Visiting Sorrento in March

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Visiting Sorrento in March
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Visiting Sorrento in March

Visiting Sorrento in March

Sorrento starts to come out of its winter slumber in March, with hotels and restaurants opening back up for the tourist season and the first groups of visitors arriving on the coast. The weather is still unpredictable, but the days are longer, temperatures higher, and rain showers fewer. In the second half of the month, tours to Capri, the Amalfi Coast, and Pompeii start up again.

The Weather in March in Sorrento

The weather is variable in March around Sorrento: there can be alternate days of rain and clear skies (or both in a single day), and it is often chilly. If you are planning to visit Sorrento during this month, be sure to pack clothes you can layer and a waterproof jacket.

  • 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: 11.3

What to Do in March

Tours from Sorrento to Capri, the Amalfi Coast, and Pompeii pick back up in March, so consider a day trip!

Book a tour from Sorrento

March is an ideal time of year to visit the archaeological site of Pompeii, before the hot summer days make the ruins uncomfortable to tour during midday. You can reach Pompeii and Herculaneum easily from Sorrento: take the Circumvesuviana train that stops near the archaeological park.

Visiting Pompeii and Herculaneum

We suggest choosing one of the two sites to tour, and then heading up to the crater on Mount Vesuvius.

March Events in Sorrento

If Easter falls in late March, you can see one of the traditional Easter processions that have been held for centuries on the Sorrentine Peninsula, a deeply beloved event on the coast.

There are about 30 processions that take place along the streets of the town on Holy Thursday and Good Friday.

Processions in Sorrento

Recommended experiences and tours

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Departure from: Positano

Pompeii and Herculaneum - Private Half-Day Tour

From € 200 Per vehicle |Max 19 passengers

Duration 4 hours

  • Herculaneum and Pompeii in one tour
  • Make the most of your time
  • Half-day in ancient Rome
Cantina del Vesuvio - Organic "Classico" Wine Tasting with Lunch on Vesuvius Bestseller Verified

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Organic "Classico" Wine Tasting with Lunch on Vesuvius

€ 28 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Free cancellation

  • Organic wine from Vesuvius
  • Guided walk of the winery
  • Lunch with local specialties
Excellent (969)

Departure from: Naples

Naples by Sea: Full-day Private Gozzo Boat Tour

From € 320 Per boat | Max 4 passengers

Duration 7 hours

Free cancellation

  • Traditional gozzo boat and English-speaking skipper
  • A full day at sea
  • Neapolitan aperitivo on board
Excellent (1121)

Experience and tour

Organic "Superiore" Wine Tasting + Lunch on Vesuvius

€ 35 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Free cancellation

  • Organic Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio DOP Superiore wine
  • Lunch on traditional dishes while enjoying the view
  • Visit the vineyard and winery
Excellent (969)
La Cucina del Gusto By Chef Carmen   - Cooking Class in Sorrento with Chef Carmen Most popular Verified

Departure from: Sorrento

Cooking Class in Sorrento with Chef Carmen

€ 80 per guest

Duration 3 hours

Free cancellation

  • Three-hour cooking class in Sorrento
  • Traditional dishes with local ingredients
  • Final meal with wine and Limoncello included
Excellent (531)

Departure from: Positano

Capri Boat Tour with Pick-up from Positano

€ 119 per guest

Duration 9 hours

Free cancellation

  • Pick-up by car or minivan in Positano
  • Boat tour of Capri from Sorrento
  • Free time to explore Capri on land
Excellent (370)
Motoscafisti di Capri - Island Tour + Stop by Blue Grotto - Yellow Line Most popular Verified

Departure from: Capri

Island Tour + Stop by Blue Grotto - Yellow Line

€ 18 per guest € 19 -5%

Duration 2 hours

  • Skip the line
  • Save money
  • See the island highlights
Very good (271)

Departure from: Capri

Mind-Blowing Capri Tour with Prosecco!

