When to Go

High Season (Jun–Aug)

  • Mostly sunny skies with occasional rain.
  • Crowds in Ljubljana and the coast; advance accommodation booking essential.
  • Museums and other attractions open for business.
  • Party atmosphere everywhere.

Shoulder (Apr & May, Sep & Oct)

  • Sunny, dry September is a great time for climbing Mt Triglav.
  • Lower tariffs are in effect at many hotels.
  • Rafting is great by late May; swimming is over by September.
  • Best overall time for hiking.

Low Season (Nov–Mar)

  • Ski season runs from mid-December to March or even April.
  • Christmas through New Year can be crowded.
  • Attractions in smaller towns may close or have limited hours.