Discover York's Legacy: In-App Audio Tour of the City Walls

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Travel by your own rules using the self-guided audio tour and explore York


  • Embark on a Self-Guided Audio Tour of York’s ancient city walls
  • Discover the storybook charm of Museum Gardens
  • Unravel the history of Vikings at the JORVIK Viking Centre
  • Feel the weight of history at Clifford's Tower
  • Admire the resilience of the Bar Convent


Unlock the centuries-old saga of York with this in-app audio tour, designed for history enthusiasts and cultural explorers. Embark on a narrative-rich excursion around the city's remarkable medieval walls, unveiling the legacy of those who protected, inhabited, and shaped this historic city. From the ancient ramparts, delve into stories of Roman legions, fierce Vikings, resolute Normans, and industrious medieval locals. The tour initiates at the lush Museum Gardens, guiding travelers on a path enshrined with tales of conquests and daily life from bygone eras, concluding at the commanding Micklegate Bar, the royal gateway to York. Along the route, traverse the entirety of the most intact city fortification in England, punctuated by vivid stories at stops such as the Multangular Tower, Baile Hill, and Clifford's Tower. The journey does more than just echo the past; it also intersects with vibrant modern-day York, ensuring a multi-layered experience. Highlights include serene park vistas with river overviews, close encounters with architectural marvels of different epochs, and access to hidden gardens. This audio voyage culminates in panoramic views that frame the iconic York Minster, etching an everlasting impression of the city's majestic heritage. Don't miss the opportunity to stand where sentries once watched and feel the enduring pulse of York's storied walls. HOW IS THE TOUR GOING — Stay flexible: join the tour whenever you want and explore the sights as long as you like. — Enjoy the tour even offline: all audio tours are tested for high quality and easy navigation.


Downloadable Self-Guided Audio Tour on the WeGoTrip app in English

Important Information

  • The audio tour is available only on the WeGoTrip app. You will get a link to download it by email and SMS

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