City Tours & Day Trips 

CIT offers a wide range of city tours and day trip options across Italy and Europe.  Base yourself in one of the main cities of Italy for a week and discover the city and its surrounds on one or more day tours. Mix and match your tours to suit your interests and the time available. The possibilities are endless…and you wont' even need to pack your bags!

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Rome & Surrounds

  • Imperial Rome  Visit Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum, Capital Hill and Piazza Venezia
  • The Vatican Visit Vatican Museums, The Sistine Chapel & St Peter’s Basilica
  • The Catacombs  Visit St John in Lateran, The Holy Stair, Appian Way and Catacombs
  • Tivoli   Visit Villa d’Este, Hadrian’s Villa and the Baths of Tivoli
  • Roman Countryside Visit the Appian Way, Frascati & Castelgandolfo
  • The Papal Blessing Sunday Morning in Rome
  • Papal Blessing in Castelgandolfo, Sunday Morning (Summer Residence 1 Jul – 31 Aug)
  • The Papal Audience at St Peters Square, Wednesday morning, all year
  • Rome Panorama Hop on/ Hop off bus
  • Secret Rome Explore Trastevere area and underground Rome. Not recommended for children under 8 years.
  • Cooking lesson in Rome Visit local market, cook 4 course Roman banquet lunch in private home near Spanish Steps
  • Assisi & Orvieto Visit Spoleto, Orvieto,Trevi, Foligno, Spello, Assisi & Deruta
  • Renaissance Florence City Highlights including Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Bell Tower and Baptistery and Academy of Fine Arts with statue of David by Michelangelo.

Milan & Surrounds

  • Milan City tour + Last Supper (Half day) ** Last Supper bookings are recommended**
  • Milan by Night tour (Half day) 
  • Seravalle Shopping tour (Full day)
  • Verona & Lake Garda (Full day)
  • Lake Como & Bellagio (Full day)
  • Lake Como (Full day)
  • Cinque Terre (Full day)
  • Suisse Alps & Bernina Express (Full day) Children under 4 years free.
  • Milan Sightseeing - Hop on/Hop off bus - under 5 years free, valid all year round exc 25 Dec & 1 Jan.


  • Walking Tour of Venice  (approx. 1 ½ hours, year round daily)  Visit Piazza san Marco, Santa Maria Formosa, Campo SS Giovanni e Paolo - the “Pantheon” of Venice, Marco Polo’s house and Malibran Theatre.
  • The Doge’s Palace^   (1 hour, year around daily)  Includes entry ticket for Palazzo Ducale, the seat of Venetian political power for centuries, and no waiting.
  • The Golden Basilica^ (1 hour approx., year round daily - except Sundays and holidays) Visit one of the most majestic cathedrals in the world. A masterpiece of Byzantine art. 
  • Half day Murano-Burano-Torcello Islands^ (3 ½ hours, daily year round). Visit Murano, known for its glass manufacturing, Burano - famous for lace making and coloured fishermen’s houses and Torcello - earliest centre of civilisation in the estuary. 
  • Gondola Tour^ (35 mins, year round daily) up to 6 people per gondola, ride on the Grand Canal (S.Maria della Salute area ) and minor canals (Fenice area).
^Children under 2 years free

 Florence & surrounds

  • Welcome to Florence (3 hours, daily) - Visit Piazzale Michelangelo, Duomo – Giotto’s Bell Tower, The baptistery and Cathedral. Galleria dell’Accademia with David by Michelangelo and other great works.
  • An afternoon in Florence City Sightseeing (3 hours, daily) Visit Fiesole, Etruscan town in the hills of Florence and the  Arno Valley, Franciscan Church of Santa Croce with tombs of Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Galileo and Rossini, Gallery degli Uffizzi (NOTE: the Uffizi Gallery is closed Mondays and will be replaced by Museum of Palazzo Vecchio)
  • Day Tour to Siena & San Gimignano (full day, Mon, Wed, Fri or Sat from 16 Nov-15Mar, daily 16Mar-15Nov) Visit the countryside of the Chianti region set amidst vineyards and olive trees Includes tours of Siena old city centre with Cathedral, Museo dell’Opera Metropolitana and Piazza del Campo + medieval hill top town San Gimignano, known for its many towers.
  • Afternoon tour to Pisa
  • Afternoon tour to Chianti Wine region
  • Gucci-Prada Outlet Tour
  • Cooking Course with Dinner
  • Cooking Course, Market & Lunch
  • Handmade Pasta Cooking
  • Chianti Classico & Dinner
  • Guided visit Academy Gallery
  • Best of Cinque Terre 
  • Highlights of Tuscany 

Other Italy Day Tours


Half day  – Pompeii, Herculaneum
Full day:
  • Capri & Anacapri by sea, 
  • Amalfi Coast by land, 
  • Pompeii & Vesuvius, 
  • Pompeii & Herculaneum, 
  • Ischia, 
  • Caserta Outlet Tour, 
  • Cassino, 
  • Green Mini cruise/Blue Mini cruise (May-Oct) 


