Slovenia Weather, climate and geography
Weather and climate
Best time to visit
Continental climate with warm summers and cold winters (snowfalls in the Alps). Mediterranean climate on the coast.
Medium-weight clothing and heavy overcoats in winter; lightweight clothing and raincoats for the summer, particularly for the higher Alpine north.
This compact and strategically important country is dominated by mountains, rivers and major north-south and east-west transit routes. Slovenia borders Italy to the west, Austria to the north, Hungary to the northeast and Croatia to the southeast, with a 47km (30-mile) Adriatic Sea coastline, where the main port is Koper.