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.
2-hour Viking walking tour of York
Learn about the city's Viking history and hear local legends
Enjoy a flexible departure time so you can fit this tour into your day
Private guide provides a more personalized experience
Your private tour starts at the time and location of your choice in York. After meeting your private guide, set off on your walk around town to hear about the city's Norman and Anglo-Scandinavian history.
Pass by various landmarks and historical sites as you listen to narration from your guide about how big the Viking influence was on York. You'll hear about the deeds of Vikings such as Eirik Bloodaxe, Ivar the Boneless, and Harald Hardaraada; find out the origins behind street names and what they mean; discover how the pagans helped shape the Christian church; and ponder how the Normans ever survived in the north.