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Florence Hop On Hop Off Tours

Florence, compact but a city that packs a tourist punch! The centre of the Renaissance movement, classic in style and waiting to be explored. Every nook and corner. Book Florence hop-on hop-off bus tickets and tours and spend between 1 and 3 days exploring this Tuscan gem. You can either sit back on the open-top bus, take in the sights, and relax, or just let the city come to you as you head out on the city tour. Or you can hop-off where and when you choose. Look, there's the Duomo in all its glory. Or the world-renowned galleries of Accademia and Uffizi to hop off and explore. Perhaps you want to head over to Ponte Vecchio and see along the Arno River? The choices are endless with a Hop on Hop Off Florence Bus Tour, and the beauty is you decide where you want to go. Come on, Florence is calling! Go tour, explore, enjoy, and discover.
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Our tips for Hop On Hop Off

  • Plan your itinerary. To make the most of the hop-on hop-off Florence tour, we recommend planning your itinerary in advance by checking the route map and attractions covered in the tour.
  • Listen to the commentary. Florence sightseeing tours are accompanied by audio-guided commentary to offer interesting information about the attractions. The audio guide is available in multiple languages. Make sure to listen to the commentary carefully for insider information.
  • Check the weather. The weather can be unpredictable in Florence. For sunny days, bring sunscreen, hat and sunglasses. For rainy days, a raincoat or an umbrella is a must.
  • Check the discounts. To avoid peak pricing and get the best discounts on hop-on hop-off bus Florence tours, keep checking our website for additional perks. Booking your ticket in advance ensures that you get the best deal.
  • Ask questions. Don’t hesitate to ask questions from your tour guide to make the most of your journey.

Good to know

The capital city of Tuscany is known for its Renaissance architecture and rich history. Also recognised as the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence was home to renowned artists and visionaries like Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Dante Alighieri who created a lasting legacy that continues to be admired by art enthusiasts to this day. That’s why it got the title "Cradle of the Renaissance."

The prominent Medici family belonged to Florence during the Renaissance and they contributed immensely to the arts and culture. The center of Florence is recognised as the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1982.

Florence has several UNESCO World Heritage sites like the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Uffizi Gallery that showcase cultural treasures. Hop-on hop-off Florence tours are designed to cover such iconic landmarks so that tourists can cover major attractions in a convenient and flexible way.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is a hop-on hop-off tour in Florence?

    A hop-on hop-off tour is a well-liked option for exploring Florence, as it involves boarding an open-top bus and alighting and reboarding at designated stops along a set route. This grants you the freedom to explore the city at your own pace, disembarking at the attractions you wish to see and hopping back on when you're ready to continue your journey.

  • Q: What is the best time to book Florence hop-on hop-off tour?

    The peak tourist season in Florence lasts from April to June and September to October. During this time, hop-on hop-off Florence tours are in huge demand, so it is advisable to book them in advance to ensure availability.

  • Q: What is the typical duration of a hop-on hop-off tour?

    The length of a hop-on hop-off tour in Florence may vary based on the route and operator, but generally, it takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours to complete one full loop without disembarking. However, the total duration of your tour will depend on how long you spend at each stop and how many times you choose to hop on and off the bus.

  • Q: Can I purchase tickets in advance?

    Indeed, numerous hop-on hop-off tour operators in Florence provide the option to buy tickets in advance, either online or at designated ticket offices. Purchasing tickets in advance can save you time and guarantee your spot on the tour, particularly during peak tourist seasons.

  • Q: What are the different attractions covered in a Florence hop-on hop-off tour?

    Florence hop-on hop-off tours cover key attractions of the city including Galileo Beccaria, Santa Crocei, Teatro Verdi, Villa Cora, Porta Romana – viale Petrarca, Piazzale Michelangelo, Righi (ostello), Certosa, Rotonda Barbetti, and Via Fabbroni.

  • Q: Can I combine different tours with a hop-on hop-off Florence tour?

    Yes, there are combo tours available such as Hop-On, Hop-Off And Uffizi Gallery Tour and Hop-On, Hop-Off And Accademia Gallery Tour. These are 24 or 48 h tours that take you through major attractions of the city along with admission and guided tours to hotspots like Uffizi Gallery and Accademia Gallery.

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