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“Nice day for a bus ride”

City Sightseeing York
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City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #19 of 58 Tours in York
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Don't walk York...Live it, York is one of the most inspiring cities to take a sightseeing bus tour, with our experienced LIVE guides or CD commentary you can discover Yorks exquisite architecture and history spanning 1900 years. Travel in the footsteps of Romans, Vikings and every Monarch since William the conqueror, Spot the cats as we drive by, see the only Barbican on a city wall in Britain, lookout for Dick Turpin's Grave and go deep into the Heart of Chocolate country on just one 24 hour ticket! So sit back and enjoy York in the comfort of our all electric buses. Commentary also available in Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese Mandarin, Japanese, Italian, German and Yorkshire Dialect on selected buses. ( subject to availability.)
Useful Information: Wheelchair access
Reviewed 25 August 2014

A very informative and enjoyable hour spent on the open top tour bus,and the tickets are valid for twenty four hours and you can get on and off as many times as you like,the free head phones give a very good commentary(in i think about five different languages),and if you are thinking of doing a river trip as well you can purchase a ticket for both(you can buy the Bus+York boat ticket on board either) and save a few pounds by doing this.

Thank Mick A
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"hop on hop"
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"recorded commentary"
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"open top bus"
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"your bearings"
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"pre recorded"
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"top deck"
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"ticket lasts for hours"
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"tour takes"
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"excellent commentary"
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"points of interest"
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"informative trip"
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"day pass"
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"takes about an hour"
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"well worth the money"
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Reviewed 25 August 2014

This really is the best way of seeing York. A good price, and you can get on and off the bus as and when every day. It stops near all the main attractions, so you can get off at an attraction, and get back on the bus after you've finished there to move on to the next attraction. You may even see an attraction you weren't aware of. You also get an audio guide which gives you information about where you are, so you learn something new too.

Thank meinirann
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Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

We went on the hop on - hop off sightseeing bus tour today ( 17.8.14) around York. Very good tour, and would recommend to anyone. Our tour guide was called David. He was very good and knew a wealth of information. Well done David, you are a credit to the company.

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Reviewed 16 August 2014

To get the lay of the land you cant beat these bus tours and it takes you as close as possible to most of the sights. We stayed in York for 2 nights and used the bus twice as the ticket is for 24hours. We also bought a combined bus/river boat ticket and this was well worth the money with a lovely trip up the river in the glorious sunshine. Commentary was knowledgeable on both tours and there is a bus with a 'live' guide which is also good as you can plumb them for info like what are the best places to eat!!!

Thank DebTen
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

I enjoy going on sightseeing buses, it's a great way to see the sights especially when you have limited time and this bus tour is no exception.

Check the timetables because not all of the tours have live guides. Some are just a recorded commentary. I'd suggest it's worth waiting if you are able for a live guide.

The tour takes in all the main sights of York.

It costs £12 each to go on the tour and it lasts about an hour. While it is a little steep in price I do think it's worth it.

Thank Nick876
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