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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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Do not waste your money

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... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We got the 2 day tickets for €18. Which is not to bad a price. The tour is 90 minutes long. You do get to see other parts of the resort. But not to much to see. But for a little bit of fun it's ok. Bus drivers are friendly and helpful

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

we booked the trip and received two days for the price of one, they had to be used on consecutive days which we used the first day to see where we could visit and the second to see the sites.

Thank desaboy
Donegal, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

They were 18 stops I think and it was long and slow. The points of interest were non-existent, it stopped in none of the major areas and definitely was not worth 18 euro per person. I actually would class this trip as a normal bus route for locals.

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