Visiting the Amalfi Coast in March

The peaceful early spring on the coast

Visiting the Amalfi Coast in March
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Visiting the Amalfi Coast in March

Visiting the Amalfi Coast in March

March on the Amalfi Coast means a mix of the first balmy days of spring and the last blustery days of winter, with sun and rain (often in the same afternoon) and the cheerful bustle of the coastal towns opening up for the season.

Most hotels and restaurants in Positano and Amalfi close or the winter, reopening at Easter; many businesses along the coast take advantage of the month of March to do renovation work or generally ready themselves for the summer crowds. Locals say that the scent of March isn't only the flowering mimosa and orange trees, but the smell of fresh paint!

The Weather in Positano in March

Temperatures are milder and the days are longer in March, making it an ideal climate for taking walks and visiting the towns along the coast, despite the frequent rain showers. The sea is still too cold to swim, however!

  • Average high temperature (in Celsius): 16° C
  • Average low temperature (in Celsius): 10° C
  • Chance of rain: 27%
  • Chance of clouds: 45%
  • Average sea temperature (in Celsius): 14° C
  • Average daylight hours: 11.30

March offers perfect weather for heading out on the coast's hiking trails:

Hiking and Walking on the Amalfi Coast

What to Pack

The unpredictable weather in March along the coast calls for dressing in layers, and be sure to bring a rain jacket and a pair of shoes that don't get slippery when the streets are wet.

Where to Stay in March

The best place to choose a hotel in March is Sorrento, given the ease of transportation to Capri, Pompeii, and the Amalfi Coast. If you want to spend your time relaxing rather than exploring each day, choose a hotel in Positano (though many may still be closed). It's also easy to drive along the coast in March, as the traffic is still light making the narrow, winding road easier to navigate.

Recommended experiences and tours for March

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Cantina del Vesuvio - Organic Wine Tasting with Lunch on Vesuvius Bestseller Verified

Food experience

Organic Wine Tasting with Lunch on Vesuvius

€ 28 per guest

Duration 2 hours

  • Taste wines made on Mount Vesuvius
  • Enjoy lunch with a view over the Bay of Naples
  • Take a guided walk through the vineyards
Excellent (597)

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 (220)
Motoscafisti di Capri - Transfer to Blue Grotto - Blue Line Most popular Verified

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 (220)

Departure from: Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano

Day Trip to Capri Via ApreaMare Gozzo Boat

from € 1,150 up to 12 passengers

Duration 8 hours

  • The coast and the Piazzetta: all the magic of Capri
  • Comfortable and spacious boat
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel
Excellent (265)

Departure from: Naples, Sorrento, Positano

Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Mt. Vesuvius Tour

from € 320 EUR 40/hour for extra time € 340 -6%

Duration 8 hours

  • A tour by private, air-conditioned car departing from Sorrento, Positano, or Naples with an experienced, English-speaking driver.
Excellent (156)
Restart Boat - Day Trip on the Amalfi Coast via ApreaMare Gozzo Boat Bestseller Verified

Departure from: Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano

Day Trip on the Amalfi Coast via ApreaMare Gozzo Boat

from € 1,320 Up to 12 passengers

Duration 8 hours

  • The elegance and comfort of an ApreaMare gozzo
  • Swims in the turquoise waters off the coast
  • Visits to Positano and the center of Amalfi
Excellent (265)
Top Excursion Sorrento - Pompeii, Wine Tour, and Sorrento (from Positano) Bestseller Verified

Departure from: Positano

Pompeii, Wine Tour, and Sorrento (from Positano)

from € 349

Duration 8 hours

The ruins of Pompeii, the wines of Mount Vesuvius, and the charm of historic Sorrento: this private tour privato departing from Positano is an unforgettable day of discovery of the best of southern Italy.
Tour by luxury sedan or minivan with a professional bilingual driver.
Duration: 8 hours

Excellent (156)
Travel Etc  - Small-group Bus Tour of the Amalfi Coast from Sorrento Bestseller Verified

Departure from: Sorrento

Small-group Bus Tour of the Amalfi Coast from Sorrento

€ 75 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Visit Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello in a day
  • Avoid the hassle of public transportation
  • See the coastline with a guide
Excellent (353)

Departure from: Naples, Sorrento

Path of Gods and Positano Tour

from € 400

Duration 9 hours

Walk the Path of the Gods (Sentiero degli Dei) hassle-free and visit the coastal village of Positano on this full-day tour with private driver.

Excellent (546)
Astarita Car Service - Private Tour from Positano to Pompeii with guide Bestseller Verified

Departure from: Pompeii, Positano

Private Tour from Positano to Pompeii with guide

from € 415 up to 8 people

Duration 4 hours

Private tour from Positano to Pompeii with an authorized guide. An expert English speaking driver will pick you up at your hotel and drive you on a Mercedes vehicle. Duration of the tour: 5 hours

Excellent (553)

Departure from: Sorrento, Positano

Wine Tasting Tour - Lacryma Christi

from € 500 up to 8 people

Duration 7 hours

Are you interested in learning about how the historic "Lacryma Christi" wine is produced? Our wine tour takes you to the vineyards where this wine is made, with a visit to the cellar and lunch with a choice between two menùs. After your tasting, the tour continues to Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Excellent (553)
Capri Day Tour - BASIC Day Trip Package Bestseller Verified

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.

Accommodations

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

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Availability and prices

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Casa Buonocore Bestseller

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

4 stars - Positano

Hotel Poseidon

From € 1,000
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 (1023)
Tel. +39 089 811111

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 (206)
Hotel Margherita Bestseller

4 stars - Praiano

Hotel Margherita

From € 209
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 (1767)
Tel. +39 089 874628
Positano Art Hotel Pasitea Bestseller

Small Boutique Hotels - Positano

Positano Art Hotel Pasitea

From € 94
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 (1181)
Tel. +39 089 875500

3 stars - Nerano - Massa Lubrense

Hotel La Certosa

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 - 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 (279)
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 (468)
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 (1147)
Tel. +39 089 875177

4 stars - Positano

Hotel Villa Gabrisa

From € 135
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 (686)
Tel. +39 089 811498

4 stars - Positano

Hotel Eden Roc Suites

From € 235
Breakfast included

Heaven in Paradise

  1. Breakfast overlooking Positano
  2. An infinity pool in paradise
  3. Gorgeous antiques and a private jacuzzi in the Imperial Suite
Excellent (1637)
Tel. +39 089 875 844

4 stars - Positano

Palazzo Marzoli Resort

From € 229
Breakfast included

Private pleasures in Positano

  1. The charm of a 17th century palazzo in Positano
  2. Rooms filled with light - and the colors of the sea
  3. A terrace with Jacuzzi - just for you!
Very good (347)
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