Rising in the north of Slovenia is the Kamnik-Savinja Alps, home to pure natural beauty. Picturesque panoramic vistas of green slopes and white peaks, gushing waterfalls that provide the soundtrack to hiking the hilly trails. Exploring the Slovenian mountainside reveals some of the great natural spots in all of Europe. Visit between June and September for ideal Slovene hiking conditions.
The Kamnik-Savinja Alps are a range that is located in the Southern Limestone Alps, mostly in the northern sections of Slovenia. The extreme northern chunk of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps lies in Austria. The range consists of the Kamnik Alps that stand to the west, while the Savinja Alps stand to the east. There are large bundles of mountains that soar beyond 2,000 meters, including Grintovec (2,558m) Kocna (2,540m) and Skuta (2,532m).
The region has a temperate climate with cold winters and warm summers. Temperatures range from -2 in January to a peak of 21 in July, with a liberal falling of snow in the winter.
Visit between June and September for ideal Slovene hiking conditions.
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