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“A complete waste of 54 euros”

Ranked #63 of 67 Tours in Albufeira
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Owner description: 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. Frequency Summer: Every 30 min.; Winter: Every 60 min.
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I've been on City Sightseeing tours of Belfast, Dublin and Barcelona so I was expecting a potted history and an introduction to all the top sights. This one was different and not in a good way. Almost no commentary, it was 80% Portuguese folk music. There is nothing to see, just a huge sprawling tourist development. We whizzed past posh villas and apartments, stopping at various hotels and resorts to pick up passengers. We saw nothing of any historical or cultural interest. It's billed as a tour of the Algarve but it's just a dreary ride around the suburbs of Albufeira.

On a positive note, the bus was very modern and clean, the driver was kind and we enjoyed our vantage point. We found it relaxing to sit on an open-top bus with the sea views, cloudless skies and warm breeze. My advice is to catch the public bus for a fraction of the cost.

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We always go on the city sightseeing when we go away as we think it’s a great way to explore the area and get to know the history. This was the worst one we have ever been on there was very little commentary and most of the stops were just in the middle of nowhere. Don’t waste your time or money

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

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