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Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Florence

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from US$ 25.73 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • 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
  • Two great routes and more than 30 stops cover all the main attractions
  • Overview

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

     You can jump on and off at will to see the attractions or go shopping. Your hop on hop off ticket is valid for 24hrs, 48hrs or 72hrs (as per option selected). 

    There’s so much to see and do! 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.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.

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

    On this Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. Also, 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. This tour covers routes - Line A and Line B. Some of the attractions covered are: 

    • Beccaria 
    • Santa Crocei
    • Teatro Verdi
    • Villa Cora
    • Porta Romana – viale Petrarca
    • Piazza Tasso
    • Zecca Vecchia
    • Piazzale delle Cascine
    • Shelly Cascine
    • Porta Romana

    Click here for the route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    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

    Buses depart between 9:00am and 4:30pm (Nov to Mar) and till 7:05pm (Apr to Nov), every 20 minutes to 2 hours

    Since this is an outdoor activity schedules might just change sometimes check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

    Meeting Point

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

    Ending Point

    You can get down at any of the designated stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop on hop off ticket 24hrs/48hrs/72 hrs (as per option selected)
    • 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


    • Entrances
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    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, Stop n.16 of Line A and Stop n.15 of Line A will remain suspended under further notice.

    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.

    Sunday September 29th, due to a sport event, Line A and Line B of City Sightseeing Florence will begin at 1 p.m.

    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. 

  • 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 to get the tickets, and details of the bus trip were accurate. Drivers and support staff very helpful. A great way to see the main sites in Florence, and get an overall view of the city.

      Caroline Pinder, United Kingdom, 28/Sep/2019
    • Could not fault. Clean buses, schedule on time. Highly recommend

      Evelyn Godwin, Australia, 26/Aug/2019
    • The guides were helpful and we found the commentary good withou talking the whole way round

      Eric Moody, United Kingdom, 13/Aug/2019