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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Departure from: Sorrento

Skip-the-line Pompeii Half-Day Tour from Sorrento

€ 69 per guest

Duration 4 hours (Morning)

Free cancellation

  • Archaeologist guide in English and Italian
  • Fast track entrance with tickets included
  • See the highlights of Pompeii
  • Round-trip transportation from Sorrento
Excellent (841)

Departure from: Naples, Sorrento, Amalfi, Salerno

Shore excursion to the Amalfi Coast

Da € 380 per vehicle | Max 16 people

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • Private shore excursion via air-conditioned vehicle along the Amalfi Coast with pick up/drop off at the port of Sorrento or Naples.
Excellent (182)

Departure from: Sorrento

Small-group Bus Tour of the Amalfi Coast from Sorrento

€ 75 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • Highlights of the coast in one day
  • Tour with a small group by minibus
  • Local guide in English and Italian
  • Live Commentary on board
Excellent (841)

Departure from: Naples, Sorrento, Positano

Full-Day Transfer: Pompeii, Mt Vesuvius, Herculaneum

Da € 330 Per vehicle | Max 16 people

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • Visit Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Mt Vesuvius in one day, with pick-up, drop off, and transfers via air-conditioned car with driver.
Excellent (182)

Departure from: Naples

Small-group Bus Tour of the Amalfi Coast from Naples

€ 89 per guest

Duration 8 hours (Morning)

Free cancellation

  • Visit Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello in one day
  • Official Local Guide in English and Italian
  • Free time to visit all three towns
Excellent (841)

Departure from: Positano

Pompeii and Sorrento Full-Day Tour

Da € 360 Per vehicle |Max 19 passengers

Duration 8 hours

  • Choose your departure time
  • Travel by luxury sedan or minivan
  • Experienced drivers

Tours and excursions

Private Car Service along the Amalfi Coast

Da € 380 Per vehicle | Max 16 people

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • The best of the Amalfi Coast with a private car to see Amalfi, Ravello, and Positano in one day!
Excellent (182)

Departure from: Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano

Boat tour to Capri

Da € 870 Per boat | Max 12 passengers

Duration 8 hours

  • Highly rated on Tripadvisor
  • Snacks and Drinks always included
  • Pick-up and Drop-off from your hotel included
Excellent (1643)

Departure from: Port of Naples, Sorrento, Positano

Car Service to Paestum + Mozzarella Experience

Da € 350 Per vehicle | Max 8 passengers

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • Visit the temples of Paestum followed by a "mozzarella experience" with a private car service!
Excellent (182)

Departure from: Naples

Sorrento, Positano and Pompeii - Day tour from Naples

Da € 407 Per vehicle € 450 -10%

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • Visit three famous destinations in one day
  • Departure from Naples: perfect for a shore excursion
  • Tour by private car and driver
Excellent (376)

Departure from: Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano

Boat Tour of Capri via Della Pasqua 50 Yacht

Da € 1,500 Per boat | Max 6 passengers

Duration 7 hours

  • Luxury yacht
  • For lovers of sporty and powerful crafts
  • Completely customizable tour
Excellent (631)

Tours and excursions

Path of the Gods Transfer and Guided Hike

Da € 380 Per group | Max 8 people

Duration 6 hours

Free cancellation

  • All-inclusive service with round-trip transfers between your hotel and the trail, plus a hiking guide along the trail.
Excellent (182)

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 € 170
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 (167)
Tel. +39 089 875085
Villa Oliviero Bestseller

Luxury Villas - Positano

Villa Oliviero

From € 300
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

Luxury Villas - Positano

Villa Magia

From € 300
Breakfast included

Villa Magia, the pinnacle of your dream villa

  1. One of the most spectacular views along the entire Amalfi Coast
  2. The perfect position at the highest point in Positano, accessible by car
  3. The lush Mediterranean garden, where you can settle in to gaze at the sea
Excellent (139)
Tel. +39 089 875584
Positano Art Hotel Pasitea Bestseller

Small Boutique Hotels - Positano

Positano Art Hotel Pasitea

From € 137
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 (1251)
Tel. +39 089 875500

4 stars - Positano

Hotel L'Ancora

From € 280
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 (308)
Tel. +39 089 875318

3 stars - Minori

Hotel Europa

From € 43
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 (485)
Tel. +39 340 3382917

3 stars - Massa Lubrense

Hotel La Certosa

From € 99
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 € 219
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 (1973)
Tel. +39 089 874628
Hotel Conca d'Oro Bestseller

4 stars - Positano

Hotel Conca d'Oro

From € 49
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 (791)
Tel. +39 089 875111

Villas - Massa Lubrense

Relais Villarena

From € 75

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 (222)
Tel. +39 0818081779

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 (1212)
Tel. +39 089 875177

4 stars - Positano

Hotel Villa Gabrisa

From € 212.40
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 (737)
Tel. +39 089 811498
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