Visiting the Amalfi Coast in April

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Visiting the Amalfi Coast in April
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Visiting the Amalfi Coast in April

Visiting the Amalfi Coast in April

April is the month in which the Amalfi Coast, Capri, and Sorrento officially reopen for the season: hotels, restaurants, and shops are ready for the spring, and ferries begin their high season schedules with routes connecting to the towns along the coast.

This is a great month to explore the Amalfi Coast, as long as you are not expecting a “beach vacation”.

Aside from the days surrounding Easter and Italy's spring bank holidays (25 April and 1 May), you'll find the coast pleasantly quiet, and you'll be able to stroll through the towns and walk the hiking paths without the stress of the summer crowds.

Walking and Hiking on the Amalfi Coast

April Weather in Positano

The weather can still be a bit unpredictable in April on the Amalfi Coast, but temperatures are generally mild and there are more hours of daylight as the weeks go on. We suggest packing loafers or athletic shoes and jeans, as well as sandals and lighter clothing. It is generally too cool to swim in the sea, but the sun is warm enough for the beach to be pleasant, as well as lunch at one of the waterfront restaurants.

  • Average high temperature (in Celsius): 19° C
  • Average low temperature (in Celsius): 13° C
  • Chance of rain: 25%
  • Chance of clouds: 42%
  • Average sea temperature (in Celsius): 16° C
  • Average daylight hours: 13

Easter Celebrations

If you are visiting in April, you may be able to see some of the traditional Easter celebrations on the coast.

In Sorrento, there are a number of religious processions that take over the town streets on Holy Thursday and Good Friday, with hooded locals parading religious statues and crosses after nightfall. In Minori, a group of locals sing religious hymns that date from the 1300s and have been passed down through the generations.

Easter Processions in Sorrento

April is also an ideal time of year for a day trip to Capri from Positano or Amalfi.

Recommended experiences and tours for April

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Boat tours

Boat Tour of the Amalfi Coast - 4HoursTour- Gozzo

from € 400 Per boat

Duration 4 hours

Set sail from Positano and skirt the coastline to Amalfi, with the ooption of stopping at the Emerald Grotto and for a swim in the most crystalline hidden coves. Morning or afternoon

Excellent (463)

Departure from: Capri

Transfer to Blue Grotto - Blue Line

€ 15 per guest € 16 -6%

Duration 1 hour

Buy the online ticket, save 1 euro and skip the line!

Very good (222)

Departure from: Capri

BASIC Day Trip Package

€ 57 per guest € 60 -5%

Duration 4 hours

A simple and convenient DIY day tour on Capri: boat tour with a stop at the Blue Grotto, round trip funicular tickets to Capri, and lunch at a local restaurant.

Excellent (2)

Departure from: Capri

Tour of the Isle of Capri by private gozzo boat

from € 160 Per boat | Max 6 people

Duration 2 hours 3 hours

  • Book your private boat in just a few clicks
  • Exclusive service
  • No commission to the hotels
Excellent (187)
Grassi Junior Boats - Shared Gozzo Boat Capri Tour from Positano Most popular Verified

Departure from: Positano

Shared Gozzo Boat Capri Tour from Positano

€ 85 per guest

Duration 7 hours

  • A 7-hour tour from Positano to Capri: a boat ride around the island plus 4 hours of free time on the island.
Excellent (71)

Departure from: Capri

Half day tour by private gozzo around the Isle of Capri

from € 230 Per boat | Max 6 people

Duration 4 hours

  • Book your private boat in just a few clicks
  • Exclusive service
  • No commission to the hotels
Excellent (187)
Plaghia Charter - Shared Boat Tour from Positano to Capri Most popular Verified

Departure from: Positano

Shared Boat Tour from Positano to Capri

€ 85 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • The most cost-effective boat tour of Capri
  • Tours by wooden gozzo boat
  • Snacks and beverages included
Excellent (574)

Food experience

Organic "Superiore" Wine Tasting + Lunch on Vesuvius

€ 35 per guest

Duration 2 hours

  • Organic Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio DOP Superiore wine
  • Lunch on traditional dishes while enjoying the view
  • Visit the vineyard and winery
Excellent (630)

Departure from: Capri

Boat Tour of Capri with a Blue Grotto Stop: Yellow Line

€ 17 per guest € 18 -6%

Duration 2 hours (Morning)

Purchase your ticket for an island boat tour online and save!

