Visiting the Amalfi Coast in March

The peaceful early spring on the coast

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.

The best experiences and tours in Visiting the Amalfi Coast in March

Departure from Naples

Wine tasting
Visit the crater atop Mt. Vesuvius
Skip-the-line at Pompeii

Tour

€ 85 per guest

Duration 7 hours

Excellent
(2427 Reviews)
Capri and Pompeii: Full-day Tour from Naples
Shared

Departure from Naples

See the highlights of Capri
Learn about the history of Pompeii
Convenient departure from Naples

Tour

€ 115 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(2427 Reviews)
Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Wine Tasting on Mt. Vesuvius
Shared

Departure from Naples

Tour Pompeii and Herculaneum with an expert guide
Admire Mt. Vesuvius from up close
End your day with a wine tour

Tour

€ 140 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(2427 Reviews)
Pompeii: Guided Tour Departing from Naples
Shared

Departure from Naples

Transfer service included between Naples and Pompeii
1.5-hour tour with guide
Free time to souvenir shop near the archaeological park

Tour

€ 35 per guest

Duration 3 hours

Excellent
(2427 Reviews)

Departure from Naples

Convenient private transfer
Two hours in the ruins of Pompeii with an archaeological guide
Option of archaeological guide

Tour

From € 135 Per group | Max 18 people

Duration 3 hours

Excellent
(2427 Reviews)

Departure from Naples, Sorrento, Positano

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

Luxury car o sedan

From € 300 Per vehicle | Max 16 people

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(184 Reviews)

Departure from Naples

The highlights of the Amalfi Coast
A guided tour of Pompeii
Lunch at a traditional restaurant

Tour

€ 90 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(2427 Reviews)

Experience and tour

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

Luxury car o sedan

From € 300 Per vehicle | Max 16 people

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(184 Reviews)
Sorrento, Positano, and Amalfi Tour - From Naples
Shared

Departure from Naples

Transfer with a guide
Visit Sorrento, Positano, and Amalfi in one day
Lunch on the Amalfi Coast

Tour

€ 90 per guest

Duration 9 hours

Excellent
(2427 Reviews)
Herculaneum: Guided Tour Departing from Naples
Shared

Departure from Naples

1.5-hour guided tour of Herculaneum
Round trip transfer Naples/Herculaneum
Expert guide to explore the ruins

Tour

€ 45 per guest

Duration 3 hours

Excellent
(2427 Reviews)
Mt. Vesuvius Tour with Wine Tasting - From Pompeii
Shared

Departure from Pompeii

Taste Lacryma Christi, traditional wine from Mt, Vesuvius
Explore the crater on Mt. Vesuvius
See the highlights of this famous mountain in one day

Tour

€ 55 per guest

Duration 3 hours

Excellent
(2427 Reviews)

Departure from Sorrento

Complete flexibility
A full day at sea
Choose the boat you prefer

Acquamarina 848 Cabrio and other options...

From € 800 Per boat | Max 12 passengers

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(370 Reviews)

Where to stay in Visiting the Amalfi Coast in March

3 stars - Ravello

Your seaside villa and beach, in Ravello!

  1. A 'maison de charme' in Castiglione di Ravello
  2. Mediterranean cuisine overlooking the Bay of Salerno
  3. Your very own beach on the Amalfi Coast
Excellent
(800 Reviews)

Villas - Praiano

The irresistible allure of the Amalfi Coast

An ideal location for exploring the coast
Traditional architecture and style
Panoramic terraces and pool

5 stars - Praiano

White magic, on the Amalfi Coast

  1. An authentic design hotel in the heart of the Amalfi Coast
  2. The gourmet Mediterranean cuisine at "Un Piano nel Cielo" restaurant
  3. The private beach accessed by glass elevator
Excellent
(956 Reviews)

Restaurants open in Visiting the Amalfi Coast in March