Half day  
  • Capri leisure tour 
  • Mini cruise Positano
  • Pompeii Express
Full day
  • Capri-Anacapri,  Pompeii-Vesuvius,  Sorrento-Ercolano, Pompeii-Ercolano, 
  • Paestum Temples & Museum, 
  • Let’s Cook.
  • Hop on/hop off city tours – Palermo (Sicily), Turin (Piedmont), Padua & Verona (Veneto), Naples & Sorrento (Campania)



  • Paris City Tour (1 hr, 45mins, daily) Discover major landmarks : Opera - Place Vendome - Concorde Square - Champs Elysese Avenue - Arch of Triumph - Eiffel Tower - Invalides - Orsay Museum - The grand Louvre Museum - Notre Dame Cathedral - Saint Germain des Pres - Place des Pyramides.
  • Paris Open Tour - Hop on /Hop off   (valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days on 4 tour routes.) Open deck bus, over 50 stops at major attractions with English & French commentary.
  • Historic Paris  (3 hrs, 45 mins, daily except holidays and Jan/Feb)  - Vendrome Square and Old Opera House, Le Louvre, Hotel de Ville (City Hall), Bastille Square, Rue Saint Antoine - Marais District - Latin Quarter - Sorbonne - College de France - Pantheon - Luxemborg Gardens(Senate) - Saint Germain des Pres -. Includes guided tour of Notre Dame Cathedral and short cruise to Cite Island.
  • Paris Seinorama tour with Seine cruise (5 hours, daily) visit Place de la Concorde, Avenue Champs Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, Bois de Boulogne area, one hour SeineCruise and visit to 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower.
  • Paris Illuminations Night tour (1 hr, 45 mins, evenings) a drive through Paris with its magical illuminated buildings should not be missed.
  • "Saveurs” Dinner Cruise (Marina de Paris) - formal dinner cruise past most famous monuments and bridges.
  • Eiffel Tower Dinner, Cruise & Moulin Rouge (Tour 14) (6.5hrs, every evening except 31Dec, 14Feb & 14July) dinner at Restaurant “58 Tour Eiffel” (1st floor Eiffel Tour with menu & drinks included), one hour Seine cruise and Moulin Rouge cabaret entertainment (“Feerie” show) in Pigalle district. (1/2 bottle champagne included)
  • Dinner & Moulin Rouge (Tour 15) (every evening at  6.45pm) an unforgettable evening at one of the most famous Parisian cabarets: Dinner dance with menu Mistinguett. Formal dress.

Half day tours from Paris to:

  • Versailles (Tour 5) (4 hrs, daily except Mondays & 1 May) – Guided visit of the King’s and Queen;s Sate apartments within the palace and newly restored “Hall of Mirrors (Fast pass).   NOTE: Palace gardens entrance fee may apply
  • Castle of Fontainebleau (Tour 6) 5 hrs, Mon & Fri (Summer) , Wed & Sat (Winter) –the only royal and imperial French castle that has been continually inhabited for seven centuries, hunting residence of the French kings. UNESCO World Heritage site since 1981.
  • Giverny (Tour 7)  (5 hrs, daily in summer except Sunday)  Visit the home of Claude Monet from 1883 for the rest of his life, the gardens and countryside inspiration for his famous waterlilies series.Tour of gardens and Japanese bridge with free time.
Full day tour from Paris to:
  • Chateaux country of the Loire Valley (Tour 8) (12.5hrs, daily except Friday (Summer), Tue,Thu,Sat (Winter) – during the Renaissance period, the Loire Valley was the favourite place of the kings of France and their courtiers. Many castles remain in this countryside called “The Garden of France”. Visit 3 majestic castles: Chambord, Chateau de Chenonceau & Castle of Cheverny.
  •  Ile of Mont St Michel (Tour 9)  (14 .5 hrs, daily in summer, Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat in winter) – drive through the green landscapes of the Normandy regions and visit the rocky island of Mont Saint Michel with its Abbey, one of the most famous pilgrimage centres since the Middle Ages. Included: Brunch in summer/lunch in winter.
  • Reims Champagne (Tour 10)  (10 .5hrs, summer daily except Mon & Wed, Winter Fri & Tues) – visit the sacred towns of Reims, the capital of the Champagne region and known for its sparkling wine, champagne. Visit Pipe-Heidsieck wine caves and Moet & Chandon at Epernay. Includes champagne tastings.
  • Disneyland Paris (Tour 12)  Day trip to Walt Disney Studios park or Disneyland park, entrance ticket included.
  • Battefields of the Somme (Tour 16) (12 hrs, Monday & Fridays) – discover the Somme battlefields and the scars of the Great War still visible. Visit the Historical Museum in Peronne and the villages of Villers-Bretonneux and La Boisselle where the Australian, British and Canadian troops are renown. incls Lunch.

 Other Europe

  • Hop on Hop off City Tours:
London, Berlin, Athens, Barcelona, Granada & Seville (Spain), Singapore.

**NOTE: All City/Day tours are subject to availability and change (or cancellation) without notice due to third party suppliers.

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