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: 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)
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)

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)

Departure from: Amalfi

Sorrento Coast Capri Boat Tour from Amalfi

€ 139 per guest

Duration 10 hours

  • Boat tour for groups of up to 12 passengers
  • Free time to visit the island Capri by land
  • Car transfer from Amalfi to the port at Piano di Sorrento
Excellent (562)

Departure from: Sorrento

Day Tour: Sorrento to the Amalfi Coast

from € 350 price per vehicle

Duration 8 hours

All the most beautiful locations on the Amalfi Coast in one 8-9 hour driving tour: we'll leave from Sorrento on board a luxury Mercedes with a professional driver at the wheel and stop in Positano, Praiano, Amalfi and Ravello ... an unforgettable day!

Excellent (561)

Departure from: Naples

Boat Tour from Naples to Capri

€ 139 per guest

Duration 10 hours

  • Hassle-free transfer from Naples to Sorrento to set sail
  • Free time on Capri to explore by land
  • Boat tour around the island
Excellent (366)

Departure from: Pompeii, Positano

Private Tour from Positano to Pompeii with guide

from € 440 up to 8 people € 450 -2%

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 (561)

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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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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