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Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Florence

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Key Highlights
  • Smartphone Vouchers Accepted – No need to print!
  • Three great routes and more than 30 stops cover all the main attractions
  • 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
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



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

    Start time

    Line A
    First departure: 9:00am
    Last departure:
    From Nov to March: 4:30pm
    From April to Oct: 6:00pm
    Frequency: 20 to 60 minutes
    Full Loop: 60 minutes
    Line B
    First departure:
    From Nov to March: 10:15am
    From April to Oct: 10:05am
    Last departure: From March to April: 5:05pm
    From April to June: 6:05pm
    From July to Sep: 7:05pm
    From Oct to Nov: 5:05pm
    From Nov to March: 2:15pm
    Frequency: 60 minutes to 2 hours
    Full Loop: 2 hours

    Meeting Point

    Stop number 1, City Sightseeing Florence, Line A. 

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

    Ending Point

    You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops mentioned as per your convenience.

  • Overview & Itinerary

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

    Florence is packed with glorious treasures – stunning art, architecture, palaces, churches and more – and sightseeing here can be tiring. But this flexible 48-hour ticket makes it really easy.

    There are three great routes (Line A,B & C), with more than 30 stops at convenient locations, and you can jump on and off at will to see the attractions or go shopping. An informative commentary in eight languages is included.

    There’s so much to see and do! Hop off at Piazzale Michelangelo for breathtaking city panoramas. 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.

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

    Click here for the winter tour map

    Click here for the summer map


    On this Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. 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.

    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.

    Florence Hop on Hop off Tour (Line A)- Some of the stops are:
    • Via Fiume (8/10)
    • Libertàa
    • Donatello
    • Beccaria
    • Santa Crocei
    • Teatro Verdi
    • Ferrucci
    • Michelangelo
    • Galileo
    • Villa Cora
    • Porta Romana – viale Petrarca
    • Piazza Tasso

    Florence Hop on Hop off Tour (Line B) - Some of the stops are :
    • Piazzale Michelangelo
    • Ferrucci
    • Lungarno Serristori Demidoff
    • Grazie
    • Zecca Vecchia
    • Lungo l’Africo
    • Righi (Ostello)
    • San Domenico
    • Regresso
    • Fiesole
    • Regresso
    • San Domenico
    • Righi (Ostello
    • Stadio
    • Matteotti
    • Libertà
    • La Pira
    • Leopolda
    • Piazzale delle Cascine
    • Shelly Cascine
    • Vittorio Veneto
    • Curtatone
    • Soderini
    • Tasso
    • Porta Romana
    • Macchiavelli
    • Galileo

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Pre-recorded 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
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Meals
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

    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 download FREE APP of our local partner called SIGHTSEEING EXPERIENCE; it is available in 5 different languages and helps you to check your position on the city Sightseeing Map, so that you can easily see how to get to the nearest stop. You can even see the bus position in real time of all our buses and check the waiting time for the next bus at each stop. You can download it on Google play or App store.

    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, will remain suspended under further notice.

    Stop no.16 of Line A  will remain suspended until further notice. 

    Effective since 22 Nov 18, stop n. 15 of Line A won’t be functional and 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.

    Additional info

    Two of the buses have ramps and are therefore fully wheelchair accessible

    Only one wheelchair per bus for both electrical and manual because the buses have only one place on the lower floor. The driver can only help you to raise and lower the chair.

    The access to the bus is permitted for little and medium domestic animals under the discretion of the driver. Using 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, awkward bags, big backpacks or bulky baggage on board the City Sightseeing buses.

    Please click here to see the distance between the old Stop 1 of Line A and the new Stop 1 of Line A.

  • Customer Reviews
    • Such an awesome day trip that flys by!

      Great tour that is timely and includes a lot for the day. Lunch with amazing views and great wine. Would definitely recommend! Olivia our guide was awesome!! Super friendly and...

      Meha Bhargava, United States, 26/May/2018
    • Best way to see Florence in a short period of time


      Susan Betancourt, United States, 22/May/2018
    • Excellent introduction to Florence

      This is an excellent way of seeing the sights of Florence and well worth buying a Two day ticket.The trip to Fiesole was beautiful, with stunning views and good cafes for ...

      JEAN WIDDOWSON, United Kingdom, 14/May/2018
    • Very easy purchasing the tickets

      Colin Harvey, United States, 21/May/2019
    • The people running the bus were friendly for the most part.

      Louis Matino, United States, 28/Apr/2019
    • To rushed not driving slowly so it feels
      Like driving on normal bus

      Eon Toit, South Africa, 28/Apr/2019

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