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Palermo City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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Avoid navigating Palermo’s chaotic traffic with this hop-on, hop-off bus tour. Get quickly oriented by seeing the city’s top attractions in a short amount of time, listening to commentary along the way. From the top of a double-decker bus, you’ll get 360-degree views of highlights including Vucciria Market, Quatro Canti, and Teatro Massimo—one of Italy’s largest opera houses—and how long you spend at each is up to you.
  • Allows you to be spontaneous: hop off to explore when you want
  • Plan your own itinerary, including start and end times 
  • Enjoy 360-degree views from the upper deck of the bus
  • Save money on transportation with a pass valid for 24 hours
What to Expect
Your tour of Palermo begins when you board the hop-on, hop-off bus. Climb on at any of the stops around the city, and disembark any time you want to visit a nearby attraction. Buses follow two routes. Line A has stops at the Quattro Canti, Botanical Gardens, Vucciria Market, and other attractions. Line B includes stops at the English Garden, Mercato del Capo, and Teatro Massimo. Along each route, learn about the city’s history from your audio guide, offered in several languages. This flexible tour lets you decide your own ending time and location. Plan your own itinerary, and get off at stops that interest you most. Your ticket includes unlimited rides for 24 hours after your first use.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tour starts at Politeama, however you may board the bus and exchange your voucher at any one of the 9 stops around the city Stops include: Line A • Teatro Politeama • Teatro Massimo • Quattro Canti • Palazzo Steri • Orto Botanico • Stazione Centrale • Palazzo Reale • Cattedrale • Mercato VucciriaLine B: • Teatro Politeama • Giardino Inglese • Villa Malfitano • Castello Della Zisa • Mercato del Capo • Teatro Massimo • Porto
Departure Time
Line AFirst Departure-10am (form November to March)
- 9:30am (from April to October)Last Departure- 1pm (from November to March)- 5pm (from April to October)

Frequency: Approx. every 30 minutes (according to the season)
Line B
First Departure- 1:30pm (from November to March)- 11am (from April to October)Last Departure- 2:40pm (from November to March)- 5pm (from April to October)
Frequency: 2 daily run from November to March(Times are subject to change)
  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Individual earphones
  • Recorded commentary
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard bus
  • Mobile free App “Sightseeing Experience
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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We had to get off terminating buses twice in an hour, a bus broke down and we had to wait over an hour in the heat for another one to come and jump start it. No air conditioning either. Go with the green bus option with the same route at half the price!! Tried to contact
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Was a great way to get over view of sites. We did one complete circuit on bus and got information and then walked between sights as they are fairly close. Would recommend as informative and economical way to see sites in Palermo.
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We used the Yellow Bus in Palermo cost €30 we got off after three stops to see an attraction we then waited 90 minutes for the next bus did not come so we gave up.Several red buses came but no yellow When we complained the staff were rude and not prepared to offer
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It’s a great way to see the city. I ride them in almost all the cities I visit. It’s a great way to see an overview of the city to get your bearings. They are very similar in most places, so it is a comfortable feeling knowing what to do.
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The buses were on time and the itinerary was covered as advertised with due consideration to those wanting to switch from one route to the other. Still ended up doing quite a bit of walking to visit sites in the Quattro Canti area which is partly pedestrianised.
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Key Details
  • Palermo Quattro Canti and 12 more
  • Duration: 24h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
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