Tourist for a Day: Hopping On & Off

Hop on & off bus

One of the things that my family wanted to do while in Rome was the Hop On & Hop Off bus.  In all the travel we have done, we have never taken a Hop On & Off bus.

Jon ended up getting the tickets from a guy on the street that offered us a good deal.  We ended up saving 40-80 Euros depending on what company you went with.  Normally I would not recommend buying tickets from anyone on the street, but in this case it worked out.

The tour was a lot of fun.  It was a nice way to get an overview of the city and see buildings and sights from a different perspective.  Things just look different from the top of a bus.  It was also a nice way for the kids to get to see more, with out walking all over the city.  An added bonus, kids under 10 on the bus were free.

Jessica & Megan on the bus

Here are some of the pictures from sights we would not have seen, if we didn’t take the bus:



And the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, is unbelievable from any level.


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