Sicily Weather March Averages, Italy
What's The Weather Like in Sicily in March?
Is Sicily Good In March?
Sicily is a beautiful place to visit at any time of year. The weather is comfortable in March and as it's off-peak season you'll get better deals on flights and accommodation. Sicily has a Mediterranean climate with mild and short winters and hot, dry and long summers.
Is It Hot In Sicily In March?
During your stay, you can expect temperatures to reach up to 13°C at the warmest part of the day, dropping to a chilly average low of 6°C at night. Especially if there is a sea breeze in the air, the evenings can be quite cool, so make sure bring to warm evening clothing with you..
Sunshine In Sicily In March
Those two factors play a big role in the increase of sunshine hours that is observed in March compared with the previous month. Now, there are nine hours of sunshine per day on average.
Does It Rain In Sicily in March?
Although March receives a total of 34mm of rainfall, it can't be described as particularly wet. It simply rains enough to keep everything green, but not too much to spoil any vacation.
Hotels for Sicily in March
La Terra dei Sogni Hotel
Located in a rustic farm setting, La Terra dei Sogni Hotel is a great place for couples and families looking to enjoy a holiday in Sicily. Breakfast is included in the price of the room, as is the mini bar, Wi-Fi, tickets to the funfair and parking.
Hotel Villa Athena
Located amid the mystical valley of the temples, Hotel Villa Athena is a beautiful romantic retreat that captures some of the timeless beauty from the temples surrounding the hotel. This beautiful hotel is actually set within the UNESCO world heritage site, so stunning scenery is guaranteed.
Restaurants and Bars for Sicily in March
Laboratorio Pasticceria Roberto
If you're looking for the best cannoli is Sicily, visit the Laboratorio Pasticceria Roberto. This small bakery offers a huge selection of freshly prepared pastries, cakes and biscuits for really low prices.
Wiener Haus is one of Italy's most highly rated German restaurants and perhaps the only place where you can taste authentic German and Austrian dishes in Sicily. Not your typical tourist trap, Wiener Haus serves a wide range of dishes from central Europe and caters equally to tourists and locals who wish to sample German cuisine in a Mediterranean environment.
Chan Sushi Bar
Mediterranean sushi doesn't much better than Chan Sushi Bar's super fresh sushi. This welcoming, unpretentious sushi place serves fresh sushi dishes prepared from locally caught fish. The dishes are quite unlike any other sushi you might have tasted as they infuse Japanese tradition with Mediterranean influences.
Paradise Beach Club
The Paradise Beach Club is a luxurious beach bar found at gorgeous Letojanni Beach in Taormina. There, you will have access to one of Sicily's greatest and most-visited beaches. This is a fancy bar where you can relax at tables by the sea and listen to jazz music playing in the background.
Things to do in Sicily in March
Duomo di Monreale
Duomo di Monreale in Monreale is a beautiful place to visit. This cathedral can be reached on the hop-on hop-off bus in Palermo and is a must for any art and history enthusiasts. After admiring the architecture, the spectacular mosaicshe highlight of this cathedralnd the views, you can stop off for a bite to eat at one of the many nearby cafés or pick up a souvenir from one of the street stalls.
International Marionette Museum
Also in Palermo, the International Marionette Museum is an impressive museum that houses the world's largest collection of marionettes, shadow theatre dolls and numerous other types of dolls and puppets. This is a fun and very child-friendly museum.
Sicily is home to the world's only Mafia Museum. As the birthplace of the Mafia, this museum explains the history of this dark organisation and brings people face to face with true Mafia relics and the way these historic criminals shaped history.
Dates for the diary
Carnevale celebrations begin in February and continue on into March. During this time, the streets are brought to life with dancing, singing, parades, food and theatre. The celebrations attract more than 200,000 visitors each year and must be experienced to be fully appreciated.
In addition to Carnevale, Easter is also celebrated throughout the whole of Sicily in March, when processions and parades are organised in many towns and cities. These are fantastic to watch and are suitable for the whole family to enjoy.
March events in Sicily
Mount Etna Morning Trip
1st March 2020 to 31st March 2020
Mt. Etna can get quite warm during the summer months, so March is a good time to visit for a tour of Europeâ€™s tallest active volcano. Follow a guide to visit old craters, spot lava flow and explore a lava cave by headlamp.
Feast of Saint Joseph
19th March 2020
Villages across Sicily, including Adrano, Nicolosi and Randazzo, commemorate this day and satisfy their sweet tooth with the eating of traditional cakes made with rice and honey.