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City Sightseeing Florence: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus + Uffizi Gallery Tour

  • When does it run?

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: Daily

    Uffizi Gallery Tour: Daily except First Sunday of every month

  • Start time

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: 9:30 am - 4:30pm, every 30 - 60 minutes - depending on the season

    Uffizi Gallery Tour: 
    Up to March 31, 2020: 4:15pm
    April 1, 2020 onward: 11:15am

  • Duration

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours

    Uffizi Gallery Guided Tour: Approx. 1.5 hours

Inclusions
  • 24 or 48-hour Florence hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • Guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery in English or Spanish
  • Earphones for groups with more than 15 participants for the Uffizi tour
  • Skip-the-line and entrance fee for Uffizi Gallery
  • Multilingual Recorded commentary on the bus
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (16+)
  • Child (6-15)
  • Infant (0-5)

Key Highlights

  • Experience the best of Renaissance art with this combo
  • Explore Florence with a 24 or 48 hours hop-on, hop-off bus
  • Visit your favorite attractions - from Accademia Gallery to San Marco - with complete ease
  • Browse through one of the largest collections of Renaissance and Florentine art at Uffizi Gallery
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

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Surrender yourself to the magic of Renaissance with this lovely combo - a Florence Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour valid for 24 or 48 hours and a Guided Tour of the stunning Uffizi Gallery - housing one of the largest collections of Renaissance art. 

HOP-ON, HOP-OFF BUS - 24 or 48 Hours

Explore the historic city of Florence and surreal cultural vibrancy with this Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour from City Sightseeing. Valid for 24 or 48 hours, you can travel around the city at your own pace and visit your choice of attractions with minimal hassles. There’s so much to see and do! View the magnificent Cathedral (Duomo) and admire Michelangelo’s Statue of David at the Accademia Gallery. Art-lovers will enjoy the Uffizi Gallery or the churches of Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce. 

On this Tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary as 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 spread over two comprehensive routes. While one route runs at frequent intervals throughout the day, the other one runs thrice a day.

Attractions Covered

  • Beccaria 
  • Santa Crocei
  • Teatro Verdi
  • Villa Cora
  • Porta Romana – viale Petrarca
  • Piazza Tasso
  • Zecca Vecchia
  • Piazzale delle Cascine
  • Shelly Cascine
  • Porta Romana

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UFFIZI GALLERY - Approx. 1.5 Hours

Skip long lines and enjoy a hassle-free entry to Uffizi Gallery, the treasure house of Renaissance painting and sculpture and one of the foremost tourist attractions of Florence. A visual treat for art lovers across the world, the gallery houses the world’s single largest collection of Italian and Florentine art, and you can browse through works of Renaissance masters like Botticelli, Mantegna, Correggio, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo and Caravaggio!

NOTE: Your ticket is valid for the date you choose on the calendar while booking the ticket. You must redeem your tickets at least 1 hour before the tour is scheduled.

About the Supplier: In operation since 2003, City Sightseeing is one of the premier hop-on, hop-off operators in Italy - known for their easily-recognisable open-top red buses.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: Daily

    Uffizi Gallery Tour: Daily except First Sunday of every month

  • Duration

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours

    Uffizi Gallery Guided Tour: Approx. 1.5 hours

  • Start time

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: 9:30 am - 4:30pm, every 30 - 60 minutes - depending on the season

    Uffizi Gallery Tour: 
    Up to March 31, 2020: 4:15pm
    April 1, 2020 onward: 11:15am

  • Meeting Point

    Redeem your vouchers HERE:
    SIGHTSEEING EXPERIENCE VISITOR CENTER
    Inside the Santa Maria Novella Train Station (main hall)

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: You can hop on to the bus from any of the stops.

    Uffizi Gallery Tour: Make your way to the outside of the Door Number 1 of the Uffizi Gallery
    Redeem your vouchers at least 1 hour before your tour is scheduled.
    Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the departure time

  • Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • 24 or 48-hour Florence hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • Guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery in English or Spanish
  • Earphones for groups with more than 15 participants for the Uffizi tour
  • Skip-the-line and entrance fee for Uffizi Gallery
  • Multilingual Recorded commentary on the bus
  • Entrances, unless specified

Please note

COVID-19 update: If travel plans have changed because of COVID-19, you can postpone the use of your vouchers until 31 December 2020 as it will now be valid all year. If a customer’s voucher currently states a tour date of 16 March to 31 July, they will also be able to cancel their booking up until 31 July 2020, if alternative travel plans are not feasible.

Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

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

Our local partners do everything in their power to ensure the tours runs to schedule. However, Prague is a functioning city and weather, traffic, road closures and events may occasionally cause disruption.

You must redeem your tickets at least 1 hour before the tour is scheduled. Your Uffizi Gallery ticket is valid for the date you choose on the calendar while booking the ticket.

The Uffizi Gallery Tour does not operate on the first Sunday of every month during the winter season.

Children under 18 years of age must present ID proof or their passport at the entrance.

The Line B buses run at 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm.

Additional info

Two of the buses have ramps and are therefore wheelchair accessible however only one wheelchair per bus can be accommodated. The driver can only help you to raise and lower the chair.

Small to medium domestic animals may be permitted on board at the discretion of the driver. Using a 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, big backpacks or bulky baggage on board the City Sightseeing buses.

Customer Reviews

  • Great tour with educated guide
    Sinead Tobin, Ireland 05/23/2017
  • Doug Sinclair, United States 10/02/2017