sights and you will make a connection with the city that will stay with you. I believe in creating intimate experiences & moments that stay with you. The maximum group size I normally work with is limited to 10 people. This ensures that everyone stays involved & engaged with the tour & you can ask as many questions as you like. It also means there is always someone to help you to create your images with tips on how to capture the perfect shot or to take shots of you against some stunning backdrops that will get plenty of reaction on social media.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$21.29
Price varies by group size
From
$21.29
Price varies by group size

Private Viking Walk of York

Private Viking Walk of York

star-5
6
Learn about York's history and legends on a 2-hour Viking walking tour with a private guide, Sigwulf. You'll walk through town to see historical landmarks and listen to stories from the Viking days. Departure time is flexible to suit your preferences.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$78.07
Price varies by group size
From
$78.07
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

York Afternoon Tea Cruise

York Afternoon Tea Cruise

star-4.5
40
Combine two activities in one—a leisurely river cruise, plus traditional afternoon tea—on this sightseeing tour. Board the Captain James Cook in central York, and wend your way down the River Ouse. As you go, admire the city’s scenic riverbanks while also indulging in finger sandwiches, scones and pastries, plus tea and coffee (upgrade to add a prosecco accompaniment to your afternoon tea). You’ll also see the opulent Bishopthorpe Palace, home to the Archbishop of York.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$40.45
From
$40.45
Taking safety measures

Ouse River Sightseeing Cruise in York

Ouse River Sightseeing Cruise in York

star-4.5
342
See the historic city of York from a different perspective during a 45-minute or 1-hour cruise on the Ouse River. Relax during a leisurely sail, accompanied by commentary that details the history and culture of York, and enjoy unobstructed views of landmarks such as Clifford’s Tower and the York Museum and Gardens. Choose from several departure times to suit your schedule.
More
  • 45 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$16.32
From
$16.32
Taking safety measures

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems™: Best of York PRIVATE Tour

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems™: Best of York PRIVATE Tour

star-5
1
Centuries-old buildings, traditions everywhere, and a lively atmosphere; York is a magical place! Join the local host of your choice on a tour that has it all. From a sight of the best highlights the city has to offer to the discovery of unique spots only the locals know about - this experience brings together the best of both worlds! Enjoy the city to the max and hear more about the origin of York as you see the city’s main landmarks.This private tour will show you the city through the eyes of your local host.Each one of them has carefully created a unique itinerary based on their interests and passions.And while the landmarks might be the same, the stories, points of view and hidden gems will vary according to the host of your choice. Follow your host to one of their favorite spots and enjoy a tasting selected by them, for you.This is the perfect time to ask your host more about their life in their city and to get recommendations about the top things the locals like to do in York.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$64.85
Price varies by group size
From
$64.85
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Ghost Tour of York

Private Ghost Tour of York

star-5
38
Designed for travelers with a historical interest in the supernatural, this private 2-hour ghost tour of York — one of the most haunted cities in the world — allows you to customize your itinerary to suit you. Choose to visit sites with countless reports of ghost sightings, including York Minster, The Shambles, and The York Dungeon, and listen to frightening tales rooted in York’s 2,000-year-old history. The start time and location of your tour is up to you.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$78.07
Price varies by group size
From
$78.07
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Day Trip to Whitby and the North York Moors from York

Private Day Trip to Whitby and the North York Moors from York

star-5
5
The North Yorkshire Moors National Park is one of England’s most enchanting destinations, but it can be hard to get around without your own transport. This private full-day tour from York includes a visit to the seaside town of Whitby, a steam train ride across the wild Yorkshire Moors, and stops in traditional market towns such as Pickering and Helmsley.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$560.66
per group
From
$560.66
per group

Exclusive York - Private Socially Distanced Walking Tour

Exclusive York - Private Socially Distanced Walking Tour

star-5
12
Why follow the crowds? Explore York at your own pace in the company of one of our expert, fully qualified and licensed guides. Delve deep into the medieval maze and discover secret corners few other visitors get to see. This is an entirely personal service - once you have made your booking we will get in touch to arrange where to come and meet you (such as any city centre landmark or hotel). We will ensure you don't miss any of the highlights - including the world-famous Minster, medieval city walls and Shambles - but if you have any particular areas of interest, please get in touch. It's your tour and we want you to see York your way! PLEASE NOTE - OUR VISITORS' SAFETY IS OF PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCE AND WE PLEDGE TO FOLLOW ALL CURRENT GUIDELINES ON SOCIAL DISTANCING AND DISEASE PREVENTION.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$131.02
per group
From
$131.02
per group
Taking safety measures