From € 220 Per boat | Max 4 passengers

Duration 3 hours

Free cancellation

  • Circle the island of Capri
  • Toast with Prosecco on board
  • English-speaking skipper
Excellent (1121)

Departure from: Capri

Tour of Capri on a Gozzo from Marina Piccola

From € 130 Per boat | Max 7 passengers € 150 -13%

Duration 2 hours 3 hours

Free cancellation

  • A tour by gozzo boat around the island departing from the bay opposite the Faraglioni and with a stop to swim off the coast of Capri.
Excellent (130)

Departure from: Capri

Transfer to Blue Grotto and Back- Blue Line

€ 17 per guest € 18 -6%

Duration 1 hour

  • Children ride free
  • Save 1 euro
  • Skip the line
Very good (271)

Departure from: Naples, Port of Naples, Sorrento, Positano

Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Mt. Vesuvius Tour

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

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

  • A driving tour departing from Sorrento, Positano, or Naples via elegant sedan or minivan and English-speaking driver.
Excellent (242)

Departure from: Naples

Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius Tour with Wine Tasting

€ 85 per guest

Duration 7 hours

  • Visit the ruins of Pompeii
  • Views from the top of Mt. Vesuvius
  • Wine tasting
Excellent (2427)

Accommodations

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3 stars - Massa Lubrense

Hotel La Certosa

From € 84
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 (186)

B&B and Homes - Sorrento

Marina Piccola 73

From € 160
Breakfast included

Your boutique B&B with a view of the Bay of Naples

  1. A seaside B&B within steps of the beaches of Sorrento
  2. The atmosphere of a typical Mediterranean home
  3. The combination of traditional architectural features and modern decor
Excellent (447)

Villas - Massa Lubrense

Relais Villarena

From € 85

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 (226)

Farmhouse Holidays - Piano di Sorrento

Agriturismo Antico Casale

Are you ready to discover the authentic countryside along the coast?

A working farm holiday halfway between Sorrento and Positano
Local specialties made by Nonna Luisa
The warm hospitality of the Persico family

Excellent (244)

Historical Residences - Sorrento

Maison Tofani

From € 119

A modern luxury retreat with a timeless beauty

  1. Have a leisurely cocktail in the "Europa" lounge, hung with 18th century works of art
  2. Relax on the sundeck overlooking the rooftops of Sorrento
  3. Visit the wine grotto with wines from across Italy
Excellent (1225)

4 stars - Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi

Grand Hotel Due Golfi

Your view of paradise

  1. Terrazza L'Incanto: a terrace with infinity pool overlooking the Bays of Naples and Salerno
  2. Private sea or garden view balconies in every room
  3. A fairytale wedding against the backdrop of the sparkling Mediterranean
Excellent (1131)

3 stars - Massa Lubrense

Hotel & Spa Bellavista Francischiello

Fall head over heels for the Mediterranean: the sea, the art, the beauty

  1. The view of Capri from your room
  2. The Spa: paradise...in paradise
  3. The flavors of Sorrento served with a view
Very good (817)

4 stars - Sorrento

Grand Hotel Flora

Traditional Sorrentine hospitality

  1. Relax near the refreshing pool
  2. Sample classic Mediterranean cuisine
  3. Vacation just a few minutes from the center of Sorrento
Very good (763)
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4 stars - Sorrento

Grand Hotel Riviera

Postcard-perfect memories from Sorrento

  1. From the rooms to the private beach by elevator
  2. Dinner with a view of Mount Vesuvius and the Bay of Naples
  3. A historic hotel in the heart of Sorrento
Excellent (1695)

4 stars - Sorrento

Hotel Carlton International

Your Italian holiday in the heart of Sorrento

  1. A hotel with pool in the historic center of Sorrento
  2. Just steps from the beach and vibrant streets of Sorrento
  3. A vast number of daytrips and food and wine tours
Very good (871)

4 stars - Sorrento

Hotel Continental

Perched above the Mediterranean Sea in Sorrento's "old town"

  1. Suite Pitloo: a jacuzzi on the terrace with a view
  2. A dinner by candlelight with a view over the Bay of Naples
  3. An elevator directly from the hotel to the beach
Excellent (1263)

4 stars - Sorrento

Johanna Park

Retreat to the hills above Sorrento to relax

  1. Admire the views of the Bay of Naples from the rooftop terrace
  2. Relax in the pool and bask on the surrounding sundeck
  3. Savor the specialties of the local cuisine
Very good (591)
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