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“we love these busses” 5 of 5 stars
Review of City Sightseeing Florence

City Sightseeing Florence
S.M. Novella Station., Florence, Italy
39 055 290 451
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Ranked #160 of 322 Activities in Florence
Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“we love these busses”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This company is great. And as long as youre not in Athens, the audio works beautifully. You get to see a TON of the city and then decide what you would like to explore further. Definitely recommend this bus tour!

It does make an annoying stop in a small town, but the food nearby is great and it gives you a chance to get some snacks.

Rome and Milan definitely have better tours from the same company, but we still enjoyed this one a lot

Visited August 2013
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“A waste of money”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Open top bus tours are great in Rome, London and other cities but in Florence , a complete waste of money. I wish we had just walked around and used the public buses to get up to the michaelangelo viewing point. You do not see anything from the open top bus. Yes it takes you close, but you see nothing at all from it. Save your money. Avoid it.

Visited August 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Wonderful sights - but which ones are they??”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

It's your first time in Florence/Firenze. You want an overview of the city. You've been on HoHo buses in other cities and they have been wonderful. Why not do the same in this city? You get to see all of the sights, but with the travelog in this city, (as in Genoa) they give you a map to follow, but don't tell you which numbered stop you are looking at. The bus weaves in and out and around the same river multiple times - which building are they referring to at the side of the river? While the city was beautiful, I don't think I could look at a photo of anything and tell you the name of the site. But yes, a good price...

Visited July 2013
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Faridabad, India
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“City of Great architecture”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Florence is a of art and creativity. The statues and cathedrals are great monuments to look around. There are few good leather manufacturing factories here.

Visited June 2013
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Peebles, United Kingdom
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

What a great way to see Florence. Definitely takes away all the hassle of searching for the sights yourself and you get an excellent commentary of the different sights as you pass them. My husband and I bought a one day pass and this was long enough for us to see everything we needed to see. The view from the hill over Florence is spectacular. Be sure to take the bus at night too. The lighting in the city is amazing and you get a whole different perspective of the area.

Brilliant - would definitely recommend.

Visited July 2013
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