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

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

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

    Accademia Gallery Tour: 1 hour

  • Start time

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

    Accademia Gallery Tour: 10.00am, 4.30pm 

  • Meeting Point

    You must exchange the voucher at the office (Via de' Castellani 18/red) to redeem the tickets

    Please arrive at least 20 minutes before the start time with your passport or ID card, including children (photos on mobiles are accepted).

  • Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy the artistic side of Florence with this hop-on, hop-off and guided tour combo
  • Explore the city at your own pace over 24 or 48 hours with the bus
  • Hop on and off as you wish to visit your favourite attractions
  • Discover some of the masterpieces from Renaissance at Accademia Gallery
  • Get up close with works by Michaelangelo, Boticelli and more
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

Surrender yourself to Florence’s artistic essence with this lovely combo - a Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour valid for 24 or 48 hours and a Guided Tour of Galleria dell'Accademia. Enjoy 

HOP-ON, HOP-OFF BUS - 

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. What’s more? With sightseeing experience, you get FREE a walking tour of the center, audio guide available in 8 languages on the bus and access to public transport from ATAF and Li-nea, literally taking care of all your transport needs!

Attractions Covered

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

GALLERIA DELL'ACCADEMIA 

A must-do for every art connoisseur, the Accademia Gallery is one of the top tourist hot spots of Florence. The gallery boasts Michelangelo's staggering Statue of David, among his other works like an unfinished series called “Prisoners,” similar to the unfinished “Slaves” in the Louvre, and an unfinished statue of Saint Matthew. Admire paintings by artists such as Botticelli, Ghirlandaio and Uccello, as well as a plaster of Giambologna's “Rape of the Sabine Women” at the famed gallery! Maximum 10 people will be allowed in one group for the Uffizi Gallery Tour and radio headsets will be provided to listen your guide.

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.

Inclusions

  • 24 or 48-hour Florence hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • Audio guide offered in 8 languages on the bus
  • Priority entrance ticket for Accademia Gallery
  • Professional tour guide and radio headsets
  • FREE WiFi on buses

Exclusions

  • Entrances, unless specified

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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!)

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

Your Accademia Gallery ticket is valid for the date you choose on the calendar while booking the ticket. Following the tour you can explore the gallery freely, but you will be required to return your headset to your guide.

We recommend exchanging the voucher for tickets well ahead of time to avoid last minute rush. 

The Line B buses run at 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm, however it is currently suspended.

Customer Reviews

  • 3
    Great way to see a lot of Florence
    10/03/2017 Richard Wiseman, United States
  • 3
    Excellent guided tour
    02/14/2017 Rosi Deamo,

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