Best Holiday Destinations for Easter: Amalfi Coast & Sorrento

Enjoy the top holiday destination for Easter in Italy


As Easter approaches, imagine yourself surrounded by the serene beauty of the Amalfi Coast, enjoying an egg-citing celebration at a luxurious villa selected by Tripwix. Located in Positano, this charming retreat offers a holiday experience filled with tranquility, cultural charm, and outdoor adventure.

Italy, especially Positano, is a captivating destination during Easter for its vibrant traditions and rich cultural heritage. Hence, the setting of Positano hosts colorful processions and traditional, offering a unique cultural experience.

That is what makes it the best holiday destinations for Easter. Moreover, with its mild Mediterranean climate, Easter in Italy is perfect for exploring charming coastal towns and enjoying authentic Italian cuisine, all amidst a less busy atmosphere than in the summer.


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Amalfi Coast view

Here are several reasons why Positano should be at the top of your list for an Easter family getaway:

Tranquil Luxury

First, immerse yourself in the beauty of the Amalfi Coast as you unwind in an elegant setting with panoramic views of the azure sea and rugged cliffs. The scenic terraces offer a sun-kissed retreat, ideal for relaxation and family bonding. 

Family-Friendly Fun

Then, with sprawling backyards and charming towns, the Amalfi Coast is the perfect setting for children’s Easter activities, including egg hunts and outdoor adventures. Explore local markets for artisanal chocolates and traditional Easter treats. 

Easter Gourmet Delights

Also, enjoy authentic Easter meals prepared by talented chefs, featuring locally sourced ingredients and exquisite flavors of the region. Gather around the dining table to savor mouthwatering dishes while enjoying breathtaking coastal views. 

Cultural Exploration

To finish, immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the Amalfi Coast with curated experiences arranged by Tripwix. Explore nearby attractions such as ancient ruins, charming villages, and vibrant cities, discovering hidden gems and local treasures along the way. 

A Sorrento Easter Procession: Immerse Yourself in Local Traditions

Additionally, discover the historic Easter processions in Sorrento, a cherished tradition dating back to the 1300s. Witness solemn hooded figures silently through the streets, paying homage to the Passion of Jesus Christ. Join the locals as they gather to observe these ritual marches, a testament to the region’s rich cultural heritage. 

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Holy week on the Amalfi Coast

How to Experience the Processions

Plan your visit along with the processions and immerse yourself in the solemn atmosphere of Holy Week. Then, follow the main streets of Sorrento, Sant’Agnello, and Piano di Sorrento, where the processions unfold. Finally, find a spot along the road or watch as the procession leaves the local churches, soaking in the moving performances and cultural traditions while listening to the choruses. 

When and where to witness the Processions

  • Sorrento: Holy Thursday at 8:30om, Good Friday at 3am and 9pm
  • Sant’Agnello: Holy Thursday at 8pm, Good Friday at 2:30am and 9pm
  • Piano di Sorrento: Holy Thursday at 8:30pm and 10pm, Good Friday at 2:30am, 2:45am, and 7:45pm

Book Your Easter Escape Today


In conclusion, Positano is not just one of the best Easter holiday destinations; it’s a place where families can create lasting memories. From its stunning natural beauty and rich cultural offerings to its family-friendly amenities and activities, Positano promises an Easter vacation that is both exciting and relaxing, ensuring something for every member of the family to enjoy.

Booking with Tripwix guarantees a seamless experience, from exclusive villas to personalized itineraries. Furthermore, our expert team ensures every detail exceeds expectations. Plus, having a local ambassador like Belinda Collins adds invaluable insight and expertise who is available 24/7. With this guidance, your Easter celebration on the Amalfi Coast promises unforgettable moments and cherished memories.


Interested? Contact our local ambassador Belinda for more information.

 Buona Pasqua!

Lotte van Dort

Hello! My name is Lotte van Dort and I am a student intern at Tripwix, currently soaking up the vibrant atmosphere of Lisbon, Portugal. Combining my passion for European Studies with the thrill of travelling, I'm creating engaging blog posts that capture the essence of Europe's rich culture and history, all while immersing in the luxury rentals offered by Tripwix. Join me on this exciting journey!