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Palermo City Hop-on Hop-off Tour provided by Sightseeing Experience

Palermo City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Palermo City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
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from S$32.78 per adult
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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Last updated: 12 Jun 2020
A note from Palermo City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
- Masks are required, please bring your own - To reduce crowds, the number of visitors is limited - Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
About
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.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, Russian, Portuguese, Japanese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, Russian, Portuguese, Japanese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
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.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 6980PAL
Call 800-130-2207
Important information
Inclusions
Hop-on hop-off tour • Individual earphones • Recorded commentary • Free Wi-Fi onboard bus • Mobile free App “Sightseeing Experience
Exclusions
Gratuities • Hotel pickup and drop off • Food and drinks, unless specified
Duration
1h
Departure details
Location Name: 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
Inclusions
Hop-on hop-off tour • Individual earphones • Recorded commentary • Free Wi-Fi onboard bus • Mobile free App “Sightseeing Experience
Exclusions
Gratuities • Hotel pickup and drop off • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure details
Location Name: 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
Duration
1h
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Wheelchair accessible
Stroller accessible
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Most travellers can participate

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Robert
Bexleyheath, UK26 contributions
Very poor service
Wish we had read the reviews before booking. Palermo is quite small and most the main sights are very central, so you don’t really need a bus tour.
However, even if you are not keen on walking, the bus tour will be of little use, as the advertised ‘hop on, hop off, every 20 minutes’ is simply untrue. The bus only arrives every 90 minutes (we lunched in a restaurant next to the stop we alighted from and that was the time gap).
In addition, there is no access to a live map for bus arrivals, so you have no idea when the next bus will arrive.
In a nutshell, it’s a rip off.
Written 20 October 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Ash C
1,099 contributions
Good tour
Hop of hop off. Amazing as per usual, very informative and great stops. One of the lines we did wait 65 mins at a bus stop. Even though they advertise it as every 20 mins
Written 2 February 2020
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CitySightseeingIta
Thank you for this review!
Written 19 March 2020
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Jamieleemurdaca
Elderslie, Australia17 contributions
Don't waste your money!
Aug 2019 • Family
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 customer service to complain and they tried to refer us back to the travel agent we bought the ticket at - no responsibility or care from them at all! Disgusted at the service on the day and afterwards as well.
Written 17 September 2019
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John Meek
1 contribution
Hop on hop off tours
Aug 2019
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.
Written 10 September 2019
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Peter K
Perth, Australia4 contributions
Do not use the yellow hop on hop off
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 compensation and told u DC to contact head office in USA
DONT USE YELLOW BUS IN PALERMO
Written 9 September 2019
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Deborah B
Overland Park, KS7 contributions
Overview
Sep 2019 • Couples
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.
Written 6 September 2019
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Ray C Z
Paola, Malta141 contributions
Efficient service
Aug 2019
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.
Written 28 August 2019
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Hector
The Netherlands3 contributions
Not satisfied
Aug 2019
After lot of hesitation, we took the “yellow bus”. We had to wait long for a less busy bus where we could seat. We were not told in advance that the bus could not access some of the stops on the map. So the route was shortened while we were driving. We waited over half an hour on a stop and the bus never showed up, probably due to the same reason, route was adjusted without notifying us. I would try a different company or ask in advance where they stop and where they not.
Written 21 August 2019
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CitySightseeingIta
Hi Hector! We are really sorry for your bad feedback!
Written 26 August 2019
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teichi
12 contributions
Not the best experiences
Having a mid-summer tourist trip on a bus with no air conditioning and canopy/roof is not for recommendation.
Written 13 August 2019
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Robert B
Puyallup, WA1 contribution
Great way to see and get Aroung!
Jul 2019 • Family
Very friendly staff and convenient way to save walking! Would definitely recommend for a way to get familiar with Palermo!
Written 26 July 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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By: Sightseeing Experience
ivaniB5331IP
ivaniB5331IP
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Terrible experience, €118 Euro for nothing! Scam
Do not buy! It's a scam, and you can't get a refund. First, it's not online at all. If you buy the card online, you
951wimv
951wimv
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More wait-on than hop-on
Impossible to do a tour around the city with this bus. Bus only stops every 45min at stops, in reality even longer.
simlog
simlog
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Hop on hop off but not as we know it
Hop on hop off is not possible if the buses only comes every hour or more. Buses were old and dirty as well so all
psalm9114
psalm9114
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Hop on hop off
I thought this excursion was great. Very useful to see many different parts of Milan and decide which parts you wan
catp854
catp854
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Dreadful
Avoid at all costs complete rip of no air con on the bus or free WiFi. The tour itself was catching up on itself a
tonygB7490BI
tonygB7490BI
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Good service , temperature taken before boarding.
Good value for money. I got a 72h ticket but probably would have been ok getting a 48h one as after 2 days you have
197thomasm
197thomasm
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Line B more interesting
Possibly because of the Coronavirus but buses aren't scheduled that regularly unlike some places so best tip is to
D44
D44
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Limited sights on the route
We have done many sightseeing trips with this company and usually they are informative, good value and we stay sat
Paulettebord
Paulettebord
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Very Basic
The staff and the audio was ok but the only attraction you could see from the bus were the Duomo and The Canals Nav
Coryy20
Coryy20
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Bit expensive and long wait
The service in this bus was ok.i have used this exact city tour bus in other Eurooean cities and the fare was cheap
LCTaub2016
LCTaub2016
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Best way to get layout for where everything is in Rome
This is the BEST way to introduce yourself to Rome! I took the bus on the whole circuit before I began hopping off
leemx
leemx
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Don't Lose Your Receipt!
This bus tour does a pretty wide loop, so you can reach all the major attractions. They give you disposable headph
Jan S
Jan S
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Great way to see the city
gives you a great overview of the city and the popular sights that you may want to come back and visit later
kooshy
kooshy
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Pompeii from sorrento
we were staying in Sorrento and it is easy to get to on the train,you come out the station and it is in front of yo
Raymond B
Raymond B
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Bumpy Bus Ride Around Naples
This was not our best city hop-on-hop-off tour, we arrived at the train station took a while to find the city sight
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