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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Departure from: Sorrento

Pompeii & Vesuvius Tour from Sorrento, Tickets Included

€ 89 per guest

Duration 8 hours (Morning)

  • Guided eight-hour tour
  • Pickup and drop-off at Sorrento hotels
  • Priority access and earbuds for groups of over 12
Excellent (673)

Departure from: Capri

Capri Boat Tour with Blue Grotto: Open Ticket

€ 18 per guest

Duration 2 hours

  • Open ticket: choose your tour date
  • Admire Capri by sea
  • Various departure times each day
Excellent (204)

Departure from: Sorrento

Capri Boat Tour

€ 85 per guest

Duration 8 hours (Morning)

  • Stops to swim
  • Hotel pick-up included (Sorrento and surrounds)
  • Small-group tour
Excellent (92)
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Departure from: Amalfi

Capri Boat Tour with Pick-up from Amalfi

€ 149 per guest

Duration 10 hours

  • Visit the Blue Grotto
  • Hotel pick up
  • Sack lunch on board
Excellent (92)

Departure from: Capri

Capri Boat Tour: Open Ticket

€ 18 per guest

Duration 1 hour

  • Flexible tour date
  • Admire Capri by sea
  • Various departure times each day
Excellent (204)

Departure from: Naples, Pompeii, Castellammare di Stabia, Herculaneum

Capri and Anacapri: Guided Tour from Naples/Area

€ 110 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Visit Capri by land and sea
  • Limoncello tasting
  • Guided tour and free time
Excellent (204)
Charter System  - Private Tour of Capri from Sorrento or Positano Bestseller Verified

Departure from: Sorrento, Positano

Private Tour of Capri from Sorrento or Positano

from € 849 Per boat | Max 10 passengers € 949 -11%

Duration 8 hours

  • Private tour for maximum flexibility for schedules and itineraries

Departure from: Sorrento

Boat Tour of the Amalfi Coast

€ 99 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • The best of the Amalfi Coast in one tour
  • Free time on land to have lunch or shop
  • Stops to swim and snorkel
Excellent (92)

Departure from: Naples, Pompeii, Castellammare di Stabia, Herculaneum

Capri: Boat Tour from Naples/Area

€ 64 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Meeting points in and around Naples
  • English-speaking crew
  • Visit Capri on land at your own pace
Excellent (204)
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Departure from: Sorrento

Private Boat Tour from Sorrento to Positano (8 hours)

from € 650 Per Boat | Max 12 passengers

Duration 8 hours

  • Powerful and comfortable private boat
  • Snacks and minibar on board
  • Hotel pick-up
Excellent (92)
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Departure from: Positano

Capri Boat Tour with Pick-up from Positano

€ 129 per guest

Duration 9 hours

  • Hotel pick up in Positano
  • Visit the Blue Grotto
  • Free time to shop and sightsee on the island
Excellent (92)

Departure from: Sorrento

Small-group Bus Tour of the Amalfi Coast from Sorrento

€ 75 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Highlights of the coast in one day
  • Tour with a small group by minibus
  • A local guide dedicated to your group
Excellent (673)

Accommodations

Choose among Positano.com's selected and reviewed accommodations, with more than 12.000+ dream rooms reserved.

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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 (162)
Tel. +39 089 875085
Positano Art Hotel Pasitea Bestseller

Small Boutique Hotels - Positano

Positano Art Hotel Pasitea

From € 211.68
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 (1225)
Tel. +39 089 875500
Hotel L'Ancora Bestseller

4 stars - Positano

Hotel L'Ancora

From € 200
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 (301)
Tel. +39 089 875318
Villa Oliviero Bestseller

Luxury Villas - Positano

Villa Oliviero

From € 230
Breakfast included

Your dream retreat in Positano

  1. Your very own luxury villa on the Amalfi Coast
  2. The spectacular views of the sea surrounding Positano
  3. Relaxing in the Jacuzzi or steam room, in the garden
Excellent (40)
Tel. +39 335 6891661
Hotel Europa Bestseller

3 stars - Minori

Hotel Europa

From € 50
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 (479)
Tel. +39 340 3382917

3 stars - Massa Lubrense

Hotel La Certosa

From € 89
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 (184)
Tel. +39 081 8081209

4 stars - Praiano

Hotel Margherita

From € 189
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 (1908)
Tel. +39 089 874628
Hotel Conca d'Oro Bestseller

4 stars - Positano

Hotel Conca d'Oro

From € 60
Breakfast included

The magic of Positano in your room

  1. Romantic moonlit dinners on the terrace
  2. Every room and suite has a marvelous view of the sea
  3. Jacuzzi with a view: relaxation, Positano-style
Very good (763)
Tel. +39 089 875111

4 stars - Minori

Hotel Santa Lucia

From € 90
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 (649)
Tel. +39 089 877142

Villas - 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 (219)
Tel. +39 0818081779

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 (106)
Tel. +39 081 350 4684
Hotel Palazzo Murat Bestseller

4 stars - Positano

Hotel Palazzo Murat

From € 380
Breakfast included

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 (1193)
Tel. +39 089 875177
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