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City Sightseeing Genoa: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

Instant confirmation E-Voucher

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    24 hours and 48 hours (take your pick)

  • Start time

    Coastline Route (Blue line): 10am to 5:15pm, every 20-30 minutes.

    Historical Route (Red line): 10:15am to 4:15pm, every 20-30 minutes

    The timetable is available in the Useful Downloads section.

  • Meeting Point
    You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.
  • Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.

Key Highlights

  • Discover enchanting, historical Genoa; the gorgeous Old Port, the steep hills and multiple palaces
  • Hop off for a visit to the numerous stunning palaces and museums, as well as the famous lighthouse
  • Audio commentary is available in multiple languages!
  • Stay connected and share your experience with family and friends with FREE WiFi onboard
  • Flexible, affordable and convenient sightseeing with the luxury to customize your own itinerary
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted


Welcome to Genoa, the hilly capital of Liguria. Here you will find stunning palaces coexisting alongside tall, brightly coloured houses all contained within ancient, crumbling city walls. Genoa is known as the birthplace of explorer Christopher Columbus as well as known for its delicious seafood, in Genoa you can immerse yourself in the old-world atmosphere that resides on the narrow alleyways lined with artistic buildings.

On this hop on hop off tour, you are free to create your own sightseeing itinerary. You can hop on at any of Genoa’s stops and hop off whenever you want to visit one of the attractions. 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. Audio commentary is provided in an array of languages.

Some of the attractions you would see:

  • Genoa Aquarium
  • Via Garibaldi
  • Piazza Fontane Marose
  • Piazza de Ferrari
  • Caravelle - Piazza della Vittoria
  • Boccadasse
  • Columbus’ House
  • Stazione Brignole 
  • Via XX Settembre

You may hop on and hop off at any of the above mentioned stops at your convenience and then hop back again when the next bus comes along.

You can see the map and timetable in the Useful Downloads section.


  • 24 hours/48 hours Hop-on, Hop-off ticket (as per option chosen)
  • Audio-guide on board the bus in Italian, English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese
  • Self-Guided Walking tour available in 6 languages 
  • Free wifi
  • Assistance on board
  • Assistance at the Visitor Center City Sightseeing Genova


  • Entrance to attractions, unless specified

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Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Genoa is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

FREE walking tour offered is seasonal, for more details please contact our activity operator staff while presenting your voucher. 

Stops and times are subject to change. The updated map will be available on the bus.

Customer Reviews

  • Amanda Marksbury

    As Above

  • Doreen Mowery

    There were two routes to see. Easy to locate the stops. It was raining. It would have been nice if they would wipe the wet seats down, but it really wasn't that bad. We enjoyed the many sites.

  • Viola Stoyanova



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