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City Sightseeing

Galleria dell'Acquario, 16100 Genoa, Italy
+39 3355417825
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$19*
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Ranked #27 of 61 Activities in Genoa
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Very good way to find the lay of the land in a new city. Reasonable price for 48hr ticket. Hop on & off where you like, when you like plus running commentary.

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Newburgh, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Better than what I expected. Can walk from the ship with no problem. Very beautiful city and fountains. Took the Sight Seeing tour bus to see everything. It's the best bang for your buck. Then went back into the city on foot to see certain things over again. I would return again.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It's a nice pleasant hour and a good way to acquaint yourself with Genova. Little tip, firstly it's cheaper to book via their Italian website and pay in € secondly this site also offers a discount if you have a valid code for Frecciabianca trains.

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Brookline, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The big red bus is usually so great for familiarizing us with new cities---we use it the first day to see what else we need to visit. This time in Genoa, (Sunday 9-7) the bus driver let 2 guys get on who spent the entire trip standing up front with the female driver & blonde ticket seller. They laughed &... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We ended our cruise in Genoa in mid-November and we had the pleasant surprise , when we exited the terminal, to find that the City Sightseeing Bus was still in operation ( schedule advertised is April-Oct) . We bought the ticket with a 10% rebate as we had kept our tickets from Palma de Mallorca and we did 4 complete... More 

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Point Richmond, California
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

The recorded commentary was blessedly easy to hear and covered all the high points. My friends and I loved the easy on-and-off aspect, in fact one of my friends went around several times. Great way to save your feet if you've overdone it the day before.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We found this bus tour extremely helpful in showing us around. On day one we just went right around the 9 stops to see where everything was. Commentary, available in 6 languages, was excellent and tickets are valid for 48 hours. On day two we got off at a couple of different stops and looked around before getting back on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

We stopped whilst on a cruise, and the bus goes from right outside the terminal. Good value and nice and quick with loads of information about a beautiful city. The buses are frequent and seem to cover the entire city in no time at all. Perfect for getting off the cruise and visiting before lunch.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Our cruise ship MSC Magnifica docked at Genova for half a day. Realizing this was not a major attraction in our cruise itinerary, we decided to go around ourselves without joining the excursion offered by the cruise. We found the hop-on-hop-off bus and the City Tour Bus stops were right outside the cruise terminal. Even walking to the city center... More 

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Isle of Wight, UK
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151 reviews 151 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Reliable service and now as a world wide service you know what you are getting. Not cheap but if you are using it for its purpose ie HoHo it is good value. Here they only do a 48 hour ticket. Good value if there for 48 hours, we were not and no alternative but still a great way to see... More 

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