Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia? If you're planning to go to Banská Štiavnica, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia

Based on the climate and weather in Banská Štiavnica, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Banská Štiavnica, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Banská Štiavnica is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 5 F (10+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to visit the majestic Church of St. Catherine, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Academy of Foresty and Mining, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

February

February in this region can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to visit the majestic Church of St. Catherine, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Academy of Foresty and Mining, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

March

March in Banská Štiavnica is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to visit the majestic Church of St. Catherine, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Academy of Foresty and Mining, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

April

April in Banská Štiavnica is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to visit the majestic Church of St. Catherine, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Academy of Foresty and Mining, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

May

May is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to visit the majestic Church of St. Catherine, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Academy of Foresty and Mining, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

June

Traveling to Banská Štiavnica in June, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to visit the majestic Church of St. Catherine, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Academy of Foresty and Mining, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

July

Traveling to Banská Štiavnica in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to visit the majestic Church of St. Catherine, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Academy of Foresty and Mining, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

August

If you vacation in Banská Štiavnica during August, you may notice that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to visit the majestic Church of St. Catherine, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Academy of Foresty and Mining, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

September

September in Banská Štiavnica is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to visit the majestic Church of St. Catherine, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Academy of Foresty and Mining, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

October

October in Banská Štiavnica is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to visit the majestic Church of St. Catherine, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Academy of Foresty and Mining, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

November

November can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to visit the majestic Church of St. Catherine, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Academy of Foresty and Mining, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

December

December in Banská Štiavnica can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to visit the majestic Church of St. Catherine, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Academy of Foresty and Mining, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Activities for Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Banská Štiavnica.

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