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Florence Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Activities in Florence

Florence Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

  • English
  • 24, 48 or 72 hours

Discover Florence’s top sights, monuments, squares and streets at your own leisure on the two routes of this Hop-On Hop-Off tour bus and hop off and back on as many times as you wish. Sit back and relax on an open-top double-decker bus and admire the 360º panoramic views of the birthplace of Italian Renaissance.

Routes and stops

Travel either on the red route or the blue route and listen to the recorded commentary in English to learn about the city’s thrilling history. The entire blue line takes 2 hours and the entire red line takes 1 hour.

Boboli Gardens, Piazzale Michelangelo, Basilica di Santa Croce and Santa Maria Novella are some of the most popular stops. 

Check out the two routes and the list of stops in the following link:

Important information: between 1 November 2017 and 23 March 2018, the bus will not stop at the following bus stops: 19 and 20 of line B (red line). 

How it works

Purchase a 1-day, 2-day or 3-day ticket and depending on which you have chosen, your ticket will be valid 24, 48 or 72 hours from the first time you use it. For example, if you use your 2-day ticket for the first time on a Monday at 2 pm, it will be valid until Wednesday at 2 pm.

You can hop on, hop off and back on as many times as you wish while your ticket is valid. Discover the Piazza del Duomo, il Duomo, Boboli Gardens or Piazzale Michelangelo, one of the city’s best viewpoints.

Validity 

You can use the ticket 15 days prior to the date you choose when you make the online reservation.

After reserving the tour, you will receive an email with a voucher. Please print it out and show it to one of the staff members on the day of the activity.  

Operating times and frequency

  • Blue line: between 24 March and 29 October from 9 am until 7 pm, between 30 October and 23 March from 10 am and 4:25 pm. 
  • Red line: between 24 March and 29 October from 10 am and 7 pm, between 30 October and 23 March, there are only 3 departures from Plaza de Miguel Ángel at 10:30 am, 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm. 

The sightseeing buses run every 15 minutes to every hour. The frequency can vary depending on the season. 

Price

Adults Children 5-12 years old Children less than 5 years old
24-hour ticket
US$ 26
US$ 13.6
Free
48-hour ticket
US$ 31.7
US$ 15.9
Free
72-hour ticket
US$ 37.4
US$ 19.3
Free

24-hour ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 26
  • Children 5-12 years old

    US$ 13.6
  • Children less than 5 years old

    Free

48-hour ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 31.7
  • Children 5-12 years old

    US$ 15.9
  • Children less than 5 years old

    Free

72-hour ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 37.4
  • Children 5-12 years old

    US$ 19.3
  • Children less than 5 years old

    Free

More information

Duration

24, 48 or 72 hours.

Language English

The tour includes audio commentary in English.

Included

24, 48 or 72 hours tour on a Sightseeing bus.

Individual headsets.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the same day (10:00 local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

You will receive an email with your ticket attached which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

from
US$ 26
No hidden fees or surcharges

Cancellations

Not refundable. This activity does not permit modifications nor cancelations.

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