York, England

York is a vibrant city catering to the needs and entertainment of its citizens and millions of visitors although carries you to an ancient atmosphere rich of historical events. It's also the ecclesiastical capital of the Church of England, the Archbishop of York being second only to the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Lord Mayor of this medieval city enjoys the same status as his counterpart in London, and the Duke of York title is given to the second eldest son of Britain's Sovereign. It's also home to York Minster, the largest medieval church in England, as well as the longest circuit of medieval city walls, nearly three miles long and offering marvelous views of the city. Wall walking is in fact a great way to escape the usually crowded streets below, as is a time spent boating along the River Ouse.