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City Sightseeing Genoa: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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  • 1 Guest
    • Adult (16+)
    • Child (5-15)
    • Infant (0-4)
from US$ 20.86 per person pp
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Key Highlights

  • Discover enchanting, historical Genoa; the gorgeous Old Port, the steep hills and multiple palaces
  • Hop off for a visit to the numerous stunning palaces and museums, as well as the famous lighthouse
  • Choose between a 24-hour and a 48-hour ticket
  • Overview

    Welcome to Genoa, the hilly capital of Liguria. Here you will find stunning palaces coexisting alongside tall, brightly coloured houses all contained within ancient, crumbling city walls. Genoa is known as the birthplace of explorer Christopher Columbus as well as for its delicious seafood, in Genoa you can immerse yourself in the old-world atmosphere that resides on the narrow alleyways lined with artistic buildings.

    On this hop on hop off tour, you are free to create your own sightseeing itinerary. You can hop on at any of Genoa’s stops and hop off whenever you want to visit one of the attractions. 

    Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops. Audio commentary is provided in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian and a special kids commentary.

    Some of the attractions you would see:

    • Piazza Caricamento
    • Piazza Fontane Marose  
    • Piazza de Ferrari
    • Caravelle – Piazza della Vittoria 
    • Stazione Brignole 
    • Via XX Settembre

    Download the tour route map

    You may hop on and hop off at any of the above mentioned stops at your convenience and then hop back again when the next bus comes along.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Apr - Oct: Daily


    24 hour and 48 hours (take your pick)

    Start time

    First departure: 9:30am
    Last departure: 4:30pm (5:20pm on Sat & Sun)
    Frequency: 20-30 minutes
    Full Loop: 60 minutes

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 24-hour/48-hour hop on hop off ticket with unlimited travel
    • Pre-recorded audio commentary in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish & Russian
    • Kids commentary in Italian & English


    • Entrances
  • Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 24 hours/48 hours from that time.

    The duration and frequency of the tour are subject to change.

    Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Wheelchair access available.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking. 

    Additional info

    The access to the bus is permitted for little and medium domestic animals under the discretion of the driver. Using muzzle and leash is mandatory and the holder must assure that the pet carrier is not in a poor state or that it does not contain food. The owner or the holder of the animal is liable for any damage caused by the animal.For safety reasons it is strictly forbidden to bring luggage, awkward bags, big backpacks or bulky baggage on board the City Sightseeing buses.
  • Customer Reviews
    • I discovered a hidden gem

      First visit to Genoa, arrived not mowing much about the city but I was captivated by its elegant splendour. Visiting on a Sunday with no working traffic was an added bonus. The...

      Adrian D Wilkes, United Kingdom
    • Genoa tour

      Easy way to get around, convenient...

      GM Scott, South Africa
    • Experience in Genoa

      The trajectory gives us a quick view of the main landmarks of this small and nice city....

      Beatriz Silva, Portugal
    • No difficulties - but wasn’t aware this was Viator but used them for 3 other activities!

      John Morris, United Kingdom, 31/Aug/2019
    • Good service. Would recommend selling water on buses as the weather has been very hot.

      Susan Lewis, Canada, 09/Jul/2019
    • Everyone very helpful . No issue with communication.

      Robert Vidotto, Australia, 18/Apr/2019