Central Italy features some of the most famous cities in the world and breathtaking countryside that should be on every traveller’s bucket list. Central Italy includes the regions of Lazio, Tuscany, Umbria, Le Marche, Abruzzo and Emilia Romagna.
Rome known as the Eternal City is the capital and largest city of Italy. Rome is brimming with historic ruins, century-old cathedrals, world-class museums, beautiful squares and gorgeous fountains. Explore Rome’s ancient ruins and historic landmarks with a walking tour or enjoy the Eternal City at your own pace with a hop-on hop-off panoramic tour. Indulge your taste buds and savour the secrets of Italian cuisine with a cooking class or food tour.
If your time is limited, take advantage of our amazing Rome packages which include arrival transfer, accommodation, daily breakfast, sightseeing tours and experiences.
Florence is the capital of the Tuscan region. It is known as the birthplace and centre of the Italian Renaissance. Explore the awe-inspiring Santa Maria de Fiore including its baptistery and Giotto’s Bell Tower in Piazza del Duomo. Visit Florence’s most notable landmarks including Ponte Vecchio, the famous David by Michelangelo in Accademia Gallery, the Uffizi Gallery and more. We also offer Florence packages that will take you to the heart of Florence and the scenic countryside of Tuscany.
Learn a new skill with like-minded people in unspoilt regions of Italy with one of our fabulous all-inclusive cooking or painting experiences. Our culinary holidays are relaxed, fun and hands-on. They take place in the kitchen of the villa, with everyone working in a group with the chef.
Paint Italy’s breathtaking landscape and learn from experienced tutors with fellow painters. If you’re looking to learn new techniques and skills, while creating recipes traditional to the region, or display your creativity whilst exploring stunning local regions, this is the perfect holiday for you.
Looking for an off the beaten path experience? Head to Umbria, a region in central Italy that is bordered by Tuscany to the west and Lazio to the south. Umbria offers many hidden gems such as the medieval towns of Spoleto, Spello and Orvieto. Experience the best of Umbria with our fully escorted boutique tours, self-drive tours and walking tours. Stay in a family-run estate, visit the towns of Orvieto, Gubbio, Spello and Assisi then enjoy wines tasting sessions in Montefalco.
Another unspoiled gem of central Italy is Abruzzo which is often overlooked by tourists. This region is mountainous and rugged located between the heart of Apennines and the Adriatic Sea. Join our Essence of Abruzzo tour and discover the region’s rich gastronomic heritage.
Experience northern Italy by car or by foot; explore traditional villages, magical cities, breathtaking lakes and alpine scenery with one of our fabulous self-drive packages, Venice day tours, city packages or our fully escorted boutique tour. The northern region boasts breathtaking alpine scenery, spectacular coastlines and gorgeous lakes.
Discover the endless charm of Venice, the capital of Veneto region and one of the most romantic places in world. Explore the enchanting Venetian Lagoon with our self-drive boating holidays or gondola tours.
For hikers and adventure seekers, hike or cycle the Dolomites, a mountain range which is part of the Southern Limestone Alps.
In the north, discover some of the most gorgeous lakes of Italy namely Lake Como, Lake Garda and Lake Magiorre with our escorted group tours, day tours and walking tours.
You can’t miss the breathtaking Cinque Terre when you’re in northern Italy. The Cinque Terre (meaning “Five Lands”) is located on coast of the Italian Riviera, in the region of Liguria. It comprises of five villages perched on steep hills and cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Manarola, Cornigilia and Riomaggiore. Explore Cinque Terre with one of our packaged tours, group tours, self-guided walking tours or one of our fabulous day tour experiences.
Down the south, explore the diverse regions of Basilicata, Campania, Calabria Puglia, Sicily, Aeolian Islands and Sardinia.
Take a tour of the bustling Naples, the capital of Campania and known as the birthplace of pizza. Staying longer? Experience Sorrento, Capri & the Amalfi Coast on our fabulous packaged tour. During this tour, explore the famous ruins of Pompeii; spend a night on the magical Island of Capri then head to the gorgeous Amalfi Coast and enjoy a private cooking class.
CIT Italy also offers other unique experiences including rail packages, language classes, cooking classes, painting holidays, food tours, pre & post cruise packages, car rental and leasing.
Experience the best Italy has to offer. Contact CIT Italy to book your next Italian travel experience.