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Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Livorno

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Highlights

  • Explore Livorno on an open-top double-decker bus and get unobstructed views of its famous landmarks
  • Fun, convenient and great value for money!

Overview

One of the most popular, fun and informative ways to tour Livorno is by the classic double-decker, hop-on, hop-off guided bus tour. Sit on top and enjoy the open air view or ride inside in air-conditioned or heated comfort as your knowledgeable guide points out landmarks and shares the rich history of this beautiful region with you.

Livorno, the Tuscan gateway to the Mediterranean Sea, is crossed by canals and situated by the seaside. With convenient stops at all major landmarks and attractions, this tour allows you the freedom to plan your itinerary. The main sights of Livorno include the Monument of the Four Turks, dedicated to Grand Duke Ferdinand I De Medici of Tuscany and which is one of the most important monuments of Livorno. See the Piazza Grande, the Teatro Goldini and the impressive Piazza della Repubblica. This square is also a bridge, making the Piazza della Repubblica the largest bridge in Europe.

Hop-on or hop-off as often as you like to explore, dine and shop at Livorno’s major attractions. When you're ready to continue, just hop back on the bus.

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Itinerary

On this Livorno Hop-On Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With a number of stops covering all of Livorno’s main attractions such as Piazza Grande, Quattro Mori, Terrazza Mascagni, Piazza Grande and Cisternone, this tour provides the perfect introduction to this Mediterranean getaway city.

Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off from the open-top double-decker bus as many times as you like at any of the designated stops. Entrance fee is not included to any of the attractions.

Sit back, relax and listen to your professional multilingual guide who gives you a running commentary of the sights you see along the way. You can choose to sit though the entire narrated tour, or can hop on and hop off as and when you wish.

The highlights of the tour include:

  • Capolinea Via Cogorano(Piazza Grande): The tour starts from this place although you can board it any of the 9 designated stops along the way. Piazza Grande is a prominent feature of Livorno, now bordered with modern buildings.

  • Quattro Mori: An emblem of Livorno, this monument is located in front of Port Medicio and Old Wharf. It comprises of a statue of Grand Duke Ferdinando II sculpted in marble and four chained prisoners depicted by bronze statues.

  • Terrazza Mascagni: The Mascagni Terrace is the most beautiful and eloquent walkway divided by a handrail from the sea. The evocative walk away is named after Pietro Mascagni.

  • Ardenza Mare: A coastal area in the Ardenza district, Ardenza Mare is a famous summer meeting place for everyone, as well as a hot spot for the afternoon strolls throughout the year.

  • Santuario de Montenero: This holy church was built in honour of Our Lady of the Graces and is a marked pilgrimage destination.

  • Stazione Funicolare: A funicular railway

  • Museo Villa Fabbricotti: Located inside the Villa Fabbricotti park, this museum comprises of collections of Fattori paintings and the other Macchiaioli painters during the mid-19th century, with an objective to subdue the academic restrictions.

  • Piazza Cavour: Piazza Cavour is another famous Livorno square where two major roads converge connecting Piazza Grande with square Attias. It is the new center of the city's traffic. Teatro-Goldoni nearby is the most significant theatre of Livorno. It has some well preserved relics of Pietro Mascagni.

  • Piazza Grande: A square located centrally in Livorno housing important buildings like Palace Grande and the Cathedral. It was reconstructed after the second World War bombings.

  • Cisternone: A captivating Neoclassical building which was used to clean the water brought from the Colognole aqueduct to the city.

    You may hop on and hop off at any of the designated stops, sightseeing, shop or eat and then hop back again when the next bus comes along.

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    Reviews

    I booked a few hop on hop off tickets online prior to our recent Mediterranean cruise. Isango was definitely the best. The tour was very enjoyable and there was a guide on the... Mrs LA Citrine

    Great way to see a town/city whilst listening to a commentary through headphones. Amazing what you learn and notice from the bus. Really handy to hop on and off. Would recommend... Mrs Carole Rayner

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    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    21 Apr - 31 Oct: The tour operates when cruise ships are in dock

    Duration

    Your ticket is valid for 24 hours from the first use

    Start time

    Start time: From 10:00am. Buses run on an hourly basis
    Duration: Your ticket is valid for 24 hours from the first use.

    Meeting point

    The tour departs from Capolinea Via Cogorano (Piazza Grande); you can however board the bus from any of the designated stops

    Ending point

    You can get down at any of the designated stops

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    Inclusions

    • Hop-on Hop-off ticket
    • Transportation in an open-top double-decker bus
    • Multi lingual commentary in Italian, English and Spanish

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Entrance fees to any of the attractions covered by the route

    Do/Dont's

    Don’t forget to carry your camera Wear comfortable walking shoes

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    Please note

    Look for the bright red buses with the City Sightseeing logo on the side, accompanied by the name of the city. The buses also display, in contemporary style, illustration of key attractions of the city

    The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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

    No wheelchair access available.

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    Cancellation policy

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