City of Delights.
Ljubljana is a vibrant city full of surprises. It has all the advantages of a modern capital, combined with small-town friendliness.
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Ljubljana enjoys a central position which makes it the ideal base for exploring the rest of Slovenia. It is a cultural crossroads due to its location. On one hand you can see Central Europe in the architecture and language of Ljubljana. On the other hand there is a strong Mediterranean and Balkan influence in Ljubljana. You can see this in the city's cafe culture. People are often surprised how westernized and advanced Slovenia is. It's more in a class with its Austrian neighbors than its Eastern European counterparts.
Ljubljana is packed with natural beauty. There are also cultural sights that bear witness to the city's dynamic history. There is a diverse range of restaurants to satisfy culinary desires too. The local cuisine is heavily influenced by its neighbors in all directions. Wine lovers will find Slovenia to be a hidden gem. One of the best ways to get to know Ljubljana and Slovenian cuisine at the same time is on a food tour. You can enjoy dishes from the whole country while walking around the center. Ljubljana is very tourist friendly. The Old Town has an ever-expanding pedestrian zone. One great way to see Ljubljana is by bike. You can take advantage of the numerous bike lanes across the city. Also don't miss the castle that looms above Ljubljana. It has an interesting museum and incredible views.
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Where to stay in Ljubljana
Central Ljubljana is very compact and all the accommodation choices we offer are located within it. The possibilities range from friendly small B&Bs to design and boutique 4 and 5 star hotels. Once we start preparing your customized itinerary we will present our recommended options for you to select from.
Things to do in Ljubljana
The must-see sights of the city itself are all located in the Old Town, and the castle that towers over the city is a great place to start. Stretch your legs and walk up the path that zig zags up the hill or take it easy and use the funicular. Situated in the center of the country, Ljubljana is the ideal base for striking out and seeing more of the country. If you're planning on renting a car then most out-of-city destinations are easy day trips on your own but if you prefer the support of a local guide (particuarly in the case of the wine tour!) we've got you covered. The most popular day trip from Ljubljana, even for locals, is to Lake Bled but you could also head to the Venetian era seaside town of Piran if you're not also visiting the Croatian coast during your trip. When we send you your customized itinerary you will be able to choose additional excursions to included in your vacation package or consider for adding later.
What I love about Ljubljana...
“You wouldn't know Ljubljana is the capital city of Slovenia by its quaint streets, canals and friendly locals, however this town does not fail to disappoint. Top rated restaurants, busy nightlife and beautifully lit streets, I would definitely recommend spending a few days in Ljubljana to take in everything that the capital has to offer.”
Popular Tour Itineraries Featuring Ljubljana
Spend some time in Ljubljana on a tour that takes in other cities in Slovenia and neighboring countries. Our vacation packages including Ljubljana and other destinations make traveling in Central & Eastern Europe hassle-free. We take care of getting you from place to place, accommodation, excursions and activities.
This two week trip will have you experiencing the highlights of two beautiful countries. From bustling Rome, akl the way to Ljubljana, the super-cute capital of Slovenia, with overnight stops in Florence, Venice and the Julian Alps along the way. read full itinerary
2 weeks gives you enough time to travel the length of Croatia as well as see some of Slovenia. Start with the compact Slovenian capital Ljubljana and day trip to Bled. Continue on to Rovinj, a walled city on the coast of Istria, "Croatia's Tuscany". From there you go inland to Plitvice to explore the famous Plitvice Lakes National Park. Then it's back to the coast, with a night in cosy Trogir, near Split. After a visit to Diocletian's Palace which encloses Old Split it's time for a ferry ride to relax on sunny Hvar Island. We've saved the best for last with Dubrovnik, the pearl of the Adriatic your final destination. read full itinerary
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