Summer in Italy: Sail Away with Select Italy’s Boat Tours

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Select Italy presents its portfolio of hand-picked water tours to enjoy the Italian summer at its best.

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Boat tours are available throughout Italy and depending on the client’s schedule, it makes a perfect full or half day trip to escape the crowds and enjoy amazing landscapes in peace.

Summer is Italy’s peak season for tourism, thanks to many activities only available during this time of the year: outdoor concerts among ancient ruins, after-hours tours, summer festivals, warm weather, alluring seaside locations, and water tours. Select Italy (, the online boutique travel company, is a one-stop-shop for a memorable trip to Italy offering a wide selection of travel services.

Italy is a year-round tourist destination, as every season has unique experiences and events in store. From May to September, warm weather favors outdoors activities all along the peninsula, making summer the perfect time to enjoy Italian coasts, lakes and navigable rivers. From north to south it is possible to take private and shared boat tours to enjoy Italian cities from a different point of view. Select Italy offers a wide selection of boat tours, including:

  • Shared Boat Tour on Arno River (Florence): Cruise down the Arno river in a barchetto, a gondola-style boat. The service includes a small walking tour of Florence and a drink by Ponte Vecchio.
  • Portovenere & Cinque Terre by Private Sailboat (Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Portovenere): Full day excursion from La Spezia to discover the five fishing villages that make up the renowned Cinque Terre. The experience includes a walking tour of Portovenere and the possibility to stop for a swim.
  • Lake Como by Private Boat (Lake Como): enjoy Lake Como from the water with a 6-hour motorboat cruise. Get to know the charming villages and the history of the private villas of this enchanting destination.
  • Amalfi Coast Exclusive Sunset Tour (Amalfi Coast, Capri, Praiano, Positano): Become a shipowner for two hours and cruise out to sea for a stunning view of the Amalfi Coast at sunset.

“Italy boasts unique seasonal activities and during summer nothing is more appropriate than a boat tour, it can definitely be the cherry on top of any vacation,” says Michaelanne Chapel, Senior sales Consultant at Select Italy. “Boat tours are available throughout Italy and depending on the client’s schedule, it makes a perfect full or half day trip to escape the crowds and enjoy amazing landscapes in peace.”

Consult the complete offering of boat tours on the company website. For further information about Select Italy visit or send an e-mail to info(AT)

About Select Italy
Select Italy® is The Ultimate Source for Travel to Italy® and offers a wide array of superior Italian travel products and services, including customized itineraries, state-of-the-art tours and packages, wedding/honeymoon trips, unique culinary classes, a complete pre-departure ticketing service for museums and musical events, private guided services, yacht charters, transportation, hotel reservations, villa bookings and more. Through a vast network of suppliers and cultural contacts, anything and everything you need for optimum travel to Italy is possible with Select Italy. Based in Chicago with an office in New York and Shanghai and support staff in Italy, the company has expanded its offerings and travel services to the Balkans with the launch of Select Croatia®.

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