Florence City Sightseeing Tour

There's an art to getting around Florence, too.

Michelangelo. Botticelli. And you on vacation in Florence. Where to begin? Presenting the Florence City Sightseeing Tour from Rail Europe. Whether you ride a comprehensive 1-or-2-hour tour route before choosing your stops, or hop on and off a double-decker open-air tour bus at will, you’ll have a choice of 1 day or 48 hours to see the best of the Renaissance in Florence. Travel Florence’s bustling streets lined with local shops. Visit the world-famous Duomo filled with religious artifacts and intricate 13th century mosaics. Tour the Uffizi, the art museum whose only rival is the Louvre. And what better way to end this breathtaking trip than at the Galileo shrine in the Museo di Storia della Scienza, since only science could bring you back to earth. The Florence City Sightseeing Tour from Rail Europe. No matter where you take it, it will reveal a treasure every moment. And make every moment something to treasure.

Here’s what’s included:

    • A voucher valid for 1 day or 48 hours on a Hop on/Hop off open-air double-decker tour bus
    • Two routes: a 1-hour route A with 15 stops departing every 30 minutes and a 2-hour route B with 24 stops departing every 45 minutes. Valid for both routes.
    • English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Japanese & Chinese commentary
    • Groups of 10 or more get a 5% discount on Florence City Sightseeing Tour



    • Rail Europe voucher is exchanged for your Florence City Sightseeing tour.
    • Voucher must be exchanged within 3 months of the date of purchase.
    • Special savings option allows you to purchase just one pass that will cover 2 adults and up to 3 children.
    • Child rates are valid for children ages 5 -15.
    • Hours of Operation:
      • Summer: 9:00am - 7:00pm
      • Winter (November - March): Monday - Friday: 9:30am - 5:30pm every 60 minutes; Saturday - Sunday & holidays: every 30 minutes for route A.
      • Route B only has three departures a day - 10:15am, 12:15pm & 2:15pm.
    • Some buses may be wheelchair accessible. Please inquire locally.
    • Prices are subject to change.
Where are the bus stops located and what landmarks can I reach from each stop?

  • Stazione FS SMN - Train station, Santa Maria Novella Church, San Lorenzo Area, Tourist Information
  • Colonna - Archeaology Museum, Synagogue
  • Beccaria - Sant’Ambrogio and Flea Markets, Shopping Area
  • Zecca Vecchia
  • Piazzale - Exclusive View of the City, San Miniato Church
  • Galileo - Nearby there is Forte Belvedere
  • Villa Cora
  • Porta Romana - Plaster Cast Museum, Boboli Garden
  • Pitti - Pitti Palace, Boboli Garden, La Specola Museum
  • Tornabuoni - Santa Trinita Church, Old Bridge, Uffizi Gallery
  • Antinori - Strozzi and Antinori Palaces, Repubblica Square
  • Unità - San Lorenzo Area, Santa Maria Novella Church
  • Porta San Frediano - Craftsmen Shops
  • Proconsolo - Bargello Museum, Badia Fiorentina, Dante’s House
  • Ghibellina - Bargello Museum, Signoria Square, Uffizi Gallery, Old Bridge
  • Teatro Verdi - Buonarroti’s House, Santa Croce Church
  • Lungo L’Affrico - Andrea del Sarto’s Last Supper
  • Villa Camerata - Youth Hostel
  • San Domenico - San Domenico Church, Badia Fiesolana
  • Regresso
  • Fiesole - San Romolo Cathedral, Roman Ruins, Bandini and Civic Museums, Panoramic View of Florence (limited stop)
  • Stadio - Football Stadium, Sette Santi Church
  • Donatello - English Cemetery
  • Beccaria - Sant’Ambrogio and Flea Markets, Shopping Area 
  • Ponte Vecchio - Old Bridge, Uffizi Gallery, Signoria Square
  • Santo Spirito - Santo Spirito Church, Craftsmen Area
  • Carmine - Santa Maria del Carmine and San Frediano in Cestello Churches, Brancacci Chapel