Ouse River 1-Hour Early Evening Cruise from York

Ouse River 1-Hour Early Evening Cruise from York

star-4.5
107
See the historic city of York from a different perspective during an Ouse River cruise. Setting off in the early evening, sail past ancient landmarks and quaint riverside villages, all the while learning about the area’s Roman and Viking heritage. Keep warm in the heated saloon, where alcoholic drinks, warm beverages, and snacks can be purchased at your own expense.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
From
$17.74
From
$17.74
Taking safety measures

Private Walking Tour: York City Highlights and York Minster

Private Walking Tour: York City Highlights and York Minster

star-5
1
With rich Roman and Viking history, and beautiful architecture, York is widely considered among England’s must-see cities—but exploring independently means you may miss its hidden secrets. On this tour, follow your private guide through historic York and find out what makes the city special. Explore top attractions like Clifford's Tower, the Jorvik Viking Centre, the Roman walls, and St Mary’s Abbey, and enjoy sweeping views along the River Ouse.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$259.28
Price varies by group size
From
$259.28
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Tour - Whitby and The North York Moors Day Trip from York

Private Tour - Whitby and The North York Moors Day Trip from York

star-5
2
The North York Moors National Park and Whitby make ideal day trips from bustling York, but organizing your itinerary and travel arrangements independently can be time-consuming. On this private tour, reach both sites with ease from your York hotel. Discover top attractions including 7th-century Whitby Abbey, and see the best of England’s beautiful northern countryside in a comfortable maximum group size of 15.
More
  • 8 hours 15 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$546.46
per group
From
$546.46
per group
Taking safety measures

Private Roman Tour of York

Private Roman Tour of York

Explore Roman York, at your own pace with your own personal tour guide! This is a new private bespoke tour run by York Walls Tours - with over 100 5 star reviews for our other tours on Trip Advisor! Your private guide will take you on a informative and entertaining trip around York, discovering its fascinating Roman past, where for over 300 years the most dangerous province in the entire Roman Empire was governed from. Learn about the emperors who visited (and died here!), discover lost sites missed by tourists and explore the extraordinary history of this most iconic of Roman Cities, from Dark age battles to lost legions, crazed emperors to gladiator cemetaries, the private Roman tour of York has it all!
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$78.07
From
$78.07
Taking safety measures

Withlocals City Kickstart Tour: York with a Private Local Guide

Withlocals City Kickstart Tour: York with a Private Local Guide

Discover one of London’s most vibrant neighborhoods—and enjoy a dose of nightlife adventures—on this two-in-one, private tour. Meet your guide in the early evening, and head to Soho: long home to writers, bohemians, and the LGBTQ community. You’ll enjoy drinks at multiple watering holes, from trendy craft beer bars to classic jazz clubs. You’ll also spot historical highlights, including a recording studio used by The Beatles.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$35.49
Price varies by group size
From
$35.49
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

70-Minute York Evening River Cruise

70-Minute York Evening River Cruise

star-3.5
26
Set sail on a romantic evening cruise along the Ouse River and see York’s historic landmarks from the water. Sip a glass of Prosecco or non-alcholic beverage (depending on the ticket option) as you glide past the illuminated city skyline, and admire the riverside parks and buildings lit up by the boat’s floodlights.
More
  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$21.29
From
$21.29
Taking safety measures

Private York City Guided Tour

Special Offer

Private York City Guided Tour

A unique tour looking at all aspects of York's history and architecture. From the arrival of the Romans to the glory days of the Georgian wealthy, our guide will show you hidden streets, forgotten gems such as the many guilds of York, and Historic, Real Ale houses and churches hidden in plain sight. Uncover the truth behind some of Yorks more famous land marks, and take you to places sometimes missed by tourists, to ensure you really get to know York, its history and those who walked there before you.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$13.63
$17.03
$3.40 savings
From
$13.63
$17.03
$3.40 savings
Taking safety measures

Castle Howard and Fountains Abbey Private Day Trip from York

Castle Howard and Fountains Abbey Private Day Trip from York

star-5
2
Visiting Castle Howard and Fountains Abbey in a day from York is near-impossible without car rental. This private tour makes it easy, with private transport and a driver-guide to take you via scenic routes and introduce sights and photo ops along the way. Visit Castle Howard before exploring UNESCO-listed Fountains Abbey and the adjoining water gardens of Studley Royal Park, all at your own pace. Entrance fees at own expense.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$560.66
per group
From
$560.66
per group

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Sightseeing Tours in York?
Q:
What Sightseeing Tours in York are 1 hour or less?
Q:
What Sightseeing Tours in York are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What Sightseeing Tours in York are good for avoiding crowds?