Very good (222)
Travel Etc  - Pompeii & Vesuvius Tour from Positano, Tickets Included Bestseller Verified

Departure from: Positano

Pompeii & Vesuvius Tour from Positano, Tickets Included

€ 109 per guest

Duration 8 hours (Morning)

  • Visit Pompeii and Vesuvius with a professional guide
  • Round-trip transportation from Positano
  • Skip-the-line tickets included
Excellent (366)

Departure from: Sorrento

Sorrento Coast and Capri Boat Tour - Bestseller

€ 89 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Boat tour for small groups helps you beat the crowds and enjoy a personal outing
  • Sorrento Coast and Capri from the sea, visit at the amazing sea caves and stops to swim and snorkel
  • Drinks, snacks, limoncello, and snorkeling equipment are all provided
Excellent (562)

Accommodations

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B&B and Homes - Positano

Casa Buonocore

From € 195
Breakfast included

Positano's boutique guest house

  1. A villa within steps of the sea washing the Amalfi Coast
  2. Start the day in style, with breakfast on the terrace
  3. The library overlooking the center of Positano
Excellent (147)
Tel. +39 089 875085

3 stars - Nerano - Massa Lubrense

Hotel La Certosa

From € 94
Breakfast included

A bed on the beach (well, almost!)

  1. Just three steps and you're on the beach of Marina del Cantone
  2. A delicious fish supper at the "Pappone"' restaurant
  3. The spectacular views of the sea surrounding Nerano
Excellent (173)
Tel. +39 081 8081209

4 stars - Minori

Hotel Santa Lucia

From € 75
Breakfast included

A family-run property in the center of Minori

  1. Traditional Mediterranean hospitality in the heart of Minori.
  2. The delicious fish cuisine, typical of the Amalfi Coast.
  3. The vicinity to the beach and the sea.
Excellent (630)
Tel. +39 089 877142

Villas - Nerano - Massa Lubrense

Relais Villarena

From € 70

A superb position in the heart of Nerano

  1. The historic residence of the marquis of Villarena, in the center of Nerano.
  2. The flavorsome cuisine of the Amalfi Coast served in the Dolce far Niente restaurant.
  3. The view of Li Galli from the elegant apartments.
Excellent (208)
Positano Art Hotel Pasitea Bestseller

Small Boutique Hotels - Positano

Positano Art Hotel Pasitea

From € 169
Breakfast included

The art of hospitality - in Positano

  1. Traditional Mediterranean elegance on the Amalfi Coast
  2. Luxurious suites with hydromassage baths facing the sea
  3. The stunning works of art in the gallery in the hall
Excellent (1190)
Tel. +39 089 875500
Hotel Poseidon Bestseller

4 stars - Positano

Hotel Poseidon

From € 230
Breakfast included

4 star perfection, in Positano

  1. The view of Positano from your bedroom balcony
  2. The fabulous Neapolitan cuisine served on the terrace
  3. Sea and beaches just a short walk away
Excellent (1025)
Tel. +39 089 811111

4 stars - Praiano

Hotel Margherita

From € 184
Breakfast included

A little piece of paradise - in Praiano

  1. A typical Mediterranean villa with views of the sea surrounding Praiano
  2. The unique flavors of the Amalfi Coast, courtesy of Restaurant M'ama!
  3. The splendid terrace with solarium and hydromassage swimming pool
Excellent (1769)
Tel. +39 089 874628

B&B and Homes - Massa Lubrense

Casa Clementina

Where you can find peace again...

A B&B in the most pristine countryside of the Sorrentine Peninsula
Guest rooms newly renovated in 2017
A patio overlooking the sea to relax while watching the sunset

Excellent (52)
Tel. +39 081 350 4684
Hotel L'Ancora Bestseller

4 stars - Positano

Hotel L'Ancora

From € 260
Breakfast included

In the heart of the historic center of Positano

  1. The view of the sea from every single balcony and terrace
  2. The rich breakfast of fresh fruit and pastries
  3. The location in the center of Positano, close to the Spiaggia Grande beach
Excellent (280)
Tel. +39 089 875318

3 stars - Minori

Hotel Europa

From € 40
Breakfast included

Total relaxation just steps from the Minori seaside

  1. Just 50 meters to the beach
  2. A balcony or private terrace facing the lovely Roman Villa and museum
  3. A generous, delicious breakfast
Average (470)
Tel. +39 089 877512
Hotel Palazzo Murat Bestseller

4 stars - Positano

Hotel Palazzo Murat

Hidden treasure, in Positano

  1. A patrician residence with secret garden in the center of Positano
  2. The Mediterranean cuisine served in the Al Palazzo restaurant
  3. Life on the Amalfi Coast: by boat, on the beach and in the pool!
Excellent (1150)
Tel. +39 089 875177

4 stars - Positano

Hotel Villa Gabrisa

From € 144
Breakfast included

Your dream holiday on the Amalfi Coast

  1. A peaceful vacation on the Amalfi Coast in a villa in Positano
  2. The effortless Mediterranean elegance in the sea view suites
  3. The delicious cuisine of the Amalfi Coast
Excellent (691)
Tel. +39 089 811498
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