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City Sightseeing Albufeira

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Address: Rua Municipio, Albufeira, Portugal
Phone Number:
+351 913 904 169

Visitors to this Algarve region can explore the city through a panoramic...

Visitors to this Algarve region can explore the city through a panoramic circuit lasting 90 minutes in the famous red double-decker buses.

It is a multilingual service, with Hop-on, Hop-off tickets of one or four days to ensure nothing is left unexplored.

Start: Municipal Council

Duration: 90 min.


Summer: Every 30 min.;

Winter: Every 60 min.

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A good day out

This is our first visit to Albufeira and we thought the Hop on might be a good way to familiarise ourselves with the district. We were not disappointed. We bought tickets the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anthony C
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our first visit to Albufeira and we thought the Hop on might be a good way to familiarise ourselves with the district. We were not disappointed. We bought tickets the night before from our apartment reception and a clear, large scale map with start - finish times was provided. Our first hop off was at the Marina (stop... More 

Thank Anthony C
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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63 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable waste of money!! I could hop onto a normal bus in my own town and see much more. Hilariously bad and total scam! Steer clear!

Thank Roccoco M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to see from the bus apart from pick up points outside hotels. I've been on other red bus city sightseeing buses and there was much more to see and every stop had something of interest to get off n see. Extremely windy that day and on top deck. Take a shawl or a cardi! The only point of... More 

Thank sugar346
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Absolutely waste of money. Nothing to see stops 1 to 14 just hotel pick ups, got off once at harbour and as staying in town didn't get off there. Having done red bus in past in other city's where every stop is is interest was very disappointed and felt totally ripped off. If you want to visit harbour either walk... More 

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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We bought a ticket for this bus for €18 we were give 2 days for the price of one, which seemed good value initially, but it really was only a tour around housing estates taking approximately 2 hours and we saw nothing of interest not even a beach. We didn't bother using the second day. everything and more can be... More 

Thank WHONorthYorkshire
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Got this tour but very disappointed just goes to hotels no reason to get off. We also wait over two hours for the bus back ended up paying to get the little train , complained when we got back they said the stop where we waiting no 6 wasn't getting used and there was a notice on the door of... More 

Thank Lorraine S
Aluthgama, Sri Lanka
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The hop on hop off bus in Albufeira has good staff especially the drivers. The bus was clean and comfortable. The problem is this towns sites to see are not seen from the bus and the bus cannot get near them. So walk or take a taxi or the local buses and save yourself 18 euro each. The headsets do... More 

Thank hindles2017
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Weather was still a bit cool so the hop-on Hop-off seemed a good thing to do. We sat on top, at the very front so we were covered and we had a perfect view. Also, my mom was with us and could not do a lot of walking so it was great for her. We found the ride and the... More 

Thank flawny
1 review
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We initially found the 4mph bus ride quite restful and scenic. However having had to wait well over half an hour for late running buses - at €18 a day per person, it's not good value. Moreover, not all stops have benches or anything else to do while you wait. Poor. Very poor.

Thank Helen H
Bideford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

If fairly new to the area it is well worth going on the red, open topped sightseeing bus. It travels at a sensible speed around Albufeira, commentary supplied through free earphones. Well worth a trip.

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