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

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Traveling to Zvolen, Slovakia? If you're planning to go to Zvolen, I've got 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 Zvolen, Slovakia

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

Important essentials for Zvolen, Slovakia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

Traveling to Zvolen in January, you will notice that it can be bitter cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

In February, Zvolen is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Zvolen, with of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is very breezy.

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March

Traveling to Zvolen in March, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April in Zvolen is frigid and very snowy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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May

If you are traveling to Zvolen in May, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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June

In June, Zvolen can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Zvolen, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is breezy.

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July

If you visit Zvolen during July, you might find that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

In August, Zvolen can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) and about half of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Zvolen, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is windy.

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September

In September, Zvolen is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and occasionally jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Zvolen, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is very breezy.

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October

In October, Zvolen is frigid. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Zvolen, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is very windy.

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November

November in Zvolen is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

December in Zvolen is biting cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about two thirds of the time.

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Activities for Zvolen, Slovakia

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

Castle hopping? For The Zvolen Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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