The latest craze in modern traveling is undoubtedly a city tour by Segway. The easy-to-use Segway is a fun way to zip around the top sights of the world’s most popular cities that would otherwise only be accessible on long and exhausting walking tours.
In fact, Segway tours have proved to be so popular this year, they needed their own category for travel awards! Hop aboard the self-balancing, personal transportation device that’s designed to operate in any pedestrian environment. Segway tours are usually conducted in smaller numbers too, making the experience more personal. Riding a Segway is intuitive and easy to learn. It’s new, it’s cool and a ton of fun!
#10. Munich Segway Tour
Your Munich Segway Tour will leave the pedestrian old-city sites to explore Munich from its modest beginnings to the vibrant city it is today. You’ll not only have a great time riding your Segway, but also see what makes this city so unique. Highlights of the tour include: Hofgarten, Royal Gardens, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Englischer Garten, Deutsches Museum,and Gartnerplatz.
#9. Chicago Segway Tour
Hop on the most innovative tour to hit the Windy City in years – the Chicago Segway Tour! Gliding around Chicago on your very own Segway, you’ll see all the famous sights – Buckingham Fountain, Navy Pier, Lake Michigan and more. As you cruise along Lake Michigan, through Grant Park and the Museum Campus, you will receive a great orientation, informative historical and current-day information, heaps of unique and fascinating stories, and fantastic photo ops. Looking for a more specialized segway tour? Chicago also offers a Chicago Segway Night Tour and a Chicago Segway Art & Architectural Tour.
#8. Budapest Segway Sightseeing Tour
Choose from a 1.5-hour Budapest Segway tour to get to grips with the basics, or upgrade to a 2.5-hour tour and see the best that Budapest has to offer! Besides the main attractions within the inner Pest, you will also get a quick look at the Chain Bridge, Roosevelt Square and fabulous views of the stunning Buda Castle District. You will glide from the office in the city center to sites including St. Stephen’s Basilica, the Hungarian State Opera House and the Grand Boulevard of Andrassy framed by its tree-lined avenues.
#7. San Francisco Waterfront Segway Tour
Enjoy an ecofriendly, two-hour narrated tour of San Francisco‘s waterfront where you will see more sights than on a walking tour. On the San Francisco Waterfront Segway tour, you’ll visit Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, Fish Alley with views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. San Francisco also offers a Golden Gate Park Segway Tour and a Crooked Street Segway tour down Lombard Street for more advanced segway-ers.
#6. Berlin Segway Tour
Berlin‘s tree-lined avenues and wide streets are absolutely perfect for Segway tours. The number of sites you can visit in just one short tour is amazing. Highlights of the Berlin Segway Tour include the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, Palace of the Republic, Hitler’s bunker, Potsdamer Platz and the touching Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.
#5. Florence Segway Tour
You’ll have the time of your life on the Florence Segway Tour while discovering the many wonders of this wonderful Renaissance city. You’ll listen to your audio guide via a set of headphones and hear entertaining facts and anecdotes about the history of Florence as you glide past famous sights including Palazzo Strozzi, Orsanmichele Church, Basilica of San Lorenzo and Duomo Square.
#4. Washington DC Segway Tour
As you cruise the Nation’s Capital, you’ll glide past all the famous monuments, White House, and American icons. You’ll receive a great orientation, informative historical and current-day information plus heaps of unique and fascinating stories, fantastic photo ops and superb personal service from your guide. The Washington DC Segway tour guide provides both the history and stories surrounding the sites with plenty of photo opportunities available.
#3. Madrid Segway Tour
Zip through the streets of Madrid on a revolutionary Segway! On the Madrid Segway Tour, you will see the Royal Palace, the Almudena Cathedral, Templo de Debod and the Plaza Mayor on this unique tour.Numbers are limited to 12 people on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide. Cruise through the famous Plaza de Espana where you will see a statue of Spanish writer Cervantes. At the writer’s feet is a bronze of his most well known characters, Don Quijote and Sancho Panza.
#2. Paris Segway Tour
Cruising effortlessly through the parks and sidewalks of Paris while receiving a great orientation, informative historical and current-day information, lots of unique and fascinating stories, great photo opportunities and superb personal service from your guide. Highlights on the Paris City Segway Tour include the Eiffel Tower, Napoleon’s Tomb, the Louvre Museum and the Arc de Triomphe.
#1. Rome Segway Tour
On the Rome Segway Tour you’ll be introduced to Rome‘s hidden treasures and be entertained by the impressive legacy of legends and stories that resonate throughout the city. Highlights of the three-hour Rome Segway Tour include Circus Maximus, Arch of Constantine, Roman Forum and the Colosseum.
Walking tours are a thing off the past now that Segways offer a convenient, fun and efficient way to navigate the greatest sights of the world’s greatest cities. You will have the opportunity to see and experience so much more of the city than you would be able to reach by foot, and have a more genuine interaction with your surroundings than you would have in a vehicle tour.
- Viator Travel Team