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Ljubljana and Ljubljana Castle Sightseeing Tour

1. Ljubljana and Ljubljana Castle Sightseeing Tour

Enjoy a personalized and in-depth 2.5-hour walking tour of Ljubljana. Start out from Preseren Square, the capital city’s main square, continuing on to the Ljubljanica, which is the city's main river. Admire splendid views from Ljubljana’s many bridges, stop to take a photo with the famous Ljubljana Dragon, and hear some interesting stories about how people lived in times past. Your experienced local guide will also tell you what it's like to be a local in Ljubljana today. Take the funicular up to visit Ljubljana castle – the magnificent fortress above the city – and enjoy superb views from the tower.

Full-Day Ljubljana and Lake Bled Trip from Zagreb

2. Full-Day Ljubljana and Lake Bled Trip from Zagreb

Discover the highlights of neighboring of Slovenia on a day tour from Zagreb. Explore the Slovenian capital of Ljubliana, followed by a visit to the scenic Lake Bled. Start with pickup from your centrally located hotel in Zagreb, or at Zrinjevac Park. Sit back and relax in an air-conditioned vehicle for the scenic drive to Ljubljana. Admire the variety of Ljubljana's architectural styles, rich history, and quirky bridge with dragons on a guided walking tour. Take the funicular to the castle from where you can soak up the beautiful panorama of the Slovenia capital. Discover the highlights of the city, as well as some hidden gems. Then, make the short journey to the town of Bled, situated on the beautiful shores of the lake. Admire the sight of the impressive medieval castle that dates back to the 11th century which is perched atop a steep cliff rising 130 meters above the glacial lake. Take in the mesmerizing views of the Julian Alps, the Church of the Assumption of Mary on the rocky islet, and the surrounding natural beauty. Get up close to the lake and enjoy a walk to take in even more breathtaking vistas. You can choose to take a ride on a traditional Pletna boat, try the famous cream cake, or enjoy a swim before returning to Zagreb.

Ljubljana: Self-Guided Walking Tour

3. Ljubljana: Self-Guided Walking Tour

Download this self-guided tour and discover the vibrant city of Ljubljana at your own pace. Learn more about the fascinating history of the capital city of Slovenia and receive educational tidbits about its architecture and urban scene. On this audio tour you will learn about Slovenia's eminent architect, Jose Plecnik, as you explore his renowned creations like the National and University Library. The tour also includes other famous works of Plecnik, like the Butchers' Bridge and the infamous Dragon Bridge. See other highlights like the Krizanke Summer Theatre, Cobblers' Bridge, Town Square, Congress Square, Modern Gallery, Neboticnik, and Preseren Square. Explore the sacred atmosphere and learn about the mature Baroque style of St Nicholas' Cathedral, one of the most well-preserved churches in Slovenia. Spend some time at the National Museum with its extensive collection of archaeological artifacts, antique coins, and banknotes. Check out Ljubljana Castle and enjoy a panoramic view of the city, then visit the Central Market and don't miss the fascinating artistic community that is Metelkova City.

From Zagreb: Private Postojna Cave, Bled, Ljubljana Trip

4. From Zagreb: Private Postojna Cave, Bled, Ljubljana Trip

Meet your guide at your Zagreb accommodation and drive to the lake resort of Bled, known for its medieval castle on a cliff high above the lake and the amazing Alpine peaks that surround it. Admire the castle terraces that offer spectacular views of the lake and the tiny island it’s planted on. Later on, take a break to taste a Slovenian dessert called kremšnita, a delicious vanilla custard and cream cake. After enjoying the lake’s beautiful nature we are heading to Postojna Cave, a fantastic web of tunnels, passages, galleries and halls, the astonishing diversity of Karst features as well as easy access are certainly the main reasons for such popularity of the cave and a large number of visitors, which has already reached 38 million in 200 years. Our last stop is the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana. We will start our tour in front of the Town Hall and continue through the historical city center. Gaze at its mixture of Baroque and Art Nouveau architecture and masterful creations by the 20th century architect Jože Plečnik. Stroll around the medieval old town and visit the New and Old Markets, the Triple Bridge, and the Dragon Bridge. Conclude the tour with a funic­u­lar ride, which departs from Krekov Square and goes up to the Ljubl­jana Cas­tle. Enjoy one final view of the city set along the banks of the emerald green river Ljubljanica. Have lunch (not included) at a traditional Slovenian restaurant to taste some of the exquisite local meals. We will arrive back to your accommodation in Zagreb around 9pm

