Žilina, Slovakia
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Climate & Best time to visit Žilina

Climate in Žilina:

Best time to visit Žilina:

Spring (April to June): This season brings mild temperatures and blooming landscapes, making it ideal for outdoor activities like hiking, exploring national parks, and enjoying the countryside. The weather is generally pleasant, with fewer crowds compared to peak summer months.

Summer (July to August): Summer is popular for tourism in Slovakia due to warm temperatures, making it perfect for outdoor adventures, festivals, and exploring historic cities like Bratislava. However, this is also the busiest time, so popular destinations might be more crowded.

Autumn (September to November): The fall foliage creates a picturesque setting, especially in the mountains. It's a great time for hiking, enjoying the changing colors of nature, and experiencing cultural events and wine festivals.

Winter (December to February): Slovakia transforms into a winter wonderland with opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports in the Tatra Mountains and other ski resorts. Christmas markets in cities like Bratislava and Banska Bystrica are also popular attractions.

Money & Prices

Currency in Slovakia:

Euro (EUR)

How expensive is a trip to Žilina?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
6.92 USD
Fast food meal:
7.13 USD
Mid-range meal:
15.40 USD
Bottle of water:
0.68 USD
Soft drink:
1.56 USD
2.31 USD
Local Beer:
2.02 USD
Public transport - one way ticket:
1.11 USD
Taxi - 1km:
1.35 USD
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

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General information

Slovakia general information:

Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type E (French 2-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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