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

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Traveling to Orava, Slovakia? If you're planning to go to Orava, this 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 Orava, Slovakia

Based on the climate and weather in Orava, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Orava, Slovakia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Orava, Slovakia by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January here is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Orava. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Folding travel stroller

    This stroller is only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Plug adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and E. Be sure to choose the necessary kind. Many adapters for sale now are just plugs and expect your devices to adjust the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could burn up. This one should be sufficient for most areas.

  • Travel neck pillow

    A top rated pillow is this one

If you are planning to visit the stunning Leštiny wooden church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Orava village museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Orava is frigid and somewhat snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Orava. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

Comfort
  • Folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Plug adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and E. Be careful to find the right type. The vast majority of adapters on sale are simply plugs and expect your devices to convert the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could burn up. This one should be appropriate for most countries.

  • Travel pillow

    A good option is this one

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

If you are planning to visit the stunning Leštiny wooden church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Orava village museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March here is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Orava. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

Comfort
  • Travel voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and E. Check that you get the correct kind. Many adapters available online are just plugs and expect your devices to change the voltage themselves. If your electronics can't do that they could get destroyed. This one should be appropriate for most places.

  • Super portable foldable travel stroller

    This stroller is only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel neck support pillow

    An excellent option is this one

If you are planning to visit the stunning Leštiny wooden church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Orava village museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

Traveling to Orava in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Orava. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Ultralightweight travel stroller

    This stroller weighs just 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Plug adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and E. Be sure to pick the correct type. The vast majority of adapters on sale are simply plugs and require your electronics to adjust the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could get fried. This one should be appropriate for most countries.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel neck pillow

    A versatile choice is this one

If you are planning to visit the stunning Leštiny wooden church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Orava village museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Orava during May, you will probably find that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your stuff.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Orava. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Travel neck support pillow

    What we like is this one

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and E. Be careful to choose the necessary kind. Many adapters on sale are just plugs and require your devices to change the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could burn up. This one should work in most places.

  • Ultralightweight travel stroller

    This stroller is only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

If you are planning to visit the stunning Leštiny wooden church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Orava village museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June here is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Orava. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

Comfort
  • Super portable foldable travel stroller

    This stroller is only 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Voltage step down adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and E. Ensure that you pick the right type. Most adapters for sale now are simply plug changers and require your electronics to adjust the voltage themselves. If your electronics can't do that they could get fried. This one works in most countries.

  • Travel neck pillow

    An excellent option is this one

If you are planning to visit the stunning Leštiny wooden church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Orava village museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Orava is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Orava, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Orava. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

Comfort
  • Travel pillow

    A good option is this one

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs just 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and E. Ensure that you get the necessary type. The majority of adapters for sale now are just plug changers and expect your devices to adjust the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get destroyed. This one should be sufficient for most areas.

If you are planning to visit the stunning Leštiny wooden church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Orava village museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Orava. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

Comfort
  • Voltage step down adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and E. Check that you choose the necessary type. Most adapters available online are just plug changers and require your electronics to adjust the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could get destroyed. This one should be appropriate for most areas.

  • Travel pillow

    Our favorite is this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Ultraportable travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

If you are planning to visit the stunning Leštiny wooden church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Orava village museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Orava is crisp and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Orava. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Travel neck support pillow

    Our favorite is this one

  • Voltage step down adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and E. It's important that you get the correct type. The vast majority of adapters that you can buy are simply plug changers and expect your electronics to change the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get destroyed. This one works in most areas.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Ultraportable travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

If you are planning to visit the stunning Leštiny wooden church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Orava village museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

In October, Orava can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and occasionally jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Orava, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your stuff.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Orava. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Travel neck support pillow

    A versatile choice is this one

  • Ultraportable travel stroller

    This stroller is only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Plug adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and E. Make sure to find the necessary type. Most adapters currently sold are simply plugs and expect your devices to change the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get destroyed. This one is sufficent for most places.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

If you are planning to visit the stunning Leštiny wooden church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Orava village museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you visit Orava during November, you may see that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Orava. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Ultralightweight travel stroller

    This stroller is only 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel pillow

    A top rated pillow is this one

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Travel voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and E. Be careful to pick the necessary type. A lot of adapters available are just plugs and require your devices to change the voltage themselves. If your electronics can't do that they could get fried. This one should work in most locations.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

If you are planning to visit the stunning Leštiny wooden church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Orava village museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Orava is very cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Orava. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

Comfort
  • Travel neck support pillow

    A versatile choice is this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Ultralightweight travel stroller

    This stroller weighs only 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and E. Be sure to find the necessary type. A lot of adapters on sale are simply plug changers and require your devices to convert the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could get fried. This one is sufficent for most places.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

If you are planning to visit the stunning Leštiny wooden church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Orava village museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Orava, Slovakia

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

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