York, located in the northeast of England, is an ancient walled city that was founded by the Romans. Famed for its vast thirteenth-century cathedral, complete with working bell towers and medieval stained glass windows, it attracts visitors from across the world. The City Walls which follow the River Ouse are also a key attraction, along with the Monk Bar gate houses. There are hundreds of museums, galleries and cultural attractions to enjoy, along with retail hotspots, stately homes and beautiful countryside in the surrounding area. And to top it off, you'll also find some truly excellent Italian restaurants in York, perfect for refuelling after a busy day of sightseeing and activities.