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City Sightseeing Florence

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Address: S.M. Novella Station., Florence, Italy
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Florence City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
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We have done a lot of these in other cities and this is not the best. Good way to see outskirts of city. Audio is limited...mostly music. When the information does come on it is... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have done a lot of these in other cities and this is not the best. Good way to see outskirts of city. Audio is limited...mostly music. When the information does come on it is often out of time with when you drive by the site. Late to start and early (14.30) is hardly 24hrs. Blue line is every hour... More 

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The start point of these tours is just down from the main railway station (look for a Bata shop and the bus stops are virtually outside). The company run two routes – the Blue Route (Line A) and the Red Route (Line B). Line A takes an hour and the buses go every hour (half hourly at weekends), while the... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Caught bus opposite train station. Bought tickets from bus company, excellent value for money. Excellent way of getting to know Florence before exploring further on foot. Guide helpful and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend for those who have never been to Florence before.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We bought tickets from a kiosk on the street for €23 each. Got to say well worth the money! Easy way to get around Florence and many sights can be seen. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Dave C
Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Florence is a small city and at first we thought we could explore it all without going on this tour. However it turned out to be the most convenient way for us. With the map provided, we could do a lot more than trying to figure things out ourselves specially when travelling with kids. We did the full round then... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

i did 2 tours in 3 days. kept ending up with same guide. very nice young lady, Katia. very friendly, helped me to find things most people would not see....look at road signs by Duomo, i won't tell you which ones but if you keep an eye out you will get a kick out of them...seems the locals took some... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This is probably the worst Hop On Hop Off tour I've been on. I waited at one of the stops for 2 hours with no success. I had to walk to another stop about 15 minutes away before I was able to hop on. One of the lines isn't even a double decker, so it's awkward when you're supposed to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Provides a tour of the outer city and some parts of the surrounding hills as access is not possible to inner city. Is 2 route A and B 1or 2 hours respectively with usual hop on off throughout. €23 for 1 day unlimited or €28 for 2.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Staff in the bus is worst. Non courteous. I was just standing about ten feet away from the pole at stop and waved at bus to stop but driver despite noticing me didn't stop. The helpers on buses r also rude .

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Bristol
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Like other reviewers we now use the Sightseeing bus option whenever we get to a new city as they always provide a great way to cover all the main points of the city and allows you the time to explore the parts that are most interesting to you, and as always the trip was well planned , prompt and very... More 

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Duomo
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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