Enjoy all the beauty of spring in these international locations that hit their peak of beauty and cultural appeal in March. Each one of these is the perfect place to pack and wear Ultrafino travel hats to help shade your face from the fresh spring sun.
Douro Valley, Portugal
Douro Valley is home to the ideal microclimate for wines, which results in an incredible, sunny spring while most of the European mainland is blanketed by clouds and rain. This beautifully mountainous region in Portugal offers plenty of opportunity for outdoor wine sipping. Keep your face shielded with the Alda Feather Trim Straw Fedora to maintain an elegantly casual look in the vineyards.
In March, Nara glows with the Omizutori festival, a traditional Buddhist celebration that sees monks carrying torches to light up the night and ward off evil. Nara is also home to a large herd of deer, making it a spectacular springtime destination.
Springtime in Japan can be brisk, and March weather in Nara can be on the cool side. You can keep yourself warm, stylish and protected from passing lantern spark showers with the Napoli Suede Trilby.
In late March, the National Mall’s famed cherry trees blossom in unison, creating pink clouds of floral beauty among the stark elegance of the USA’s most iconic monuments and buildings. The Classic British Ivy Driving Cap provides the right amount of comfort and visibility for your immersion into floral serenity.
Pack a classic straw Panama hat and take a boat trip out into the Pacific so you can see humpback whales during their annual March peak season.
Cape Town, South Africa
March is one of the driest months to visit Cape Town, and it’s also a fun time to experience some local culture thanks to the Cape Town Carnival, which is held annually during the third month of the year. Keep the sun out of your eyes with a wide brim straw sun hat so you can stay focused on the colorful costumes parading by.
In addition to the indie festival South by Southwest (SXSW), March in Austin brings plenty of warm weather and sun to escape from northern climates where winter may still be holding on. Get the ultimate blend of Texas-style and sun-shading function with the Stetson Digger vented straw hat.
March is the best time to visit Guadalajara; you’ll enjoy warm temperatures but beat both hot and rainy seasons. Enjoy luxury and beauty as you stroll the streets and see a beautiful blend of classical and modernist architecture. The Havana airway straw fedora is the perfect style to wear as you navigate the sights in Mexico’s second-largest city.