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Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Florence

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    • Adults (16+)
    • Children (5-15)
    • Infants (0-4)
from US$ 25.74 per person pp
    • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
    • Frequent departures – you won′t waste valuable time waiting for a bus
    • Commentary in 8 languages ensures you don′t miss a thing
    • Includes FREE travel on local services operated by ATAF and Li-nea
    • The perfect introduction to Florence
    • Two great routes and more than 30 stops cover all the main attractions
  • Overview

    Board a bright red open-top bus and discover fabulous Florence at your own pace on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour.

     You can jump on and off at will to see the attractions or go shopping. Your hop on hop off ticket is valid for 24hrs, 48hrs or 72hrs (as per option selected). 

    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. Jump off at the Arno River and cross the famous Ponte Vecchio or take time out at the Boboli Gardens.With over 30 stops covering all of Florence’s main attractions such as the Cathedral, Santa Croce, San Marco, Piazzale Michelangelo, this tour provides the perfect introduction to Florence.

    You can also check out the elegant boutiques of the Via Tornabuoni. And don’t forget to sample some delicious Florentine ice-cream!

    On this Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. Also, 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! There is Pre-recorded commentary on this tour. This tour covers routes - Line A and Line B. Some of the attractions covered are: 

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

    Click here for the route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary


    When does it run?



    Your ticket is valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours from the time you first board the bus.

    Start Time

    Buses depart between 9:00am and 4:30pm (Nov to Mar) and till 7:05pm (Apr to Nov), every 20 minutes to 2 hours

    Since this is an outdoor activity schedules might just change sometimes check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

    Meeting Point

    You may redeem the voucher at any of the bus stops.

    Ending Point

    You can get down at any of the designated stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Hop on hop off ticket 24hrs/48hrs/72 hrs (as per option selected)
    • Pre-recorded commentary in English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Japanese, Chinese
    • Disposable ear phones. You can plug into your preferred language
    • Wi-Fi and Walking Tour App is available
    • Free travel on local services operated by ATAF and Li-nea
    • Entrances
  • Please note

    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!)

    Florence City Sightseeing Italy tickets now include free travel on local services operated by ATAF and Li-nea only after your voucher has been exchanged on the bus for a City Sightseeing Italy ticket.

    You can the app of our local partner SIGHTSEEING EXPERIENCE which is available in 5 different languages and helps you to check your position on the city Sightseeing Map and easily see how to get to the nearest stop. You can even see the bus position in real time and check the waiting time for the next bus at each stop.  Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Line A Stops from no. 12 to no. 17 will be temporarily suspended.

    Stop n. 1 (Line A) of CS Florence will be moved to Via Fiume 8/10.

    Stop n. 7 of Line A Pecori

    Giraldi, Stop n.16 of Line A and Stop n.15 of Line A will remain suspended under further notice.

    Stops n. 21, 22 and 23 of Line B will be operational.

    Stop 19, Piazzale delle Cascine of Line B will remain suspended from Nov to March

    Stop 20, Shelly Cascine of Line B will remain suspended from Nov to March.

    Sunday September 29th, due to a sport event, Line A and Line B of City Sightseeing Florence will begin at 1 p.m.

    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

    • Very good service

      As the bus does stop at the train station I find it strange that small luggage is not permitted. I fully understand large bags cannot be accommodated but carry on luggage should be cons...

      Deborah Young, Canada
    • Excellent tour of florence

      On our recent visit to Florence we booked a 48 hour buds pass for the hop on hop off tour. Overall we really loved this way of exploring the city. However we did find the commentary har...

      Leanne Brooks, United Kingdom
    • Average

      I think these tours could be made much more fun and with more interaction from staff on the bus. Also both roots when in exactly the same route for half of their journey so seems pointl...

      Vicky Loveard, United Kingdom
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      Amanda Sanders, 13/Nov/2019
    • Really enjoyed the tour. Some great sightseeing opportunities and some interesting places.

      Claire Whitwell, 06/Nov/2019
    • Perfect!!! This place is full of magic.

      Lore-Annt Figueroa, 06/Nov/2019
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