Ljubljana: Private City Walking Tour with Food Tasting

5. Ljubljana: Private City Walking Tour with Food Tasting

Ljubljana, is a magical place! And with the local host of your choice, you are going to experience it all. So get ready; culture, history, and local lifestyle await! Dive into the origin of Ljubljana as you see the city’s main landmarks like Dragon bridge, Tivoli Park, and Ljubljana castle. And how about the hidden gems? Oh, you’re in for a surprise! Every host has its own story to tell, so pick your favorite, and you’ll discover the city through their eyes. Experience their Ljubljana to the max based on their passions and expertise. They’ll make sure you have fun enjoying a unique and local perspective of Ljubljana. Want to take a break? Leave it up to your host! This is the perfect opportunity to visit that special eatery where only the locals come and your chance to enjoy a local treat hand-picked by your host. Feel free to ask your host more about their life in their city or get recommendations about the top things to do in Ljubljana. Remember, the locals know best. The best part of any city tour is definitely the unique stories. Everybody has a story to tell, especially your host. Each one of the local hosts has a different background ranging from arts to history. They can’t wait to share their knowledge with you and exchange ideas and perspectives! Feel like changing the route a bit? No problem, the hosts will be happy to personalize the tour to your wishes and make their Ljubljana, your Ljubljana!

Ljubljana: Private Food Tour With Guide and 10 Tastings

6. Ljubljana: Private Food Tour With Guide and 10 Tastings

Fall in love with the flavorful Slovenian cuisine on this delicious food tour in Ljubljana! Enjoy a selection of 10 food and drink tastings hand-picked by your foodie local host, just for you. From yummy must-tries like Slovenian wine to unique dishes typical of the city such as Potica ; you’re in for a treat, so bring your appetite. This culinary tour in Ljubljana is a cultural journey that takes you further than the food you’ll eat. As you enjoy authentic local bites ranging from savory, sweet as well as drinks, you’ll also discover the city and its highlights. Stop to admire the Dragon bridge, Tivoli Park, and Ljubljana castle and hear about their local relevance from your host as you hop from one food hot spot to the other - what can be better than that? Want to know what this food tour has in store for you? Your local foodie has you covered! And because sharing is caring, you and your group will get to try bites of famous dishes. Each of the hosts has carefully selected the tastings you’ll enjoy during this food tour. All of them passionate about food and their city, know the best spots to get the most authentic and typical bites. Pick your host according to your interests and you’ll be a part of a unique and flavorful experience catered to your taste buds. Looking for a vegetarian alternative? It’s possible! The tour has been created with alternative tastings to fit your preferences. Just let your host know! The foodie locals are ready to take you on the best food tour in Ljubljana. All you have to do is check out their profiles and pick your favorite local for a delicious culinary experience. This Ljubljana food tour can be 100% personalized to match your diet and allergies.

Ljubljana: Private Customizable City Walking Tour

7. Ljubljana: Private Customizable City Walking Tour

First time in Ljubljana? Wondering where to go and what to see in this fascinating city? We got you! Kickstart your time in Ljubljana with a 90-minute introduction to the city with the help of your favorite local. This tour is the city overview you were looking for that brings together sights of main highlights and attractions, plus must-have tips and tricks that will help you get acquainted with the city, its people, and culture. So, ready to start your time in Ljubljana in the best way possible? On this private tour, you’ll meet up with the local host of your choice. Each of the hosts on this tour will show you their Ljubljana in their way and based on their passions and expertise. The hosts know their city like the back of their hand and can’t wait to get you acquainted with Ljubljana! And what about that unique family-owned restaurant or that amazing local hotspot? Get personal recommendations from your local host and where to find the current hot spots in the city. Get insights on the local lifestyle and find out true stories about the city’s past as you take in vibrant, full-of-life present Ljubljana. Historical facts, local stories, and great tips & tricks. What can be more awesome than that? Any questions? Go ahead and ask your host about anything that pops into your mind and get all the answers you need for the perfect Ljubljana trip. Locals always know best. And don’t forget, this private tour can be personalized 100% according to your wishes!

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What people are saying about Ljubljana Castle

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 261 reviews

My wife and I booked this tour and we were lucky enough to get our awesome guide Alenka. She made our tour super special as she was very knowledgeable about everything, all her recommendations were great. We had the most amazing time spending the day with her and cannot recommend this company and Alenka enough.

It was a great idea to book this tour. We learned so much about the history on Ljubljana, the arquitecture and landscapes. Our guide was a native Slovenian very funny and with so much knowledge.

I regret not remembering the guide s name as she was phenomenal. Very informed, patient and passionate. A must do experience

Perfect to start your trip in Slovenia, a must-do The guide is super nice and knowledgeable

Maja was a great guide and gave us a lot of information and experiences during the trip.