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

Ring Walk on the Slopes of Montepertuso above Positano

€ 9 per guest

Duration 3 hours

  • Unique views of Positano from above lead by a local guide
  • Walk along panoramic country paths
  • Discover the coast's lush Mediterranean vegetation
Excellent (120)

Departure from: Sorrento

Small-Group Tour of the Amalfi Coast

€ 65 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • From Sorrento, visit Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello in one day
  • A small group of just 8 people
  • Free time in each town
Excellent (139)
Buyourtour - Capri Boat Tour Most popular Verified

Departure from: Sorrento

Capri Boat Tour

€ 85 per guest

Duration 8 hours (Morning)

  • Departure from your hotel in Sorrento Area/ meeting point
  • Tour of the Island by boat
  • Free time to visit the island
Excellent (139)

Departure from: Amalfi

Capri Boat Tour with Pick-up from Amalfi

€ 135 per guest

Duration 10 hours

  • Boat tour from Sorrento Coast to Capri
  • Hotel pick-up included
  • Transfer from Amalfi to Sorrento
Excellent (139)

Departure from: Positano

Capri Boat Tour with Pick-up from Positano

€ 129 per guest

Duration 9 hours

  • Pick-up by car or minivan in Positano
  • Boat tour of Capri from Sorrento
  • Free time to explore Capri on land
Excellent (139)

Departure from: Capri

Capri Boat Tour with Blue Grotto: Open Ticket

€ 18 per guest

Duration 2 hours

  • Blue Grotto visit
  • Flexible open ticket
  • Tour in English and Italian
Excellent (237)

Departure from: Capri

The Magic of Capri in Autumn: 2-hour Group Tour

€ 30 per guest

Duration 2 hours

  • The top sights on Capri in 2 hours
  • Visit the island without the heat and crowds
  • A great price for a group tour!
Excellent (1095)

Departure from: Capri

THE DIVINE: 2.15hour tour of Capri

from € 150 Per boat | Max 4 passengers

Duration 2 hours

  • This exciting and complete tour of the island is perfect for those of you who wish to visit all the caves and beauty spots of Capri. A visit to the Blue Grotto is possible if it is open on the day, depending on the tide. We are informed around 9am each morning of its status.
Excellent (1095)
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Departure from: Sorrento

Pompeii Half-Day Tour from Sorrento with Tickets

€ 69 per guest

Duration 4 hours (Morning)

  • Spend a half day visiting the massive archaeological site of Pompeii
  • Step back in time and discover a real Roman town,
  • Explore its well-preserved houses, stores, taverns, mosaics and frescoes.
Excellent (815)

Departure from: Capri

Capri Boat Tour: Open Ticket

€ 18 per guest

Duration 1 hour

  • Flexible open ticket
  • Tour in English and Italian
  • Best of Capri by sea
Excellent (237)

Departure from: Naples

Pompeii: Guided Tour Departing from Naples

€ 30 per guest

Duration 3 hours

  • Transfer between Naples and Pompeii
  • Two-hour guided tour
  • Free time in the archaeological park
Excellent (2028)

Departure from: Capri

The MIND BLOWING tour and Prosecco!

from € 220 Per boat | Max 4 passengers

Duration 3 hours

  • Boat tour around the island visiting Faraglioni, the Blue Grotto and relaxing with Prosecco wine on board!
Excellent (1095)

Accommodations

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Hotel La Certosa Bestseller

3 stars - 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 (184)
Tel. +39 081 8081209

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
Marina Piccola 73 Bestseller

B&B and Homes - Sorrento

Marina Piccola 73

From € 100
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 (426)
Tel. +39 081 8071643

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 (247)
Tel. +39 081 8083462
Maison Tofani Bestseller

Historical Residences - Sorrento

Maison Tofani

From € 100

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 (1205)
Tel. +39 081 878 4020

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 (1068)
Tel. +39 081 878 00 04

3 stars - Massa Lubrense

Hotel & Spa Bellavista Francischiello

From € 109
Breakfast included

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 (778)
Tel. +39 0818789181

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 (745)
Tel. +39 081 8782520
Grand Hotel Riviera Bestseller

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 (1654)
Tel. +39 081 8072011

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 (866)
Tel. + 39 081 8072669
Hotel Continental Bestseller

4 stars - Sorrento

Hotel Continental

From € 120
Breakfast included

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 (1194)
Tel. +39 081 8072608

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
Excellent (584)
Tel. +39 081 8072472
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