When to Go

High Season (Jun–Aug)

  • High temperatures and balmy evenings.
  • Hotels will be about 30% more expensive and you may need to book in advance, particularly by the beach.
  • Big draws like the Croatian islands will be crowded.

Shoulder (Apr–May & Sep–Oct)

  • The weather is mild and warm.
  • Prices drop and crowds dwindle.
  • Various festivals spark up; all up, it's the best time to travel in the region.

Low Season (Nov–Mar)

  • Days can be dark and cold.
  • Hotel prices drop to their lowest.
  • Many attractions and coastal towns all but close – time to hit the ski slopes!